Bryher papers, 1812-1980 (bulk 1911-1978).

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Bryher, 1894-. Bryher papers, 1812-1980 (bulk 1911-1978).

Bryher papers, 1812-1980 (bulk 1911-1978).

The papers document the personal life and literary career of Bryher. Her extensive correspondence includes letters from H. D., Robert MacAlmon, Kenneth MacPherson, Norman Holmes Pearson, Sylvia Beach, Norman Douglas, Horace Gregory, Islay Lyons, and Edith Sitwell, and from many other figures in the fields of literature, psychoanalysis, and film. There are manuscripts of many of her works, including fragments of an unpublished volume of autobiography; financial and personal papers; material collected by Bryher on "boys' books" authors such as R. M. Ballantyne and G. A. Henty; and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 of Borderline (1930).

74.0 linear feet (184 boxes).

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