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Legge, Sylvia

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 916
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Legge, Sylvia
Date(s): c1970-1985
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 3 boxes
Name of creator(s): Legge | Sylvia | fl 1970-1985 | writer and librarian
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Legge was the author of Affectionate Cousins (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1980), about the relationship between Thomas Sturge Moore and Maria Appia.


Scope and content/abstract:

Research notes for Legge's book, 'Affectionate Cousins' about Thomas Sturge Moore and his wife Marie Appia, including copies and transcripts of Sturge Moore and Appia family correspondence. There is also correspondence with the Sturge Moores' daughter Riette and University of London Library about the Sturge Moore papers, personal correspondence with Riette Sturge Moore, essays on literary criticism, and details of the publication of the book.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, French

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Conditions governing access:

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

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:

A full catalogue has been produced, which is accessible from the University of London Research Library Services on-line archives catalogue and is also available in the Palaeography Room of Senate House Library.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Given to the Library by Legge's Literary Executor, 1991.

Immediate source of acquisition:

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