Edward Upward: Journal (1990-91)

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  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 89002/1/72
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000827.0x000189
  • Dates of Creation
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      1 notebook, with loose material

Scope and Content

Hard covered notebook ('Vol 72') containing entries from August 1990 to September 1991.

With the following loose material:

  • letter (typescript, no date) from Upward to Cecil Woolf and Jean Moorcroft Wilson in which Upward, at their request, outlines his views on the Gulf War (1 sheet);
  • letter (19 October 1990) from 'D', having visited the Bodleian Library 'and found your name deservedly catalogued therein' - with envelope, identifying 'D' as 'Derek';
  • two letters (30 October and 21 November 1990, with single envelope) from the Bodleian Library concerning Upward deposits: corrections to The Spiral Ascent, and a revised version of Journey to the Border (1938).

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Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

Notebook dimensions: 205 x 145 mm.