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Letters to Frances Partridge, 1923 - 1954

 Sub-Sub Series
Reference Code: GBR/0272/FCP/6/1/143/1

Scope and Contents

271 autograph letters signed. These files include manuscript notes by Frances Partridge and typed copies of letters originally written in pencil. There is also a group of undated letters, which includes a pencil drawing of a man reading, possibly Ralph Partridge. Some letters contain additions by Dora Carrington.


  • 1923 - 1954

Conditions Governing Access

Certain letters are closed under the terms of the Data Protection Act (1998) because they contain sensitive information about living individuals. Researchers may apply in writing to the Archivist to see the closed material, stating the intended use and precise nature of the information requested. The Archivist and Frances Partridge's Literary Executor will then consider whether non-sensitive parts of the letter may be made available, and they will consult the author if necessary. Please be aware that this decision may take several weeks and may incur photocopying charges. A statement to this effect is given with each closed file.


5 envelope(s) (443 items in 5 envelopes) : paper

Language of Materials


Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

These files were in the hands of conservator Graeme Gardiner during February-May 2008.

Former / Other Reference

Box 7

Related Materials

For letters from FCP to Ralph Partridge, see FCP/6/1/142/1.

Date information

DateText: Most letters are dated 1923-1939.

Finding aid date

2006-04-11 14:26:33+00:00

Repository Details

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

King's College
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