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Papers formerly in the J.D. Bernal Papers, 1936-1940

 Series — Box: MS Add.9369/A1-10, B, C: Box 1
Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9369/B

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

Comprises: minutes of meetings of the F.I.L. committee, 1935-1940; scrpabook of press cuttings, chiefly letters written by F.I.L. members to the press on a range of subjects in the lead-up to the Second World War; printed publications and statements; papers of the British Section of the International Association of Writers for the Defence of Culture, 1938-40, including letters of Hugh Walpole, Compton Mackenzie and Sylvia Townsend Warner; papers relating to refugees; publications; index of members compiled by the Honorary Secretary, Margaret Gardiner, and other papers and correspondence generated by Gardiner in her secretarial duties.


  • 1936-1940

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