Bundle of correspondence

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 FRD1/1/370
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 RDR117-127.
  • Dates of Creation
      22 Nov 1948-11 Jun 1956 & n.d.
  • Physical Description
      10 pieces; 12 leaves.

Scope and Content

With Dame Flora Robson (1902-1984), actress. Topics covered include: her congratulations on a Christmas broadcast of RD's; a book he has sent her; her attempts to find a house near Elstree for RD to rent in late 1948; RD's success in finding a house in Highgate in 1953; Robson's recommendation of an Austrian doctor called Dr Walter Rumpeld who may be able to cure RD's asthma; and RD's decision that he has "had enough of doctors and realize more and more that it depends on me".

Manuscript and typescript.