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Colefax, Sibyl Sophie Julia, 1874 - 1950 (hostess and interior decorator)


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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:


Letters from Hazel Lavery to Clive Bell, 1925

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/356
Scope and Contents

3 autograph letters signed, 1 autograph postcard signed from Hazel Lavery to Clive Bell, enclosing a pencil drawing of a woman and a limerick [possibly a caricature of Lady Colefax]. 1925 and undated.
Autograph manuscript verses by Clive Bell replying to the above. Undated.

Dates: 1925

Letters from Lady Sybil Colefax to Clive Bell and Mary Baker, 1929 - 1945

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/141
Scope and Contents

7 autograph letters signed to Clive Bell. [1929-45].
1 autograph letter signed to Sybil Colefax from Clive Bell, 18 Oct. 1945, returned annotated by Sybil Colefax.
1 autograph letter signed to Mary [Baker], c. 1934-5

Dates: 1929 - 1945

Letters from Sybil Colefax to GHWR, 1947-08-02 - 1949-02-20

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/98
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed.

Dates: 1947-08-02 - 1949-02-20
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.

Letters on Edward Marsh's 'Memoir', 1918-08-30

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RCB/Xg/8
Scope and Contents

Three letters of praise for Edward Marsh's 'Memoir' (1918) from Sybil Colefax, Mary Drew and Robert Marsh, the last dated 30 Aug. 1918.

Dates: 1918-08-30

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