Virginia Woolf: On Being Ill

Scope and Content

'On being ill', a holograph manuscript of 24 October 1925. There are accompanying letters by Virginia and Leonard Woolf and V. Sackville-West, 1936-1966, and an extract from a sale catalogue of 25 July 1978, concerning letters of Virginia Woolf.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Received from the library of Sir Geoffrey Keynes, 1982.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.


The collection is no. 4237 in Sir Geoffrey Keynes, Bibliotheca bibliographici (London, 1964), p. 426.