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MacCarthy, Mary Josefa, 1882 - 1953 (writer)

 Person

Dates and places

1882-1953

Sphere of activity

writer

Relationships

Penultimate of eight children. Wife of Desmond MacCarthy.

Other information

Publications include 'A Pier and a Band' (1918), 'A Nineteenth Century Childhood' (1924), 'Fighting Fitzgerald' (1930), 'Handicaps' (1936) and 'Festival' (1937).

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Assorted comic entertainments and verses concerning members of the 'Bloomsbury Group' and Keynes family, 1925 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/15
Scope and Contents

This file includes 'Don't be frightened: a burlesque' [possibly in the hand of Molly MacCarthy], featuring characters called Vanessa, Roger, Bell and Grant.

Dates: 1925 - 1928
 File

Correspondence between J.M. Keynes and Molly MacCarthy, 1913 - 1946

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JMK/PP/45/198
Scope and Contents

14 autograph letters, signed, and 4 autograph postcards, signed, to J.M. Keynes. 1913-46 and undated.
4 carbon typed letters, signed, from J.M. Keynes. 1939-46.

Dates: 1913 - 1946
 File

Correspondence from Desmond and Molly McCarthy, 1938 - 1954

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/1/43
Scope and Contents

7 autograph letters, signed; 2 typed letters, signed, and 1 autograph postcard, signed, to Vanessa Bell. 1938-54 and undated.
1 autograph letter, signed, to 'Marjorie'. 17 Dec. 1951.
1 autograph letter, signed, from Michael [McCarthy] to Vanessa Bell. 30 Dec. 1953.
1 typed letter, signed, to 'Annetta'. 6 Dec. 1951.


Dates: 1938 - 1954
Conditions Governing Access: From the Series: The correspondence of Mrs. Garnett and her late husband, David Garnett, may only be read with Mrs. Garnett's permission. For further information, please contact the Archivist.
 Sub-Series

Letters from Mary ('Molly') McCarthy to Clive and Vanessa Bell, 1912 - 1952

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/382
Scope and Contents From the Series:

This series comprises correspondence, chiefly letters written and received by Clive and Vanessa Bell, Duncan Grant, Julian and Quentin Bell, by Vanessa Bell's mother Julia Stephen and others.

Dates: 1912 - 1952
 File
 File

Letters to Vanessa and Clive Bell on the death of Virginia Woolf, 1941-04

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/697
Scope and Contents Photocopies of 60 autograph letters signed from: Colin Agnew, Barbara Bagenal, Margaret Balchin, Col. Cory Heward Bell, Mrs. H. T. Bell, Nellie Boxall, Nelly Cecil, Bishop of Chichester, 'K' [Kenneth Clark], Marie Collett, [?Violet Dickinson], Margaret Duckworth, Sophia Farrell, Lettice Fisher, E.M. Forster, Ethel Grant, Edward Lewis, Ruby Lindsay, 'Topsy' Lucas, [Molly MacCarthy], Violet Mannering, Beatrice Mayor, Raymond Mortimer, Victor Pasmore, Patricia Preece, Claude and Elsie Rogers,...
Dates: 1941-04
 Item

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
 Item

Postcard from Mary ('Molly') McCarthy, 1942-06-12

Reference Code: GBR/0272/WJHS/1/65
Scope and Contents

1 autograph postcard, signed, with note by E.M. Forster.

Dates: 1942-06-12

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