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Collection Level Description: Papers of Ann Thwaite relating to My Oxford

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 6731-3
Title: Papers of Ann Thwaite relating to My Oxford
Dates of Creation: 1975-7, n.d.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Ann Thwaite

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Ann Thwaite (b 1932), née Harrop, read English at St. Hilda's College, Oxford, from 1952 to 1955. She has written numerous children's books, and biographies.

My Oxford contains recollections of the undergraduate days of: Martin Amis, Nina Bawden, John Betjeman, Lord Boothby, Alan Coren, Antonia Fraser, Jo Grimond, Raymond Massey, John Mortimer, Nigel Nicolson, J.I.M. Stewart and Angus Wilson.

Scope and Content

Papers of Ann Thwaite, 1975-7, n.d., relating to My Oxford (London: 1977), edited by her, comprising:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought by the Library from Ann Thwaite, 2000.

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Finding Aids

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Access Points

Thwaite | Ann Barbara | b 1932 | writer

University of Oxford | Students

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