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Carter - Charles, 1946-1986

MS. Berlin 248
Held at the Weston Library

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Comprises letters from and copies of letters to:

(fols. 1-67) M.R. Bonham Carter, later Baron Bonham Carter, 1946-1983, predominantly on publishing business connected with Collins Publishers, including letters about:

  1. (fols. 15-20) a contract for books on 19th-century Russian thought, to be written by Berlin, 1950
  2. (fols. 44-47) the publication of Boris Pasternak's novel ( Dr Zhivago), 1956

(fols. 68-176) Lady Violet Bonham Carter, later Baroness Asquith, 1946-1965, including letters about:

  1. (fols. 92-96) Berlin's article on Winston Churchill and Lady Violet's plans to write a book on him, 1953
  2. (fols. 135-136) an article by Goronwy Rees about Guy Burgess, 1956
  3. (fols. 138-140) the Suez Crisis, 1956

(fols. 177-214) Charles, Prince of Wales, 1980-1986 (=Closed).


  • Creation: 1946-1986


214 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Conditions Governing Access

Some material is closed.


MS. Berlin 248

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom