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Strachey, Giles Lytton, 1880 - 1932 (biographer and critic)

 Person

Dates and places

1880-1932. Trinity College 1899.

Sphere of activity

Biographer and essayist

Relationships

Son of General Sir Richard and Lady Jane Strachey

Found in 195 Collections and/or Records:

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Letter from Giles Lytton Strachey to Vanessa Bell, 1918-11-23

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AG/1/55
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed.

Dates: 1918-11-23
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.
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Letter from Lytton Strachey to GLD, 1918-05-26

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GLD/5/23
Scope and Contents

Autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1918-05-26
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Letter from Lytton Strachey to Julian Bell, 1931-11-30

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB/2/53
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter, signed.

Dates: 1931-11-30
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Letter to Rosamond Lehmann, 1926-07-20

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/596
Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed.

Dates: 1926-07-20
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.
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Letters from Dora Carrington to Clive and Vanessa Bell and to John Maynard Keynes, 1916 - 1932

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/114
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed, [1917], and photocopies of 2 autograph letters signed to Clive Bell, [late 1930].
7 autograph letters signed, 1 autograph postcard signed and 2 envelopes addressed to Vanessa Bell. 1916-1932, some undated.
2 obituaries of Lytton Strachey from The Observer and The Sunday Times. 24 June 1932.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed from Dora Carrington and Lytton Strachey to John Maynard Keynes, 29 Aug. 1916.


Dates: 1916 - 1932
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Letters from G. Lytton Strachey to JDH, 1926 - 1928

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JDH/26/94
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed. The file also contains 1 autograph letter signed, addressed to 'Miss Finlay', 1927.

Dates: 1926 - 1928
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Letters from Giles Lytton Strachey to JTS, 1902 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JTS/2/194
Scope and Contents

52 autograph letters signed, of which 3 are incomplete. Many of the letters are addressed to 'Frank', Strachey's pet name for JTS (see letter 17 Mar. 1906). The file also contains 2 autograph manuscript poems, 18 Nov. 1902 and 12 May 1903.

Dates: 1902 - 1909
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Letters from Henry Lamb to Frances Partridge, Ralph Partridge and Lytton Strachey, 1928-10-17 - 1956-07-23

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/109
Scope and Contents

6 autograph letters signed to Frances and Ralph Partridge and 1 autograph letter signed to Lytton Strachey.

Dates: 1928-10-17 - 1956-07-23
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Series: Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.
 Series

Letters from Lytton Strachey to Bernard Swithinbank, 1905 - 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0272/BLM/8
Scope and Contents From the Sous-sous Fonds:

Correspondence to and from Bloomsbury figures.
Contains BLM/1/1-13.

Dates: 1905 - 1909
 Sub-Series

Letters from Lytton Strachey to GHWR, 1923 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/405
Scope and Contents

108 autograph letters signed and 3 autograph postcards signed.

Dates: 1923 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
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Letters from Lytton Strachey to JEHS, 1922-03-13 - 1922-03-29

Reference Code: GBR/0272/STE/3/13
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1922-03-13 - 1922-03-29
 Sub-Series

Letters from Lytton Strachey to the Bells and Duncan Grant, 1905 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/607
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: 1905 - 1931
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Letters from Peter Morris to GHWR, 1927 - 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/302
Scope and Contents

32 autograph letters signed. The file also includes an autograph manuscript verse valentine from Lytton Strachey, 1927.

Dates: 1927 - 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
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Letters from Virginia Woolf to GHWR, 1924 - 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/454
Scope and Contents

23 autograph letters signed and 6 autograph postcards signed. The file also contains 4 photographs, variously of GHWR, Virginia Woolf, G. Lytton Strachey and Clive Bell and Charleston in 1926, [1920s-30s].

