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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
  • 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 )
Number Description Held by Reference Further information
c1817-1975: papers incl corresp, diaries, scripts, press cuttings, accounts, photographs and papers rel to his parents
Surrey History Centre
NRA 37526
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
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
1929-51: corresp with Society of Authors
British Library, Manuscript Collections
1934-51: corresp with League of Dramatists
British Library, Manuscript Collections
corresp and literary papers
See information in published source
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
MS of first draft of his play "Journey's End"
Imperial War Museum (IWM) Department of Documents
See Annual Return 1993
copy letters to Lt-Col CA Clark, East Surrey Regiment, with whom he served
Surrey History Centre
See Annual Return 2006
1939: screenplay for 'Journey's End'
Kingston History Centre
See Annual Return 2016