RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 462/1/7
Datec 1931-2008
LevelFile
Extent1 folder
TitleAssorted items, including partial typescript and manuscript literary drafts
DescriptionComprising several assorted items, many of them partial drafts of stories, scripts and articles. They include:

- manuscript partial draft of a story on lined paper, comprising one piece and numbered 'page 3', which appears to concern plants as 'living things with feelings' [no date];

- manuscript partial draft of a story on lined paper, comprising one piece and numbered '3', which appears to concern a garden [no date];

- bus timetable for buses fom Fowey to Polkerris, with 'KUKEWV' noted in capital letters on the reverse [no date];

- typescript document, comprising one piece, entitled 'Attic Calandar (The Athenian Official calendar begins in the month Hecatombaion)' [no date];

- typescript document, comprising one piece, entitled 'It Can't Happen Here', with titles [chapter titles?] numbered 1 to 17 below;

- typescript draft script, comprising one piece and numbered '58', which features a conversation between 'Kicky' and 'Tom', suggesting that this is a play about George du Maurier and Thomas Armstrong [no date];

- dust jacket (fifth edition published by Doubleday Doran, c 1931) for 'The Loving Spirit' by Daphne du Maurier;

- two typescript title pages of 'Rule Britannia' by Daphne du Maurier', one in black ink and one in blue ink, and a typescript dedication of the book 'For Glads - a promise - with love, Bean' [c 1972];

- typescript document, comprising one piece, entitled '2nd Report October 74 Points arising from a discussion with someone who has seen John Gollan and other Party men recently', relating to communism in Britain;

- typescript letter (presumably a 'letter to the editor') with manuscript annotations in blue pen, , comprising one piece and concerning Daphne du Maurier's dissatisfaction with the inaccuracies in 'the play about J.M. Barrie on television' [presumably 'The Lost Boys' miniseries, 1978], and her own memories of 'Uncle Jim';

- and a short typescript note, relating to 'Cornish Cliffs' by John Betjeman, comprising one piece and dated 04 December 1984, with a note by Maureen Baker-Munton on the reverse dated 2008.
LanguageEnglish
FormatVarious formats
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsUsual EUL conditions apply.
Creator_NameMaurier, Daphne du (1907-1989); author
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