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Notes on various subjects, with some papers of Jacqueline Elmore, 1942-c. 1993

MS. Eng. c. 7268
Held at the Weston Library

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(fols. 1-56) leaves removed from notebooks (like MSS. Eng. d. 3641-3663, in section B.2.2a), containing notes on people and events, many relating to Gillian's childhood, and the war years, compiled c.1989-1993

(fols. 57-69) a few notes on the Oxford University Railway Club

(fols. 70-185) notes on her family, mainly grandparents and parents, with (fols. 181-185) a few notes on John Sutro

(fols. 186-210) notes and suggested titles for her proposed book of Sutro's (and her own) memoirs

(fols. 211-97) papers relating to her novels

  1. (fols. 211-26) notes, and alternative titles
  2. (fols. 226-62) 'Second ending' of 'Un ├ętrange ma├«tre' (see MS. Eng. d. 3664, below)
  3. (fols. 263-297) heavily annotated drafts of passages from various versions, including (fols. 296v-297) notes by Mario Soldati (see also the note on related material under MS. Eng. d. 3665)

(fols. 298-340) a few papers of Jacqueline Elmore, including

  1. (fols. 298-300) cuttings, 1941-2
  2. (fols. 301-28) programmes of shows in which she played, [1940s?], including (fols. 311-328) Casino de Paris, with photographs of performers including (fols. 313, 321) Josephine Baker, and (fol. 321v) Jacqueline Elmore
  3. (fols. 329-40) notes by Gillian

(fols. 341-57) miscellaneous papers, including

  1. (fols. 350-353) notes on Graham Greene
  2. (fols. 355-257) draft of letter by Gillian concerning Evelyn Waugh, n.d.


  • Creation: 1942-c. 1993


358 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. c. 7268

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Fols. 341-57 transferred from Trinity College, Dec. 2005.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom