Priestley, John Boynton, 1894-1984 (novelist and broadcaster)
- Existence: 1894 - 1984
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
Appeal letters from organizations and other correspondence. The organizations are: a fund for John Cowper Powys (1944; correspondence with Chris Massie); the Cathedral Fund Bury St Edmunds (1956), the Appeal for Gainsborough's House (1957), National Paul Robeson Committee (1957), Ancient Monuments Society (1957), Campaign for Nuclear Disarmament (1958, including a letter to Meynell from J. B. Priestley), Christian Action (1959), and Appeal for Amnesty in Spain (1963).
Chapter XVII 'Annus mirabilis', 1970
Typescript (2 copies, original and carbon copy) paginated 1-8 with ms. alterations, some pages dated to May 1970; revised typescript paginated 273-280 with a few ms. alterations; and a tear-sheet from the Listener 17 May 1945 containing 'Journey into daylight' by J. B. Priestley, inscribed to Meynell.
Correspondence from J.B. Priestley, 8 Sep. 1937-11 Dec. 1947
Correspondence with informants, 1959-1970
Meynell's correspondents include Marjory ('Joan') Allen, Bernard Ashmole, Noel Carrington, Harry Carter, Hugh Casson, Eric Harmsworth, Ernest Ingham, Geoffrey Keynes, James Moran, Percy Muir, J. B. Priestley, Halford Reddish, Savile Club, Martin Secker, John Taylor, Beatrice Warde, Buck de la Warr, Lawrence Watkinson, John Westwood.
Correspondence with J. B. Priestley, 1940-1944
J.B. Priestly: Precognition Survey (1956-1965), 1936-1965
John Boynton Priestley (1894-1984), novelist, playwright, broadcaster, believed Dunne's theory about time to be true, and used it in his play Time and the Conways. J.W. Dunne (1875-1949) wrote an essay, An experiment with time, on precognition and human experience of time. The letters to Priestley followed a talk on 'Time' on the BBC television programme Monitor.
Letter from J.B. Priestley
Novels, essays, memoir, and biographical correspondence.
Letter from J.B. Priestley (refusing), 1937 (Circa)
Letters to Seaman from writers and others invited to speak to the Maitland Historical Society and Literary Society at Downing College, 1930-12 - 1933-06
Mary Hope Allen: Correspondence and Papers
Minutes, 1923-03 - 1928-05
The first book of minutes for the Hesperides Society. Contains details of several significant guests including G.K. Chesterton (November 9th 1924), J.B. Priestley (October 20th 1926), and T.S. Eliot (May 12th 1928).
Photographs of J.B. Priestley
Priestley, J.B.: Correspondence with the Press, 1922 - 1930
Includes a report by Wilson, J. Dover
- ARCHON code (for CUL materials)
- Archives and MSS Dept. (GBR/0012) 10
- University Archives (GBR/0265) 1
- Archival Object 12
- Collection 1
- British broadcasting corporation 1
- Broadcasting 1
- Family correspondence 1
- Radio 1
- Radio drama 1