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Papers of Beatrice Warde

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9817

Scope and Contents

Beatrice Warde's papers were not kept together at her death, and this collection is miscellaneous. It contains chiefly her letters to her family (although not those published in Bombed but unbeaten (1941)); material relating to Stanley Morison; and various compositions by her.


  • 1909-1976


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Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (


3 archive box(es) (3 boxes)

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