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L. P. Hartley letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1246

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to David Horner. In the first, dated 16 May 1953, Hartley looks forward to a dinner engagement. The second, dated 23 March 1956, relates gratitude for Horner's congratulations on his receipt of a C.B.E. A letter dated 6 November 1956 and written from Venice gives a detailed description of the advantages and disadvantages of the Hotel Regina, and relates news of Victor Cunard and Freya Stark. The fourth letter, dated 8 April 1967, is devoted to reflections on the recent death of Hartley's close friend C.H.B. Kitchin.

Dates

  • 1953-1967

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from L.P. Hartley letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical Sketch

English novelist, short-story writer, and critic.

Extent

4 items (16 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)

Custodial History

Purchased in 1980.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased; 1980.

Appraisal

Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Title
Register of L. P. Hartley letters
Status
In Progress
Author
Benjamin Sipes
Date
2010 August 5
Description rules
Appm
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

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