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Correspondence with Nancy Sandars, 1990-2008, n.d.

MS. Katherine Watson 37
Held in our offsite storage facility

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Handwritten and typescript letters mostly from Watson to her friend Nancy K. Sandars, with the occasional letter to Sandar's sister Betty Sandars. Sandars and Watson exchanged and critiqued each other's poetry, and discussed further literature and philosophical ideas in their correspondence. Includes:
  1. photographs of roses, 1994, n.d.
  2. letters relating to the death of Betty Sandars, 1995
  3. letter to the literary editor of The Times regarding criticism of Sandars' The Epic of Gilgamesh, 1999
  4. letter from Sandars to Watson, written from the Red Sea, 1999
  5. typed letter from [Sandars?] [2000?]
  6. letter regarding the publication of Sandars' poetry and Watson's thoughts on her own work, 2001
  7. poem commencing ''I have known simple happiness'', 2005
  8. cutting of article mentioning Watson's Bookshop, n.d.
  9. photographs of Betty and Nancy Sandars, n.d.
  10. undated and incomplete letters and fragments, n.d.
  11. typescript notes on "Nature Lost and Nature Found", n.d.


  • 1990-2008, n.d.


1 box

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Katherine Watson 37

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom