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Hawkins, Desmond, 1908- (writer and broadcaster)



  • Existence: 1908-

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Letters from Desmond Hawkins (British Broadcasting Corporation, Bristol) to Siegfried Sassoon re appreciation of visit to Heytesbury, sends copy of letter from V. King (MS Add.9375/358), 4 July 1967-24 Aug. 1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9375/357-8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

A collection of 1094 letters, postcards and other items known as 'Sassoon's residual correspondence' although it does also include a number of items addressed to other persons particularly to his wife, Hester, and his mother, Theresa Thornycroft.

Dates: 4 July 1967-24 Aug. 1967
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (