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Burnett, Ivy Compton, Dame ((1892-1969) novelist)

 Person

Dates and places

1884-1969

Legal status / Nationality

British

Sphere of activity

Writer

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Compton-Burnett: The Papers of Ivy Compton-Burnett

Reference Code: GBR/0272/ICB
Scope and Contents

The papers comprise drafts of two of Ivy Compton-Burnett's novels, translations of poems by Margaret Jourdain, correspondence, press cuttings, broadcasts about ICB's work, diaries and a few photographs.

Dates: 1900 - 1985
 File

Letters to RNL from Ivy Compton-Burnett, 1937-03-22 - 1969-10-24

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/87
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed. The file includes an autograph manuscript tribute by Rosamond Lehmann and a typescript with manuscript annotations by Christopher Sykes, read at Ivy Compton-Burnett's memorial service on 24 Oct. 1969.

Dates: 1937-03-22 - 1969-10-24
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: Some items contain sensitive personal information and are closed to researchers under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998). A request to view these items must be made in writing to the Archivist who will discuss with the researcher the possibilities for obtaining the written permission of the author. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 Sub-Series

Personal and business papers, 1900 - 1957-01

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AEF/3/1
Scope and Contents The series includes letters received, copies and carbons of AEF's outgoing letters, photographs, picture postcards, theatre programmes, telegrams, school and university examination papers, newspaper cuttings and documents relating to the League of Nations. Only significant correspondents are noted.The correspondence is mainly between Felkin and his mother, Mrs Amelia Felkin, his sister Winifred, his wife Joyce and his children Hugh and Penelope. Also included are letters from the...
Dates: 1900 - 1957-01

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