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Letters from Greene, 1954-1989, n.d.

MS. Eng. c. 7229
Held at the Weston Library

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Includes typescripts of articles and poems by Greene, 1954-1956, n.d.

(fols. 1-76) letters, Aug. 1972-1989

(fols. 77-85) undated letters (1955?, 1965?) and notes by Greene

(fols. 86-88) a letter from Kim Philby to Greene, 1982

(fols. 89-121) typescripts, nearly every page annotated by Greene, of

  1. (fols. 89-95 ) 'The joke that went wrong', corrected in Greene's hand, n.d., published as 'A thorn in the yellow rose', Daily Telegraph Magazine, 22 Nov. 1974
  2. (fols. 96-98) three poems, 1954-1956
  3. (fols. 99-101) 'The Grillardin Club', n.d.
  4. (fols. 102-121) 'Yes and No. A Play In One Act', n.d., typescript, with a few annotations by Greene, presented to the Sutros (signed note, fol. 102); transferred from Trinity College, May 2005


  • Creation: 1954-1989, n.d.


121 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7229

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom