Kennedy, Margaret, 1896-1967

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Margaret Kennedy was an English novelist, playwright, biographer, and critic. Born in London and educated at Oxford, she began publishing novels around the time she married barrister Sir David Davies. She achieved early success with The Constant Nymph, widely considered her best work, and continued to publish novels, as well as adapting works for stage and screen, and publishing a biography of Jane Austen.

From the description of Margaret Kennedy letters to Curtis Brown, 1928-1929. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55944434

Epithet: daughter of William, 10th Earl of Errol, 2nd wife of John, 6th Earl of Cassilis

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000576.0x000070

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referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn J.M. Dent & Sons. J.M. Dent & Sons records, 1834-1986 (author files Gl-K). University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
referencedIn July -Dec. 1666.William Bellenden, 1st Baron Bellenden: Letters to Lord Lauderdale: 1661-1669.Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll: Letters to the Duke of Lauderdale: 1660-1685.John Leslie, 6th Earl of Rothes; afterwards Duke of Rothes, Royal Comm... British Library
creatorOf Kennedy, Margaret, 1896-1967. Margaret Kennedy letters to Curtis Brown, 1928-1929. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Fonds Louis Jouvet Bibliothèque nationale de France. Département des arts du spectacle
referencedIn Inventory of The Legion Papers: Rare MSS 00149 ., 1927-1935 Cushing Memorial Library,
referencedIn John Mason Brown papers, 1922-1967. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Papers, 1912-1970 (inclusive), 1912-1954 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976. Papers, 177-1981. Indiana University
referencedIn Rosamond B. Loring collection of printed endpapers, 1900-1950 (inclusive), 1920-1941 (bulk). Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Roy Samuel Ingle Papers, 1940 - 1985 Special Collections Research Center
creatorOf Kennedy, Margaret, 1896-1967. Two letters from Margaret Kennedy to Mrs. Samuel C. Webster : ALsS, 1925 Apr. 18 and 1927 Jan. 12. The California Digital Library
referencedIn March -Aug. 1668.Archibald Campbell, 9th Earl of Argyll: Letters to the Duke of Lauderdale: 1660-1685.includes:ff. 1, 134, 219 Kingdom of Scotland: Letters from the Privy Council to Lord Lauderdale: 1661-1681. ff. 1, 180 George Livingstone, 3rd.Ear... British Library
referencedIn Haurowitz mss., 1920-1985 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly
referencedIn Donald and Katharine Foley Collection of Penguin Books, post 1965 Bancroft Library
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correspondedWith Brown, John Mason, 1900-1969 person
associatedWith Curtis Brown Ltd, corporateBody
associatedWith Foley, Donald L. person
associatedWith Foley, Katharine person
correspondedWith Haurowitz, Felix, 1896-1987 person
associatedWith Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976. person
associatedWith Ingle, Roy Samuel person
associatedWith J.M. Dent & Sons. corporateBody
associatedWith Jouvet, Louis (1887-1951) person
correspondedWith Komisarjevsky, Theodore, 1882-1954 person
associatedWith Loring, Rosamund B. (Rosamond Bowditch), 1889-1950 person
associatedWith Minchin, Humphrey Cotton person
associatedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Webster, Doris. person
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Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom
Dort, Holland
Scotland, Kingdom of, United Kingdom
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Women authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
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Birth 1896-04-23

Death 1967-07-31

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English

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