GB/0397 Royal Academy of Arts Archive.
SP Spielmann papers 1885-1958
SP/8 Correspondence with Isabel McAllister 1926-43
                        >SP/8/1 Isabel McAllister, Pensione Suez, Rome, to Spielmann 10 Jun 1926
Reference CodeSP/8/1
TitleIsabel McAllister, Pensione Suez, Rome, to Spielmann
Date10 Jun 1926
Extent & Medium3 pieces
Content DescriptionWalter Gilbert advised her to contact him. She is in Rome writing a 'Life' of Sir Alfred Gilbert. Discusses her attempts to assist Gilbert in obtaining the commission for the memorial to Queen Alexandra. She believes Spielmann's old friend will be reinstated soon and knows this will bring him joy. She has not written to any R.A.'s as they would be petitioned for him years ago if they had been real friends. Details her relationship to Gilbert and her writing career.
NoteIn pencil, on the first leaf, Spielmann has noted, "Miss McAllister's first letter to me".