The letters and papers of Katharine Mary Briggs ca.1900-1980

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The letters and papers of Katharine Mary Briggs ca.1900-1980

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eng,

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Briggs Elspeth

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Briggs, Katharine Mary

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Katharine Mary Briggs was born in 1898 in Hampstead, London, the eldest daughter of Ernest and Mary Briggs. The Briggs family had its origins in Yorkshire and had made a fortune from the coal mining industry there. Ernest Briggs was a watercolourist who specialised in Scottish scenery. He built Dalbeathie House in Perthshire and moved his family there in 1911, but died in 1913. In 1918 Katharine went up to Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford, to read English. After obtaining her B.A. degree in 1922, she ...