Legge, Sylvia

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Research notes for Legge's book, 'Affectionate Cousins' about Thomas Sturge Moore and his wife Marie Appia, including copies and transcripts of Sturge Moore and Appia family correspondence. There is also correspondence with the Sturge Moores' daughter Riette and University of London Library about the Sturge Moore papers, personal correspondence with Riette Sturge Moore, essays on literary criticism, and details of the publication of the book.

Administrative / Biographical History

Legge was the author of Affectionate Cousins (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1980), about the relationship between Thomas Sturge Moore and Maria Appia.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Other Finding Aids

A full catalogue has been produced, which is accessible from the University of London Research Library Services on-line archives catalogue and is also available in the Palaeography Room of Senate House Library.

Archivist's Note

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

Given to the Library by Legge's Literary Executor, 1991.