Papers of Joyce Cary

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Cary 1-347, Cary adds. 1-12
  • Dates of Creation
      Mid-19th century-1965
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      359 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Cary's papers include manuscripts and typescripts of published and unpublished works; files and notebooks; correspondence; and autobiographical and miscellaneous papers, newspaper cuttings and theses.

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Joyce Lunel Cary (1888-1957) was an author. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

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