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Letters to Sassoon about 'The Old Century & Seven More Years', 1938-1939

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/9/6

Scope and Contents

Letters from old acquaintances and fans largely praising 'The Old Century', thanking Sassoon for writing it, and reminiscing about childhood or about places or people featured in the book. The series includes letters from Geoffrey Faber (business-related), Lady Ethyl Desborough, and from fans writing from England, Venice, America and British Columbia. Originally housed in an envelope marked 'Old Century Letters' (MS Add.9852/9/6/1).


  • Creation: 1938-1939


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52 item(s) (52 items in 1 folder)

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