Transcript of BBC radio broadcast by Ruth Pitter, 'We Cannot Take Less', with autograph letter
Typescript transcript of radio interview 'We Cannot Take Less', broadcast as 'Hunting the Unicorn', 17 Feb 1961, BBC Home Service and signed by Ruth Pitter, 3 Dec 1977 (8 pages). Pitter noted on the transcript that 'This brought so many requests for scripts (which the BBC would not give) that I spent whole days making copies for (often very urgent) applicants'. The accompanying autograph covering letter is addressed to Stephen Holt and refers to her recent interview by Hallam Tennyson on Radio 3 for her 80th birthday, 3 Dec 1977.
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 17234].
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CMD ID 17234
Transcript of BBC radio broadcast by Ruth Pitter, 'We Cannot Take Less', with autograph letter, 1961-1977.
Biographical / Historical
See entry for Ruth Pitter in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased by the Bodleian Library with the support of the Roy Davids fund from James Fergusson Books & Manuscripts, Dec 2019.
- Catalogue of transcript of BBC radio broadcast by Ruth Pitter, 'We Cannot Take Less', with autograph letter, 1961-1977
- Finding aid prepared by Rachael Marsay
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- Catalogued with the generous support of the Roy Davids bequest