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Easdale, Gladys Ellen

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS656
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Easdale, Gladys Ellen
Date(s): 1930-1934
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 6 volumes
Name of creator(s): Easdale | Gladys Ellen | 1875-1970 | author x Killin | Gladys Ellen
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Easdale spent her adult life on the margins of the London literary and musical scene. She wrote about her life in an autobiography, Middle Age, 1885-1932, published in 1935, first anonymously and then under the surname of Killin.


Scope and content/abstract:

6 notebooks containing journals kept by Gladys Ellen Easdale from 1930-1934. The journals describe family, country life and the musical and literary circles in which she moved.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

As set out above in Scope and Content.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to individual items in Senate House Library archives collections may be restricted under the Data Protection Act or the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Given to the Library by Gladys Easdale, 1965.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Imported from the Senate House catalogue and edited by Sarah Drewery.

Rules or conventions:
General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal Place and Corporate Names 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2009.

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