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Collection Level Description: Papers of Vera Brittain

Reference: MSS. Eng. hist. d. 343, e. 304, f. 24
Title: Papers of Vera Brittain
Dates of Creation: 1949-50
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Vera Mary Brittain (1893-1970), afterwards Catlin, was an author, feminist and pacifist.

Scope and Content

Papers of Vera Brittain, consisting of:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Vera Brittain's daughter, Shirley Williams, in 1972.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40214-16.

Access Points


Brittain | Vera Mary | 1893-1970 | afterwards Catlin, Author, Feminist, and Pacifist

World Pacifist Conference | 1949


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