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Guide to the Rebecca West note, 16 August 1931

Summary

Rebecca West was a British writer and critic. The Rebecca West note consists of a single autograph manuscript note to an unknown correspondent reading, "With Miss Rebecca West's compliments." On letterhead stationery: 15, Orchard Court. Portman Square.W.1., Welbeck 3606.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11402
Title
Rebecca West note
Date
16 August 1931
Extent
0.1 Linear Feet, 1 item
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The collection consists of a single autograph manuscript note to an unknown recipient which reads, "With Miss Rebecca West's compliments." On letterhead stationery: 15, Orchard Court. Portman Square.W.1., Welbeck 3606.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Rebecca West note, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

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Historical Note

Rebecca West was a prominent British writer and literary critic who published in many genres, including fiction, non-fiction, social and cultural criticism, biography, and journalism. She worked on behalf of the suffrage movement, and had a reputation as a spokeswoman for feminist and socialist causes. West traveled extensively and befriended many literary and political figures of her day. She had a son with the writer H.G. Wells. West was created a Dame Commander of the Order of the British Empire.


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Provenance

The Rebecca West note was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a purchase in 2015.

Processing Information

Processed by Megan E. Lewis, March, 2017

Accessions described in this collection guide: 2015-0050-LUBMSS503