List of letters and notes compiled by Piers Paul Read, files 1-4

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      GB 58 Add MS 89015/2/11/1
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      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000007566.0x000001
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      1 file

Scope and Content

The list tables note the letter number, from/by, to, description (eg letter/postcard), content, date and file number. Also includes a handwritten page of notes, relating to correspondents names.

  • List of 58 letters in file 1, from Alec Guinness to Merula and copies of letters to Chattie Salaman, with transcriptions and notes on letters to Merula from Buxton. 1938-1945.
  • List of 57 letters in file 2, from various correspondents including Edith Sitwell and Sydney Cockerell to Alec Guinness and Merula. 1940-1945.
  • List of 129 letters in file 3, from Alec Guinness to Merula Guinness, 1941, with typed notes on chronology and extract transcriptions from 1941 letters.
  • List of 146 letters in file 4, from Alec Guinness to Merula Guinness, 1942-1943, with typed extract transcriptions.

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