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Starkie, Walter Fitzwilliam: letter

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL500
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Starkie, Walter Fitzwilliam: letter
Date(s): 1950
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 1 leaf
Name of creator(s): Starkie | Walter Fitzwilliam | 1894-1976 | scholar of Spanish literature
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Walter Fitzwilliam Starkie was the first Professor of Spanish at Trinity College, Dublin, and an authority on Spanish literature and gypsy culture. He is best known as a translator of Spanish literature and drama, and for serving as the director of the Abbey Theare, Dublin, for 17 years. His sister, Enid Mary Starkie, taught French at Somerville College, Oxford.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Walter Fitzwilliam Starkie of Consejo Británico, El Representante en España, Almagro, 5 Madrid to Miss [D] Proctor, 2 Jun 1950.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

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:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Gift from Miss D Proctor, Feb 1978.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with 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:
Aug 2008

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