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Letters, a press cutting, speeches and printed emphemera concerning honorary degrees conferred at the University of Liverpool, 1931, and at Oxford, 1965, 1931-1965

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/2

Scope and Contents

From the Series:

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: 1931-1965


Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

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11 item(s) (11 items in 2 folders paper) : paper

Language of Materials


Related Materials

For a printed menu and seating chart for a related University of Liverpool dinner attended by Sassoon see MS Add.9852/11/2/5.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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