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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1387

Letters from others to Anthony Bertram

Letters to Bertram about the artist Paul Nash, of whom Bertram published a biography in 1955, and letters on other topics from literary and artistic friends and critics.

Dates

  • 1920-1971

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Extent

.6 linear feet (2 boxes)

Contains letters to Bertram in answer to his enquiries about the artist Paul Nash, of whom Bertram published a biography in 1955, and letters from literary and artistic friends and critics, some pertaining to Bertram's left-wing political novels of the 1920s and 1930s. Some letters are to Bertram's wife Barbara Randolph Bertram. Correspondents include Martin Donisthorpe Armstrong, Elsa Lanchester, Fr. C.C. (Cyril Charlie) Martindale, Muriel Spark, and Antonia White.

Biographical / Historical

English novelist and writer on fine arts (died 1978).

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

83M-69. Gift of Miss Emily Driscoll; received: 1982 December 16.

Processing Information

Processed by: J.F. Coakley.
Link to catalog
Title
Bertram, Anthony, 1897-, recipient. Letters from others to Anthony Bertram, 1920-1971: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
EAD ID
hou00033

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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