Working papers of David Ayerst for his biography of J.L. Garvin, Garvin of the Observer (1985), comprising:
- an annotated transcript of the biography
- photocopies of correspondence, 1914-16, mainly between Garvin and his son Roland Gerard (Ged) who died in 1916
- miscellaneous papers, 1894-1947, n.d., mainly photocopies of letters, articles and newspaper cuttings.
The collection includes material excluded from the published version.