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Letters from Victoria ('Vita') Sackville-West to Clive and Vanessa Bell, 1926 - 1937

Reference Code: GBR/0272/CHA/1/546

Scope and Contents

16 autograph letters signed, 5 typed letters signed, 2 autograph postcards signed to Clive Bell, including 1 autograph postcard signed by Harold, Benedict and Nigel Nicolson. [1926-37].
1 autograph letter signed to Vanessa Bell. [1937].
Photocopies of 19 autograph letters signed, 2 typed letters signed to Clive Bell. 1922-1961, and undated.


  • Creation: 1926 - 1937


Biographical / Historical

Victoria Sackville-West married the diplomat Harold Nicolson.


1 envelope(s) (74 items in envelope) : paper

Language of Materials



The photocopies were formerly held with photocopied letters to Clive Bell from Harold Nicolson.

Former / Other Reference

VNCB 1-19, Box 2 folder 17

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The letter dated 8 July 1929 was given by Anne Olivier Bell in 2003. See Appendix 2 for a complete list of this accession.

Related Materials

See also CHA/1/697 for photocopies of 4 letters to Vanessa Bell on the death of Virginia Woolf.

Date information

DateText: Dates have been supplied. Some documents undated.


Sackville-West, Victoria

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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