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William Gerhardie: Letters to Margaret Penn, 1941-1977

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8841

Scope and Contents

39 personal letters from Gerhardie to Margaret Penn, 1941-1977, including a few typed copies; newscuttings (2); photographs of Gerhardie at Bixlet Haven (3); letters to Margaret Penn from 'Selma', 7 May 1963, and from Harold [Sergings], 13 December 1966; and a letter from Margaret Penn to Gerhardie, 13 July 1977.


  • Creation: 1941-1977


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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1982

Related Materials

Most of Gerhardie's letters to Margaret Penn, 1939-60, were returned to him, and are found in the Gerhardie Papers, CUL MS Add.8292, Box 4

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