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Correspondence, 1925-1967

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9

Scope and Contents

This series contains nine bundles of Sassoon's incoming correspondence; approximately 261 items. Personal and business correspondence is intermingled, and the letters are grouped according to subject matter (awards of honorary degrees; 'The Heart's Journey'; Sassoon's engagement; work on a film about T.E. Lawrence; 'The Old Century'; his CBE; and his religious conversion), or correspondent (Katherine Asquith letters). There is also a series of miscellaneous letters. The letters in each series are arranged chronologically, with the earliest first.


  • Creation: 1925-1967


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10 folder(s)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Further Sassoon correspondence is catalogued at MS Add.9852/12/1/3 (letters from Sassoon to his wife, Hester), MS Add.9852/12/2/2 (letters from Sassoon to Katherine Gatty), and MS Add.9852/12/6/1 (copies of letters from Sassoon to Rev. Mother Margaret Mary McFarlin). For further collections held by the Cambridge University Library containing items of Sassoon's correspondence, see:

Repository Details

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