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Scrapbooks, 1950-1980

MS. 5994/1
Held in our offsite storage facility

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  1. Scrapbook, containing cuttings regarding reviews of Some Tame Gazelle, Excellent Women, Jane and Prudence, Less than Angels, A Glass of Blessings and No Fond Return of Love, 1950-1977. Some loose items including manuscript copy of 'Something to Love' by Thomas Haynes Bayly and copy of article on overrated/underrated authors with note from Philip Larkin, Jan 1977.
  2. Scrapbook of reviews, mainly Excellent Women and Quartet in Autumn, and articles on Pym's 'rediscovery', 1977-1978.
  3. Scrapbook of reviews, etc., including The Sweet Dove Died, 1978-1979. Some loose inserts including: book jacket for The Sweet Dove Died (Dutton); invitation to and photograph of Barbara Pym and Jilly Cooper at Hatchard's Authors of the Year Party, 1979; and transcript of Radio 4's Kaleidoscope review of The Sweet Dove Died, 11 Jul 1978.
  4. Scrapbook of reviews of Excellent Women and Quartet in Autumn, 1978-1980.


  • 1950-1980


1 box (4 volumes)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 5994/1

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom