The papers deal largely with matters relating to the death of Jessica's husband, Francis Brett Young, the publication of his novels and of her biography of him and with financial affairs.
The Jessica Brett Young Papers
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- ReferenceGB 150 JBY
- Dates of Creation20th Century
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description11 series
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Administrative / Biographical History
Jessica Brett Young (ne Hankinson), d. 1970 was the wife of Francis Brett Young, novelist, fl 1905-1970. She wrote a biography of her husband which was published under the title Francis Brett Young : a biography, London, Heinemann, 1962.
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The papers of Jessica Brett Young were bequeathed to Birmingham University Library in 1971.
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