Annabel Cash Papers

Scope and Content

The collection includes 116 letters and postcards to Anna Brook, nee Cash, and her parents, Cedric and Grace Cash. 56 letters are addressed to Anna, and 40 to her parents. The remainder are postcards which are addressed to either both Anna or her mother Grace.

Administrative / Biographical History

Henry Williamson (1890-1982), novelist, was the author of (among other works) Tarka the Otter and a cycle of fifteen novels collectively entitled A Chronicle of Ancient Sunlight, which was completed in 1960. He met Anna[bel] Cash in 1969, and wrote very frequently to her for the next year or so. The recipient became Anna Brook on her marriage in about 1973. For a fuller biographical description of Henry Williamson see EUL MS43.

Access Information

Written permission of the Society is required.

Acquisition Information

The Society deposited the papers in February 1990.

Other Finding Aids

A list of letters according to date is inside the first (black) binder.

Conditions Governing Use

Written permission of the Society is required.

Custodial History

The letters were donated to the Henry Williamson Society in 1982, and the Society organised them in to their current arrangement of four ring binders.