Department of Special Collections and University Archives
McFarlin Library. University of Tulsa.  2933 E. 6th St.  Tulsa, OK.  74104-3123 (OKT - OkTU)

Leslie Poles Hartley correspondence

Collection 1973-001


Dates:  1952-1967.

Extent:  (1 box).

Level of Description:  Item level.

Name of creator(s):  Leslie Poles Hartley.

Date of creation:  Undetermined.

Scope and Content:   Consists of 72 autograph letters and 5 Christmas cards (most accompanied by their envelopes) to friends and colleagues including Ian Hamilton, H. A. Rappaport, Alan Ross, and Roger Senhouse; also included is a cablegram to Hartley from Harvey Curtis Webster.  The collection also holds editions of Hartley's books, books to which he contributed, and secondary critical appraisals, and an extensive run of Weekend Review, a journal to which Hartley made regular contributions.

Administrative/Biographical History:  The correspondence is arranged alphabetically by surname.

Access and Copyright:  This material is housed off-site and will require special arrangements for anticipated use. Contact the Department of Special Collections.

Language and Scripts:  English.

Finding aid/Inventory:  Finding aid is available online.

Provenance/Source of Acquisition:   Purchased from Anthony Garnett, David J. Holmes, and Bertram Rota between 1973 and 1993.

Date(s) of description:   Milissa Burkart, Feb 1993.

Access Points:

Subject Headings 

Personal names 

Corporate names



1:1 Collins, Mr.  Handwritten and signed letter, 9 Jun 1954, 1s.  
  Hamilton, Ian.  Handwritten and signed letter, 8 Sept 1965, 1s.  
  Hancox, Alan. 5 handwritten and signed letters, 1956-1958.  
1:2 Kabraji, Fredoon (an Indian friend). 23 handwritten and signed letters. 1945-1970.  
1:3  Parker, Mrs.  Handwritten and signed letter, 22 Jan 1967, 6s. Response to a fan letter.  
1:4 Rappaport, H. A. 13 handwritten and signed letters, 4 Christmas cards, 2 empty envelopes. 1952-1962. Includes 2 mailing labels addressed to H.A. Rappaport excised from parcels.  
1:5 Randall, E. S. Handwritten and signed letter, 9 Aug 1954, 1s.  
  Ross, Alan. 8 handwritten and signed letters. 1961-1967.  
  Senhouse, Roger. 2 handwritten and signed letters. 1962, undated. Includes an invitation the Arts Council of Great Britain Randolph Schwabe Memorial Exhibition found tipped into Senhouses's copy of The Shrimp and the Anemone  with handwritten notes on verso;  
  Press cutting of  announcement of BBC Third Programme presentation of The Shrimp and the anemone.  
  "Sophie and Uncle Herbert." Handwritten and signed letter, 23 May 1960, 2s.  
  Tupper, Mr. Handwritten and signed letter, 20 Jan 1969, 2s.  
  Webster, Harvey Curtis.  Cablegram, 20 May 1961.  
  Christmas card signed by Hartley, recipient unknown, undated.  
  [?] to Hartley. Carbon copy typed letter, 12 Feb 1960, 1s.  
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