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J. R. Ackerley correspondence

Title
J. R. Ackerley correspondence, 1953-1967.
Physical Description
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Language
English
Notes
In English.
Provenance
Previously owned by Neville Braybrooke. Purchased from Peter Grogan on the James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection Fund, 2017.
Organization
Arranged chronologically.
Access and use
This material is open for research.
Biographical / Historical Note
J. R. Ackerley (1896-1967) was a British writer and editor. Openly homosexual in a time when it was criminalized, Ackerley worked for the BBC and was literary editor of the weekly magazine The Listener.
Summary
Autograph letters, signed, written by J. R. Ackerley. Letters discuss Ackerley's upcoming publications, including his 1956 book My Dog Tulip; theater performances; travel plans; and his German shepherd, Queenie. Recipients include E. M. Forster, James F. Seligmann, and more.
Format
Archives or Manuscripts
Added to Catalog
July 19, 2021
References
J. R. Ackerley Correspondence. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Cite as
J. R. Ackerley Correspondence. James Marshall and Marie-Louise Osborn Collection, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
Occupation
Authors Great Britain 20th century.
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