Patricia Tyrrell Collection

Scope and Content

Includes manuscript notebooks containing drafts of poems and an annotated typescript draft of a novel. Also contains correspondence, articles by and about Tyrrell and photographs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Patricia Tyrrell is an English American author of novels and poetry. She was born and educated in Norfolk. For some years Tyrrell worked in London as a civil servant. Having emigrated to the United States of America she worked in various roles including as a companion, cook-housekeeper and nurse. She returned to England in 1983 and is now based in Cornwall. Her novel 'The Reckoning' (2004) was shortlisted for the Encore Award.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Donated by Patricia Tyrrell.

Conditions Governing Use

Material in this collection is in copyright. Photocopies or digital images can only be supplied by the Library for research or private study within the terms of copyright legislation. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder's permission to reproduce for any other purpose. Guidance is available on tracing copyright status and ownership.

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