Correspondence of Jess McNab

Scope and Content

Jess McNab writes inter alia about her work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and mutual acquaintances including Jenny Nicholson, Alistair Reid, Gordon Wasson, Len Lye, Ralph Jacobs and others. Series includes an undelivered ms letter from Graves to Jess McNab (15 April 1967), and an ms [copy, draft or unsent?] letter from Graves to Jess McNab (c February 1972) in reply to her request for support in protesting against her sacking.

Note

Canelluñ Collection number: CC0272

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.

Custodial History

Ms [copy, draft or unsent?] letter from Graves to Jess McNab (c February 1972) arrived separately in "box of bits" [WG ref CC6200].