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Frank Swinnerton: Letters to Morchard Bishop

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8651

Scope and Contents

Letters from Frank Swinnerton to Oliver Stonor under his pen-name of Morchard Bishop, all headed 'Old Tokefield, Cranleigh, Surrey', together with a few press cuttings. 83 letters from Frank Swinnerton to Morchard Bishop, 23 Feb. 1951 to 22 Nov. 1980. 2 letters (numbered 34 and 35) from Frank Swinnerton to Mrs J. Lewis, sent by her to Morchard Bishop, 24 Feb. 1954. 4 letters (numbered 85 to 88) from Olivia Swinnerton to Morchard Bishop, 21 Oct. 1982 to 7 Feb. 1983. Press cuttings and copies of press cuttings, the originals dating from c. 1972-1983.


  • 1951-1983


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3 envelope(s) (3 envelopes)

Language of Materials



The letters and cuttings are in chronological order. The letters have been numbered 1-88, probably by Bishop, who also annotated them.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1986.

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Repository Details

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