A postcard of Elizabeth Jennings and an Oxford University Poetry Society performance ticket given by Ann Thwaite

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Alice McDonald
2017


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Shelfmark(s): MS. Eng. c. 8238, fols. 104-6
Title: A postcard of Elizabeth Jennings and an Oxford University Poetry Society performance ticket given by Ann Thwaite
Dates of Creation: 1953, 1958, 2016
Extent: 3 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

Ann Thwaite (b 1932), née Harrop, read English at St. Hilda's College, Oxford, from 1952 to 1955. She has written numerous children's books and biographies. Elizabeth Jennings (1926-2001) was an English poet.


Scope and Content

A note by Ann Thwaite describing her gift of (fol. 105) a postcard from Elizabeth Jennings, 1958, and (fol. 106) a ticket for an Oxford University Poetry Society performance of T.S. Eliot's Murder in the Cathedral in which Ann Harrop (later Thwaite) and Maggie Smith (Dame Margaret Natalie) were Women of Canterbury, November 1953.


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Ann Thwaite, 10 December 2016.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 8238, fol. 104].


Access Point(s)

Jennings | Elizabeth | 1926-2001 | poet

Thwaite | Ann Barbara | 1932 | biographer

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