L. P. Hartley letters

L. P. Hartley letters

Dates: 1958-1972

Handwritten and signed letters. Most of these letters were to friends and other English writers including Alice Acland, Elizabeth Bowen, and Lord David Cecil. Hartley discusses various aspects of literature, discusses many of his works, and asks about how they may be improved.

  • Extent: 71 items (294 p.)
  • Creator: Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972
  • Call Number: MSS 1692
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Letters must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS 1692; Letters; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS 1692, LTPSC.
Subject Terms
Acland, Alice, 1912-; Bowen, Elizabeth, 1899-1973; Cecil, David, 1902-1986; Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, English--Biography--Sources; Authors, English--Correspondence; Critics--Great Britain--Biography--Sources; English literature--History and criticism; Literature
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Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
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Finding Aid Title
Hartley (L. P.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Andrea Wyss
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-01-30T12:27-0700
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

English novelist, short-story writer, and critic.

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