Typescripts of two novels by Alice Harwood

Scope and Content

Typescripts of two novels by Alice Harwood:

  • carbon typescript of 'She had to be queen', as published, 1948.
  • carbon typescript of 'A king went that way', published as Merchant of the ruby (London: 1951).

Administrative / Biographical History

Alice Harwood (fl 1939-85) was an author of historical novels and plays.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed to the Library by Alice Harwood, 1986.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.


See scope and content.