Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970

Alternative names

Hide Profile

Vera Brittain was a British author, journalist, and lecturer. Her memoir, Testament of youth, has been hailed as a touchstone of the WWI generation. Brittain was a dedicated feminist and pacifist, active in Britain and the United States before World War II.

From the description of Vera Brittain letter to Amy Loveman, 1937 Nov. 3. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 52605430

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Lee, Mary, 1891-1982. Papers, 1834-1982 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Fabian Society (Great Britain). Archives of the Fabian Society: Parts 2-7, 1881-1964 (inclusive), [microform]. Yale University Library
referencedIn Records of the Six Point Group (including the Papers of Hazel Hunkins-Hallinan), 1919-1981 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Biographical notes by Mrs Billington Greig, c.1950 The Women' s Library
creatorOf Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Aberystwyth University Archive, 1824-[ongoing] Aberystwyth University
creatorOf Vera Brittain fonds. McMaster University
referencedIn Bell, Susan G. An annotated bibliography of British women's autobiographies, 1790-1950 : research and reference materials, 1986-1998. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
creatorOf Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970. [Letter to Miss Marriott]. University of Sheffield, Sheffield University
creatorOf Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970. Letter from Vera Brittain to Theodora Roscoe.
referencedIn Haweis, Stephen. Stephen Haweis papers, 1860-1969. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Stephen Haweis Papers, 1860-1969 Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Lewis Gannett papers, 1681-1966 (inclusive) 1900-1960 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Susan Groag Bell's, An Annotated bibliography of British Women's autobiographies, 1790-1950 :, research and reference materials, 1986-1998 Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
creatorOf Crowell-Collier Publishing Company. Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records, 1931-1955. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Low, David, 1891-1963. David Low papers, 1897-1985 (inclusive) 1920-1963 (bulk). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970. Poems of the war and after : autograph manuscript fair copy and carbon typescript, [n.d.]. Pierpont Morgan Library.
referencedIn Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
referencedIn Van Sickle, Leftist Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1993 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
referencedIn Records of the Women's Publicity Planning Association, 1939-1957 The Women' s Library
creatorOf Macmillan Company. Macmillan Company records, 1889-1960. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Savage, George Milton, 1904-. George Milton Savage family papers, 1861-2000 (bulk 1929-1976). University of Washington Libraries
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Women's Suffrage (also includes postage stamps), 1851-1973 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Papers, 1894-1960 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Records of the Equal Rights International Group, 1926-1934 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Records of the Married Women's Association, 1943-1988 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Crowell-Collier Publishing Company records, 1931-1955 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn David Low papers, 1897-1985 (inclusive), 1920-1963 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn George Milton Savage family papers, 1861-2000, 1929-1976 University of Washington Libraries Special Collections
referencedIn Macmillan Company records, 1889-1960 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Sir William Rothenstein correspondence and other papers, 1887-1957. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Brittain, Vera, 1893-1970. Vera Brittain letter to Amy Loveman, 1937 Nov. 3. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935. [Letters to] Dear Sir / Winifred Holtby. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Papers of Vera Brittain, 1949-50 Bodleian Library, University of Oxford
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bradley, Mary E. (Mary Emily), 1835-1898. Women authors collection, Bra-Broo, 1829-1937. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977. Papers, 1885-1982 1922-1967 (bulk). Swarthmore College, Peace Collection, SCPC
referencedIn John Van Druten papers, 1901-1957 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Militant Suffragettes, 1890-1956 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Literary Ladies, 1881-1959 The Women' s Library
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
referencedIn Autograph Letter Collection: Women in the Church, 1913-1963 The Women' s Library
referencedIn Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957. Letter to "Dear Madam", 1934 July 16. University of Virginia. Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Aberystwyth University corporateBody
associatedWith Bell, Susan G. person
associatedWith Bell, Susan Groag person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Crowell-Collier Publishing Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Fabian Society (Great Britain) corporateBody
correspondedWith Gannett, Lewis, 1891-1966 person
associatedWith Haweis, Stephen. person
associatedWith Haweis, Stephen. person
associatedWith Holtby, Winifred, 1898-1935. person
associatedWith Hudson, Manley Ottmer, 1886- person
associatedWith Lee, Mary, 1891-1982 person
associatedWith Lohf, Kenneth A., person
associatedWith Loveman, Amy, person
associatedWith Low, David, 1891-1963. person
associatedWith Macmillan Company. corporateBody
associatedWith Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. person
associatedWith Marriott, Miss. person
correspondedWith Rothenstein, William, Sir, 1872-1945 person
correspondedWith Savage, George Milton, 1904- person
associatedWith Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), 1893-1957. person
associatedWith Sayre, John Nevin, 1884-1977. person
associatedWith Van Druten, John, 1901-1957 person
associatedWith Van Sickle person
correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Women authors, English--20th century--Correspondence
Occupation
Function

Person

Birth 1893-12-29

Death 1970-03-29

Female

Britons

English

Information

Permalink: http://n2t.net/ark:/99166/w6rn551m

Ark ID: w6rn551m

SNAC ID: 944132