Catalogue description JANE WEIR COLLECTION

This record is held by Liverpool Record Office

Details of 920 WEIR
Reference: 920 WEIR

The collection consists of diaries, stories, and poems though seven tapestries were also deposited.

Date: 1977-1994

The collection is arranged as follows:


920/Weir/1 Diaries 15 in total from 1977 - 1994


920/Weir/2 Personal Stories 23 in total


920/Weir/3 Fiction / Stories33 in total


920/Weir/4 Poetry 5 in total

Related material:

For additional information, see the profile of Jane Weir in the Liverpool Writers' Club Journal, July 1988.

Held by: Liverpool Record Office, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Weir, Esther Jane, 1915-1994, writer

Physical description: 4 Boxes
Physical condition: The collection is in good condition
Access conditions:

For consultation of the diaries, written permission must be sought from the archivist. Access will be granted to the remainder of the collection to any accredited reader.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Bequeathed to the archives by Mrs Weir after her death on 16th October 1994.

Custodial history:

Acc. 5082

Administrative / biographical background:

Jane Weir spent the majority of her life in Liverpool and became an active member of the Liverpool Writers' Club in 1973. Local history and foreign holidays often inspired her writing, some of which were published in the writers' journal, 'The Liverpool Echo', or broadcast on Radio Merseyside.

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