Alan Pryce-Jones papers 1857-2000 1915-1990

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Alan Pryce-Jones papers, 1857-2000, 1915-1990

Alan Pryce-Jones papers 1857-2000 1915-1990

The Alan Pryce-Jones papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts and printed versions of writings, family papers, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, photographs and other personal papers. Series I., Correspondence, includes letters from literary colleagues and acquaintances, family, and friends. It documents Pryce-Jones's career as a writer and editor, including many substantive letters from other writers and editors about their work. It also documents his family history, family relationships, and his social life as a member of the English and European aristocracy and, later in life, of American high society. Major correspondents, beyond Pryce-Jones's immediate family, include the Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry and Sir John Betjeman, among many others. Some third-party correspondence is also present. Series II., Writings, contains drafts and printed versions of Pryce-Jones's writings in many genres from throughout his long career. In addition to a large quantity of essays and reviews of literature, music, and theatre, the series includes juvenilia, novels, stories, memoirs, travel books, biographies, translations, poetry, plays, and libretti. Series III., Photographs, contains a photograph album of childhood portraits, as well as snapshots and formal portraits of Pryce-Jones from childhood through his eighties. The series also contains images of his family and friends, including two groups of photos taken at the homes of W. Somerset Maugham and Cyril Connolly. Series IV., Personal Papers, includes diaries, financial papers, family papers, and a few papers relating to Pryce-Jones's military work in MI14 during World War II and his brief political candidacy in 1939. It also includes files relating to renovation and restoration of Pryce-Jones's homes, particularly in Newport, and other personal papers such as address books and travel itineraries.

Total Boxes: 72 (incl. 5 oversize boxes); Other Storage Formats: 1 broadside folder, cold storage; Linear Feet: 33.2

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Alan Pryce-Jones, English author, editor and critic. Born in London, Pryce-Jones was educated at Eton and Oxford. He was editor of The Times Literary Supplement from 1948 to 1959. In 1960, he emigrated to the United States, where he worked briefly for the Ford Foundation before returning to writing and criticism. From the description of Alan Pryce-Jones papers, 1857-2000 (bulk 1915-1990). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702135899 Heralded as one of the most promi...

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