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Letters from Enid Starkie to Dr André Cournand


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Letters from Enid Starkie to Dr André Cournand, with one letter concerning Starkie and three photographs.


  • Creation: 1962-1971 and n.d.


0.01 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MS. Eng. c. 8417, fols. 91-97 and MS. Photogr. c. 572, fols. 78-80.

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 22361


Letters from Enid Starkie to Dr André Cournand.

Biographical / Historical

Enid Mary Starkie (1897–1970) was an Irish literary critic, known for her biographical works on French poets. She was a Fellow of Somerville College, Oxford. For more information see the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.

André Frédéric Cournand (1895-1988) was a French-American physician and physiologist, awarded the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1956. His daughter Marie-Claire was taught by Enid Starkie at Somerville College, Oxford.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Marie-Claire Cournand in 2022.

Related Materials

Bodleian: MS. 16110 Letters from Enid Starkie to Marie-Claire Cournand; MS. Eng. c. 6043, fols. 69-70 Letters from Enid Starkie to Rowland Ryer; MS. Eng. c. 7878 Letters from Enid Starkie and Joanna Richardson to Winifred Hamilton-Meikle; MS. Eng. c. 8394, fols. 30-34 Letters from Enid Starkie to Edith Provost and her husband Bertie Wilkinson; MS. Eng. lett. c. 291 Letters from Enid Starkie to Shiela Morgan.

Cambridge University Library: MS Add.8251 Enid Starkie letters to Helen Grant.

University of Manchester Library: Enid Starkie letters to the Manchester Guardian.

Catalogue of Letters from Enid Starkie to Dr André Cournand CMD ID 22361
Lucy McCann
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Edition statement
First edition.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom