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Scope and Contents The Bill and Annie Bakewell Davis collection of Cyril Connolly papers relate to Cyril Connolly (1903-1974), English literary critic and author. Included are letters; telegrams; book reviews; more than forty photographs of Connolly and his friends; miscellaneous clippings; and miscellaneous articles and correspondence; all relating to Connolly and the literary life. Also included is the original signed contract between Connolly and publisher George Weidenfeld, agreeing that Connolly will...
Dates: 1948 - 1974
Scope and Contents This artificial collection was begun in 1976 with the acquisition of Connolly's library, which contained some manuscript materials. Gradually, further manuscripts and Connolly specific books were added. Literary critic, editor of Horizon magazine, and writer, these papers document Connolly's life and career
Dates: 1912 - 1974