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Sherriff, Robert Cedric (1896-1975), playwright and scriptwriter

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Surname: Sherriff
Forenames: Robert Cedric
Gender: Male
Date: 1896-1975
Places:
  • Esher, Surrey
  • Hampton Wick, Middlesex
Biography: ODNB link for Sherriff, Robert Cedric (1896-1975) Dramatist and Novelist
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P164719 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P26026 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1817-1975: papers incl corresp, diaries, scripts, press cuttings, accounts, photographs and papers rel to his parents
Surrey History Centre
NRA 37526
2
1871-1958: corresp and papers rel to finance, legal matters, literary works, personal interests and his parents, brother and extended family
Surrey History Centre
NRA 44394
3
1925-2015: additional papers incl manuscripts, accounts, corresp, photographs, interview recording (1972), and family papers incl diaries, corresp, photographs and postcards
Surrey History Centre
See Annual Return 2014
4
1929-51: corresp with Society of Authors
British Library, Manuscript Collections
5
1934-51: corresp with League of Dramatists
British Library, Manuscript Collections
6
corresp and literary papers
See information in published source
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
7
MS of first draft of his play "Journey's End"
Imperial War Museum Department of Documents
See Annual return 1993
8
copy letters to Lt-Col CA Clark, East Surrey Regiment, with whom he served
Surrey History Centre
See Annual Return 2006
9
1939: screenplay for 'Journey's End'
Kingston History Centre
See Annual Return 2016

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