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Collection Details


Collection Name: Sir Gerald Barry Correspondence
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/barry.htm
Dates Spanned: 1925-1968
Description: The Sir Gerald Barry Correspondence spans the dates 1925-1968 and consists of one linear foot of material, chiefly letters; but also including a few lists, pamphlets, speeches, reviews, one galley proof, and a photograph. The letters are written by a wide variety of Sir Gerald Barry's friends and professional contacts. In most instances carbon copies of Barry's responses are included with the letters. Correspondents include numerous literary notables, such as L. P. Hartley, Arnold Bennett, Maurice Baring, Stephen Spender, Max Beerbohm, John Lehmann, Beverly Nichols, Humbert Wolfe, John Buchan, R. C. Sherriff, Hugh Walpole, C. P. Snow, and Virginia Woolfe. Some of the correspondents wrote to Barry concerning their contributions to the Saturday Review or to the Week-End Review. Others, such as Virginia Woolf and John Buchan, wrote to decline Barry's requests for articles or reviews.
Broad Subjects: Intellectual life; Literature
ASP Subjects: Authors; Letters; Literature; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004650