Struther, Jan, 1901-1953

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Jan Struther is the pseudonym of Joyce Anstruther. She changed her name to Joyce Anstruther Maxtone Graham after marrying Anthony Maxtone Graham in 1923, and Joyce Placzek after marrying Adolf Placzec in 1948.

From the description of Mrs. Miniver : proof sheets / Jan Struther. [1938?] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 664262208

British-born author Jan Struther, born Joyce Anstruther, contributed articles, humorous essays, light verse and short stories to numerous periodicals, but is best known for the character Mrs. Miniver. Originally a series of wartime sketches that became a book (and later, a movie), Mrs. Miniver was a phenomenenon in America, depicting the day-to-day life of an ordinary family in Britain. Jan Struther emigrated to America in 1940, and eventually resented being known exclusively for a single work.

From the description of Jan Struther letters to Mrs. Rhodes, 1942. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55129952

From the description of Jan Struther poem and obituary clipping, 1953. (Pennsylvania State University Libraries). WorldCat record id: 55129950

British author and poet. Born Joyce Anstruther; married 1st Anthony Maxtone Graham (divorced 1947); married 2nd Adolf Kurt Placzek.

From the description of Jan Struther papers, 1943. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980769

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Struther, Jan, 1901-1953. Jan Struther papers, 1943. Library of Congress
creatorOf Struther, Jan, 1901-1953. Mrs. Miniver : proof sheets / Jan Struther. Library of Congress
creatorOf Struther, Jan, 1901-1953. Jan Struther letters to Mrs. Rhodes, 1942. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
creatorOf Jones, Perrie, 1886-1968. Perrie Jones and family papers, 1885-1980. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
creatorOf Struther, Jan, 1901-1953. Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1941-1948. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Struther, Jan, 1901-1953. Jan Struther poem and obituary clipping, 1953. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Perrie Jones and family papers., 1885-1980. Minnesota Historical Society
creatorOf Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. Ellen Van Volkenburg-Maurice Browne general correspondence, 1911- University of Michigan
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associatedWith Auslander, Joseph, 1897-1965. person
associatedWith Benét, Stephen Vincent, 1898-1943. person
associatedWith Browne, Maurice, 1881-1955. person
associatedWith Chatto & Windus (Firm), corporateBody
associatedWith English-Speaking Union of the United States. corporateBody
associatedWith Jones, Perrie, 1886-1968. person
associatedWith Rhodes, Christine Wood, person
associatedWith T. and A. Constable, corporateBody
associatedWith Untermeyer, Bryna Ivens, person
associatedWith Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977, person
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Birth 1901-06-06

Death 1953-07-20

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