Dates: 1924 - 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
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Letters to Augusta Freshfield from Leslie Stephen, Lytton Strachey, E. Hilton Young and Edmund Gosse, 1892-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/17-21
Scope and Contents

Contains two letters from Leslie Stephen and single letters from other correspondents

Dates: 1892-1905
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Letters to Rosamond Lehmann, 1968-02-29 - 1968-04-19

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RNL/2/635
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph letter unsigned. The letters are of particular interest because they contain Margaret Waley's memories of Lytton Strachey, E.M. Forster, Ottoline Morrell and Dora Carrington, prompted by the publication of Michael Holroyd's biography of Lytton Strachey in 1967 and 1968.

Dates: 1968-02-29 - 1968-04-19
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.
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Lytton Strachey, Alix Strachey and James Strachey sitting outdoors, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/496
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey sitting to the right of the image, wearing a hat and looking down at a book in his hands. In the background are James and Alix Strachey, both reclining on the grass looking at Lytton Strachey. A man (possibly Ralph Partridge) lies on his side to the right, also looking at Lytton Strachey. A hat, basket and cushions are laid out on the grass between them.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey and Dora Carrington sitting outdoors, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/71
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey wearing a hat sitting to the left of the image, with Dora Carrington looking away from the camera sitting to the right of the image. According to Frances Partridge's index, this image was taken at Welcombe, Devon.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey and Dora Carrington sitting with others at Ham Spray House, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/715
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey and Dora Carrington sitting at the far side of a table set in the back garden of Ham Spray House. To the right and left of the table sit two men, one of whom is identified in Frances Partridge's index as Arthur Waley.

Dates: 1922 - 1930
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Lytton Strachey and others drinking tea at Ham Spray House, 1928 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/199
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Jimmy Doggart (indexed by Frances Partridge as Jimmie Doggart, oculist, 'The Dog'), sitting nearest the camera to the left. He has his legs crossed, his hands rest on his right leg, and he looks towards the camera. Frances Partridge sits next to him, looking down at a cigarette she holds in her right hand. Next to her sits Alec Penrose, who looks to the right. Lytton Strachey sits in a low chair, so only his head is visible above the table. He looks towards the camera. Frances...
Dates: 1928 - 1929
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Lytton Strachey and others drinking tea at Ham Spray House, 1928 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/200
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Frances Partridge to the left of the group, looking to the right. Next to her sits Alec Penrose, who rests his right hand on the table and looks towards the camera. Lytton Strachey sits in a low chair, so only his head is visible above the table. He looks towards the camera. Frances Penrose sits next to Lytton and looks downwards. Ralph Partridge sits nearest the camera to the right, also looking downwards. The table is covered in a checked cloth and is laid with a teapot and...
Dates: 1928 - 1929
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Lytton Strachey and others drinking tea at Ham Spray House, 1928 - 1929

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/3/1/202
Scope and Contents Snapshot of Jimmy Doggart (indexed by Frances Partridge as Jimmie Doggart, oculist, 'The Dog'), sitting nearest the camera to the left. He has his legs crossed, his hands rest on his right leg, and he looks towards the camera. Part of his head and side are cut off from the edge of the photograph. Frances Partridge sits next to him, looking towards the camera. Next to her sits Alec Penrose, who looks to the right. Lytton Strachey sits in a low chair, so only his head is visible above the...
Dates: 1928 - 1929
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Lytton Strachey and W.B. Yeats with two men

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/354
Scope and Contents

Photograph of Lytton Strachey talking to W.B. Yeats, and possibly [Philip] Morrell talking to an unidentified man. They are sitting on canvas chairs in a London square. Houses and a hedge are visible behind them. Taken at London. Print, 11 x 8.4. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names. (Sleeve 138)

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Lytton Strachey at Ham Spray House, 1922 - 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/7/4/1/517
Scope and Contents

Snapshot of Lytton Strachey looking through the second storey sash window of Ham Spray House. His left arm rests on the windowsill and he is looking towards the camera.

Dates: 1922 - 1930

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