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Anthony Armstrong papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1510
Scope and Contents Autobiographical materials, publishers' correspondence and contracts, and manuscripts for literary works. Anthony Armstrong flourished from 1924 to 1976 and was known for writing in several literary genres, including historical, humorous, crime, and country novels; humorous short stories; drama; nonfiction works; and film and radio scripts.
Dates: 1920-1976

Biographical sketch of John Oxenham

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2915
Scope and Contents A typed biographical sketch of John Oxenham, an English author. His real name was William Arthur Dunkerley. Mentions his business experiences in France and the United States. Mainly traces the beginnings of his writing career.
Dates: approximately 1948

Collection of Victorian and Edwardian manuscripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 355
Scope and Contents Original drawings, sketches, and sketch books. Most of the items deal with scenes in England. Many have been published as illustrations for newspapers, magazines, and books. The dates of composition of these materials are uncertain.
Dates: 1812-1952

The girl who died

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2471
Scope and Contents Typewritten book manuscript for publication. The item includes handwritten corrections made by the author. This novel is a mystery about how a girl died.
Dates: 1955

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...
Dates: 1953-1967

L. P. Hartley letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1692
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters. Most of these letters were to friends and other English writers including Alice Acland, Elizabeth Bowen, and Lord David Cecil. Hartley discusses various aspects of literature, discusses many of his works, and asks about how they may be improved.
Dates: 1958-1972

Maurice Henry Hewlett letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1282
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated 14 May 1910. Addressed to Curtis Brown, the document details Hewlett's inability to have a novel ready for Collins by 1 January.
Dates: 1910 May 14

I told you so

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Vault MSS 389
Scope and Contents Handwritten essay dealing with the Dublin Strike of 1913, and the unhappy part Mrs. Montefiore played in it. He also comments on the condition of Catholics in Great Britain.
Dates: 1913

Edward Bulwer Lytton Lytton letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Vault MSS 600
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter. Lytton tells "Sir" that he is too busy to have "the gratification of assisting" him.
Dates: 1860

R. H. Mottram letter

 Item — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1360
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letter dated March 23, 1943 and addressed to Lord Noel Buxton. The letter discusses a biography by Mottram of Sir Thomas Buxton. Included with the letter are three reviews of the book "Buxton the Liberator."
Dates: 1943 March 23

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Bates, H. E. (Herbert Ernest), 1905-1974 2
Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972 2
Sansom, William, 1912-1976 2
Acland, Alice, 1912- 1
Ainsworth, William Harrison, 1805-1882 1