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Beatrice Warde, 1939-1970

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9814/E/59

Scope and Contents

Folder 1 = correspondence. Interfiled are a postcard map of her house 'Pomfrets' by Leo Wyatt and a tear-sheet of an article about her retirement (1960). Some of the later letters are annual Christmas letters, partly duplicated and partly ms. Folder 2 = clippings and tear-sheets of obituaries; announcement and order of service for her memorial service with typescript of the 'bidding' by Jack Matson (1969); and correspondence with James Moran about the appeal for a Beatrice Warde memorial lecture (1970).


  • 1939-1970

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2 folder(s) (2 folders)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

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