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L. P. Hartley letter

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 2317
Scope and Contents Handwritten letter dated 8 Sept. 1941 and addressed to Norah Hoult (1901-1984), an Irish writer. Hartley had written a review of a novel "Smilin' on the Vine" by Hoult in which he was somewhat critical of the work. Hartley responds to a letter from Hoult and essentially concedes that some of his criticisms were overstated.
Dates: 1941 September 8

L. P. Hartley letters

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1677
Scope and Contents Eight letters containing information concerning Hartley's religious novel "My Fellow-Devils". All of the letters were addressed to David Horner.
Dates: 1951-1961

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

L. P. Hartley letters

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 1525
Scope and Contents Handwritten and signed letters addressed to Reginal Littleboy from 1921 through 1969. Littleboy was a life-long friend who lived in Sussex, England. The letters relate many of Hartley's life experiences, reflections on associate authors, and also comment on writing.
Dates: 1921-1969