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MS Eng 1234-1234.37

Sharp, Margery, 1905-1991. Margery Sharp compositions, 1926-1975: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Location: MS Eng 1234-1234.36 are shelved onsite in Gen, MS Eng 1234.37 is offsite at the Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Eng 1234-1234.37
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sharp, Margery, 1905-1991.
Title: Margery Sharp compositions
Date(s): 1926-1975
Quantity: 5 linear feet (1 box and 37 volumes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Autograph manuscript and typescript versions of novels by English author Margery Sharp.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*64M-122. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Mrs. Geoffrey Castle, B6, Albany, Piccadilly, London, W.1.; received: 1964 September 4.
*66M-118, *67M-24, *67M-25, *67M-95, *69M-31, *70M-1, *70M-10, *72M-14, *78M-16. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Mrs. Geoffrey Castle, Observatory Cottage, Neptune Alley, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England; received: 1965 December; 1967 March; 1967 August; 1968 February; 1970 January; 1970 July; 1970 September; 1970 October; 1972 November 9; and 1979 January.
*70M-29 and *71M-72. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Mrs. Geoffrey Castle, Observatory Cottage, Neptune Alley, Aldeburgh, Suffolk, England through Little, Brown, and Company, 34 Beacon Street, Boston, Mass. 02106; received: 1970 December 11 and 1972 January 17.
*76M-88. Purchased with the Amy Lowell fund from Mrs. Geoffrey Castle, B 6, Albany, Piccadilly, W.1., Regent 5678, United Kingdom; received: 1977 February 28.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Margery Sharp Compositions, 1926-1975 (MS Eng 1234-1234.37). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Sharp (1905-1991) was an English author of books for children.

Scope and Contents

Contains autograph manuscripts of various novels and stories including the Miss Bianca books, The Innocents, The faithful servants, The Rescuers, Martha in Paris, and Bernard the Brave. Includes notes and early drafts, revised typescripts, printer's copies, and galley proofs.

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