Briggs, Julia, 1943-2007
- Existence: 1943-12-30 - 2007-08-16
Professor of English literature, De Montfort Univ. and emeritus fellow of Hertford Coll., Oxford; author.
Found in 429 Collections and/or Records:
Briggs draft materials - "A note on the illustrations in the text", undated
Consists of a mixture of materials that belonged to Edith Nesbit, her biographers (Doris Langley Moore and Julia Briggs), her daughter-in-law Gertrude Bland, and others. Includes correspondence, work product, original manuscripts, artifacts, photographs, clipping albums, oversized artwork, and a wooden writing case.
Briggs draft materials - "Childhood / Chapter one: The pangs of childhood", undated
Briggs, Julia to Christine Powell, March 4th
Briggs, Julia to Eileen Bossom, 1984-07-03
"Dear Mrs Bossom, Three years ago I bought an E. Nesbit book from you, and I have just found the list of books that you kindly send me then. I am now half-way through writing my own account of E. Nesbit (rather interrupted by various other obligations), and when I found the list you had sent me, I wondered whether you had sold your copies of In Homespun, and The Literary Sense..."
Briggs, Julia to Jocelyn Nixon, 1977-10-26
"Dear Mrs Nixon, Thank you so much for your generous and delightful hospitality last weekend. I'm afraid I was very far from the ideal guest, with my nose stuck in your various fascinating pieces, but it was most kind of you to bea rwith me and so generously show me your collection - it is peculiarly fascinating, when one has been working away at the material so long to find such things as Mavis Carter's scrapbook, so exactly as she described it..."
Briggs, Julia to Mr. Merry, August 28th
Briggs, Julia to Mrs. Palmer, undated
Draft of a handwritten letter, unsigned, with most of the text crossed out.
Briggs, Julia to Selwyn Goodacre, 1986-12-10
Photocopy of a handwritten letter.
Briggs, Julia to Selwyn Goodacre, undated
Briggs, Julia, to "Sir" [unknown recipient], 1985-09-03
"Dear Sir, You may remember that I and two friends invaded your office about a fortnight ago, looking for the family graves of the Blands, and particularly of Hubert. I was puzzled because we couldn't find the record of his mother, Mary Anne Bland's burial. I have no found the exact date of her death - August 1893 - (I'm afraid I was looking earlier than this)..."