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Letters between Julian Bell and Sir Edward Wilder ('Eddie') Playfair, 1928 - 1938

 Sub-Fonds — Container: JHB/2/38A
Reference Code: GBR/0272/JHB/2/38A

Scope and Contents

The files also contain related correspondence.
Each sheet has been labelled in pencil with the initials of the writer, followed by the year in which the letter was written, followed by a folio-number running throughout that year. Any dates added by the Archivist to the letters have also been added in pencil, initialled, and dated 'Oct. 80'. All other markings on the envelopes and letters were made previous to the letters' arrival at King's, presumably by Playfair and Quentin Bell. The sheets of paper in some envelopes with a note of the contents written in black are by Quentin Bell. [?]. The transcripts made of the letters from Julian Bell to Playfair by Vanessa Bell, and given to Playfair, have been returned to Playfair.


  • 1928 - 1938



11 envelope(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Former / Other Reference

Misc. 82, Misc. 100/JHB/1/4/

Immediate Source of Acquisition

These papers were given to King's College Library by Sir Edward Playfair, with the authority of Professor Quentin Bell and David Garnett, in October 1980.


The files are numbered as at accession.

Finding aid date

2004-02-10 14:13:10+00:00

Repository Details

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

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