Correspondence of Robert ('Jock') Liddell and Robert Smith

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence of Robert ('Jock') Liddell and Robert Smith:

  • letters from Robert Liddell to Robert Smith, 1951-92
  • letters from Smith to Liddell, 1991-2
  • Robert Smith's notes on Liddell and their correspondence
  • a letter from Guido Granai to Robert Smith, 1992
  • miscellaneous papers, n.d., including cyclostyled copy of a poem, 'Cultural Relations', and notes by Robert Smith on a second manuscript version of Liddell's A mind at ease: Barbara Pym and her novels (London, 1989).

Administrative / Biographical History

Robert Sidney Smith (b 1919) and Robert Liddell (b 1908), author, were friends.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Given to the Library by Robert Smith in 1995.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.