Bryher papers 1812-1980 1911-1978

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Bryher papers, 1812-1980, 1911-1978

Bryher papers 1812-1980 1911-1978

The papers document the personal lifeand literary career of Bryher. Her extensive correspondence includes lettersfrom H. D., Robert MacAlmon, Kenneth MacPherson, Norman Holmes Pearson, SylviaBeach, Norman Douglas, Horace Gregory, Islay Lyons, and Edith Sitwell, and frommany other figures in the fields of literature, psychoanalysis, and film.There are manuscripts of many of her works, including fragments of anunpublished volume of autobiography; financial and personal papers; materialcollected by Bryher on "boys' books" authors such as R. M. Ballantyne and G. A.Henty; and documentation of Bryher's interest in film and the making ofBorderline (1930).

Total Boxes: 184; Other Storage Formats: oversize; Linear Feet: 75

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