Aldous Huxley oral history papers 1985-1990.

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Huxley, Aldous, 1894-1963. Aldous Huxley oral history papers 1985-1990.

Aldous Huxley oral history papers 1985-1990.

The following individuals are represented in the papers: Don Bachardy (b. 1934); Sidney Field (1905-1988); Juliette Huxley (b. 1896); Mark Trevenen Huxley; Christopher Isherwood (b. 1904); Mary Loos; Burgess Meredith (b. 1908); Lawrence Clark Powell (b. 1906).

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