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Fry, Sara Margery, 1874 - 1958 (Principal of Somerville College Oxford)


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Sister of the painter and art critic Roger Fry.

Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence between E.M. Forster and Margery Fry, 1936-05-15 - 1980-05-15

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/18/198
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard, signed, to E.M. Forster. [p.m. 28 Dec. 1949].
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter, signed, from E.M. Forster. 15 May 1936.
1 autograph letter, signed, from Michael Halls to P.N. Furbank concerning the original. 1980.
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Dates: 1936-05-15 - 1980-05-15

Correspondence from S. Margery Fry, 1925 - 1943

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/32
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters, signed, 1 typed letter, signed, and 2 autograph postcards, signed.

Dates: 1925 - 1943

'Expression and representation in the graphic arts', 1908-05-10

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/1/86
Scope and Contents

Autograph manuscript lecture with comments in Margery Fry's hand. Given at the Oxford Philosophical Society.

Dates: 1908-05-10

Fry: The Papers of Roger Eliot Fry

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF
Scope and Contents

The collection includes lectures, correspondence, sketchbooks etc. accumulated by Fry during his lifetime. It also contains secondary material comprising correspondence, photocopies, notes and news cuttings assembled since Fry's death by his sister Margery, daughter Pamela Diamand, biographer Virginia Woolf, bibliographer Donald Laing and editor Denys Sutton.

Dates: 1873 - 1969

Letter from Margery Fry to Vanessa Bell, 1937-07-22

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/217
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1937-07-22

Letters from Helen Anrep to Vanessa Bell, 1955 - 1959

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/1/2
Scope and Contents

6 autograph letters, signed, one of which encloses a photocard of Dorothy Smith, Margery and Isabella Fry and Constance Masefield, posing with bicycles, c. 1900-10.

Dates: 1955 - 1959
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Letters by persons still living may only be read with the written permission of the author. The correspondence between Mrs. Garnett and her late husband, David Garnett, may only be read by permission of the family. For further information, please contact the Archivist.

Letters from Margery Fry to JTS, 1934 - 1935

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/77
Scope and Contents

4 autograph letters signed and 1 typed letter signed.

Dates: 1934 - 1935

Notes made while sorting out REF's papers, 1935 - 1969

Reference Code: GBR/0272/REF/13/6
Scope and Contents

Assorted contents notes on small cards, envelopes and slips of paper, made in the course of sorting out REF's papers. Include details of 1) certain REF letters to his father and Helen Fry; and 2) news cuttings of articles and reviews by REF.

Dates: 1935 - 1969

Playreading Society Minute Book, 1907 - 1915

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/5/1
Scope and Contents Minutes, written up by Clive Bell, of the meetings of a play-reading society [?at 40 Gordon Square], with cast lists and comments on the performances by Clive Bell. The players were variously Clive Bell, Vanessa Bell, Walter Lamb, Adrian Stephen, Lytton Strachey and Saxon Sydney-Turner, 1907-9; Clive Bell, Vanessa Bell, Roger and Margery Fry, Duncan Grant, Molly MacCarthy and Saxon Sydney-Turner, 1914-15. For the later period, fewer performance details are recorded. The book was used...
Dates: 1907 - 1915