L.P. Hartley letters

L.P. Hartley letters

Dates: 1953-1967

Handwritten and signed letters addressed to David Horner. In the first, dated 16 May 1953, Hartley looks forward to a dinner engagement. The second, dated 23 March 1956, relates gratitude for Horner's congratulations on his receipt of a C.B.E. A letter dated 6 November 1956 and written from Venice gives a detailed description of the advantages and disadvantages of the Hotel Regina, and relates news of Victor Cunard and Freya Stark. The fourth letter, dated 8 April 1967, is devoted to reflections on the recent death of Hartley's close friend C.H.B. Kitchin.

  • Extent: 4 items (16 p.)(0.05 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1246
  • 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 L.P. Hartley 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 SC 1246; L.P. Hartley letters; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1246, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; 1980.
Subject Terms
Hartley, L. P. (Leslie Poles), 1895-1972--Correspondence; Horner, David; Kitchin, C. H. B. (Clifford Henry Benn), 1895-1967; Stark, Freya; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, English--Biography--Sources; Critics--Great Britain--Biography--Sources; Literature; Material Types
Genre / Form
Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1246
Finding Aid Title
Hartley (L.P.) letters
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Benjamin Sipes
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:43-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical Sketch

English novelist, short-story writer, and critic.



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