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Papers and correspondence of Carolyn King, 1973-2011

MS. Katherine Watson 70
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Papers and correspondence of Carolyn King, also known as Kim and Kimbo, friend of Watson and her literary executor, who also collected her archive. Most of the papers relate to King's research for her biography, Katherine Watson: A life of poetry, faith, and love(2011). Comprises:
  1. letters to King from Pamela Redmayne, Watson's companion, 1973, 1974
  2. letters to King from Watson, 1992, 1999
  3. letters to King from Maitland Bradfield regarding acquiring Nancy Sandar's letters from Watson, 2008
  4. printed photographs for use in King's biography of Watson, with annotations. Includes a typed document with comments on the photographs, compiled by Georgina Springford, Watson's niece, 2009
  5. photocopy of posthumous roll of honour form, Bletchley Park, completed by King for Watson in 2011
  6. sheet printed with photograph thumbnails sent to Matilda Bell by King for identification, to be used in King's biography of Watson. Contains annotations by Bell and King, n.d.
  7. printed Royal Navy service record for Katherine Watson with annotations, n.d.


  • 1973-2011


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Katherine Watson 70

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom