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Letters from W. K. C. Guthrie to his sister, Katharine, 1925-10-13 - 1941-09-06

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/GUTH/7/1

Scope and Contents

Includes envelopes. The letters begin during Keith's time as an undergraduate at Trinity College, Cambridge. A letter dated 18 September 1940 describes fetching their parents from London in the middle of an air raid during the Second World War (Blitz).


  • Creation: 1925-10-13 - 1941-09-06


Conditions Governing Access


Conditions Governing Use

Copyright Guthrie family.

Biographical / Historical

Katharine Guthrie was the daughter of Charles Jameson Guthrie, sister of William Keith Chambers Guthrie. Like her brother, she was also a Classical scholar. She married William M. Collinson and, by late 1932, was living in Bombay, India.


21 item(s) (21 letters)

Language of Materials



Guthrie, William Keith Chambers (1906-1981) historian

Finding aid date

2019-12-09 12:23:39+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

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