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Letters from Clive Bell to various recipients, 1895 - 1958

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/50

Scope and Contents

1 autograph letter signed to Dorothy Bell. 1 Feb. 1895.
21 autograph letters signed, 6 autograph postcards signed and 1 envelope addressed to Julian Bell. 1926-35.
1 autograph letter signed and 1 autograph postcard signed to Quentin Bell. 15 Aug. 1937, 1 item undated.
22 autograph letters signed and 45 autograph postcards signed, with 16 envelopes addressed to Vanessa Bell. 1950-61.
1 autograph postcard signed to Duncan Grant. 5 Apr. 1907.
1 autograph letter signed to the editor of the New Statesman. [1924x5].
Photocopies of 358 autograph letters signed and 87 autograph postcards signed to Vanessa Bell. 1916-1958.
Photocopy of 1 autograph letter signed to Desmond McCarthy, undated.
Photocopies of 38 autograph letters signed to Mary (Molly) McCarthy. 1912-1915, some items undated, and photocopies of 5 typescript poems probably by Clive Bell, Mar. - Dec. 1915.
Photocopies of 21 autograph letters signed to Saxon Sydney-Turner, and 1 autograph manuscript poem. 1903-1915.


  • Creation: 1895 - 1958



29 envelope(s) (c. 1000 items in 29 envelopes) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letters in 1/50/4/1a were given by Anne Olivier Bell in 2003. See Appendix 2 for a complete list of this accession.

Related Materials

See also: 1/31/2 Mary ('Polly') Baker, 1/141 Sybil Colefax, 1/356 Hazel Lavery, 1/392/3 Christabel McLaren, and 1/667 Gerald Wellesley for additional letters written by Clive Bell.


Bell, (Arthur) Clive Heward

Finding aid date

2003-03-21 10:41:13+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge Repository

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