Correspondence of Elizabeth Graves

Scope and Content

Elizabeth Graves writes to Robert and Beryl Graves about her studies and career in graphic design - she illustrated 'An Ancient Castle' (1980) - and family news, including her marriage in India to Paul Goodchild in 1979, and his arrest in Bulgaria in 1981. Tony Benn MP assisted in securing his release. The first letter in the bundle (undated) bears an ink self-portrait of Elizabeth Graves in three different phases of a holiday in Deyá.


Material was arranged in chronological order; this order has been maintained with occasional corrections to the chronology.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC0419

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

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