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Correspondence and personal papers, c.1906-1991

MS. 9696/8
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Folder 1) Personal and family correspondence, 1941-1947, comprising:

  1. three letters from his mother, Marion Greene (one partial), 1941 and others written during the Second World War
  2. letter from his brother Hugh Greene, 28 Jan 1942
  3. letter from Graham Greene to his brother, Hugh Greene in reply, 1 Aug 1942
  4. letter from Graham Greene to Mrs Catherine Walston, his mistress (‘the letter that ended the marriage’), 8 Sep 1947
  5. note of Hugh Greene’s address in Malaya, n.d.

Folder 2) Correspondence with his children, mainly childhood letters from the children, 1940s and one letter from Graham to Francis, Christmas 1956.

Folder 3) Business correspondence, comprising one letter from Fisher and Sperr, Booksellers, London, 15 Sep 1951.

Folder 4) Photograph and memorabilia, c.1906-1991, comprising:

  1. photograph of Graham and Herbert Greene as children, c.1906
  2. programme for The Potting Shed, Bijou Theatre, New York, 1957
  3. caricature of Graham Greene from Punch, 25 Nov 1959
  4. postcard of Anthony Palliser’s portrait of Graham Greene at the National Portrait Gallery, 1983
  5. copy of Laurel for Libby, a tale with cuts by the author by Vivien Greene, reprinted as a limited edition memorial by Holywell Press on Graham Greene’s death, 1991


  • Creation: c.1906-1991


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 9696/8

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom