Papers regarding Burgess's personal financial, medical and legal affairs

Scope and Content

Largely unlisted, this collection contains:

1) Address books

2) Business cards

3) Certificates (birth, marriage and death)

4) Education records, e.g. school certificates, reports and magazines

5) Property files (arranged by property), including correspondence relating to the purchase, sale and upkeep of each property

6) Correspondence with family, friends and fans, including letters from Angela Carter, Olivia Manning, Adrienne Rich, Shirley Conran, Erica Jong, Kingsley Amis, Robert Conquest, Graham Greene, Anthony Powell, Stanley Kubrick, Thomas Pynchon, Lord Lew Grade, Michael Powell, Eric Partridge, Larry Adler, Orson Welles, Jean Queval, and Jacques Attali.

Although the papers mainly relate to Burgess and his second wife, Liana, a small amount of material relates to their son, Andrew, and Burgess's first wife, Lynne.

Access Information


Since these papers are largely unlisted, access is via written application to the Archivist.