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Gaster - Grant, 1932-1997

MS. Berlin 254
Held at the Weston Library

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Comprises letters from and copies of letters to:

(fols. 1-87) Maire Lynd, later Gaster, 1932-1990, including:

  1. (fols. 68-71) Berlin's recollections of their first visit to Ireland, written for a 'birthday book' for Gaster, and her reminiscing reply, 1982

(fols. 88-230) Shiela Grant Duff, later Newsome, later Sokolov Grant, 1932-1997, including:

  1. (fols. 111-115) letters from her while working as a journalist in Prague, 1936-1937
  2. (fol. 156) comment by Berlin on Guy Burgess's defection, 1955
  3. (fol. 168) description by Berlin of his meeting with Nehru in India, 1962
  4. (fols. 171-179) discussion of Adam von Trott, 1962
  5. (fols. 188-230) (=Closed).


  • Creation: 1932-1997


230 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 254

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom