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West, Dame Rebecca, (1892-1983), critic and novelist

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Alternative name(s):
  • Cicily Isabel Fairfield (Real name)
Surname: West
Pretitle: Dame
Forenames: Rebecca
Gender: Female
Date: 1892-1983
History: Married Henry Maxwell Andrews in 1930
Biography: ODNB link for West, Dame Rebecca (1892-1983), Critic and Novelist, real name Cicily Isabel Fairfield
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P134408 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P9641 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Dame Rebecca West
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
corresp and literary MSS
University of Tulsa: McFarlin Library
1894-1975: literary ms, corresp, personal papers
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library
See Guide 1976; Yale University Gazette vol 59 1984 pp111 198
1945-64: corresp with Lord Beaverbrook
Parliamentary Archives
NRA 19284 Aitken
letters to Arnold Bennett
London University: University College London (UCL) Special Collections
NRA 14722 Ogden
1959-68: corresp with Sir BH Liddell Hart
King's College London: Liddell Hart Centre for Military Archives
NRA 19291
letters to Robert and Sylvia Lynd and Dora Marsden
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 1993
corresp with Dora Russell
International Institute of Social History
See Guide 1989
1912-13: corresp with Charles Sarolea
Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections
1921-27: letters to Francis and Jessica Brett Young
University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections
NRA 13482 Young
1960: corresp and statements rel to trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 39438
1918-1968: corresp and literary ms
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
1913: corresp
Yale University Libraries: Beinecke Library