Personal Papers of Joyce Mary Freeman Penny

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous writings, unpublished: 'The Yearling', collected poems; 'Joyce Penny Poems'; 'Selected poems'; 'Marjorie Maltravers', a novel; 'A Flower from Fortune's Garland', collected short stories; 'The Merlin', collected short stories; translations of Latin poetry from earliest times to 6thC AD; translations of Latin poetry from 6thC to 9thC; translations of medieval Latin lyrics; two short stories, 'Bishop Incognito' and 'Journey into Autumn', and an untitled poem; 'A Skein of Milk', short story letters to Piloo Jungalwalla; with poems, 1948-1985.

Administrative / Biographical History

Joyce Mary Freeman Penny was born in 1912. She studied English at Girton College 1933-1936.

Access Information

Access is open to bona fide scholars by appointment only.

Other Finding Aids

As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue for Girton College Archives was available at

Archivist's Note

Collection Description taken from Genesis in Sep 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project. Description by Catherine Burke, Genesis Project Officer 17/01/2002

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