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Rebecca West collection, late 1800s-1987

 Collection
Identifier: 1986-002

Scope and Contents

An artificial collection of materials consisting of correspondence, writings, and other personal papers of the British author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer Rebecca West.

Dates

  • Late 1800s-1987

Creator

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Cicely Isabel Fairfield, known by her pen name Rebecca West. She was an English author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer. She was born on December 21, 1892, London. West wrote in many genres, and was committed to feminist and liberal principles. She had one son, Anthony West, with writer H.G. Wells. She wrote several novels and is noted for "The Return of the Soldier," and "The Fountain Overflows." she died on March 15, 1983 in London.

Extent

149 Linear Feet (303 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes)

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor and 5th floor oversize shelves.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

A series of purchases and gifts beginning in 1986

Creator

Source

Title
Rebecca West collection, late 1800s-1987
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
1992 August
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)