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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

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

William Sansom autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1532
Scope and Contents Holograph of an unpublished short story, "The Countess," on 13 loose foolscap pages. The work includes revisions and deletions and was the last the author completed. Autobiographical material is contained in a quarto notebook. In is handwritten and includes revisions, deletions and marginal notes.
Dates: 1976