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Series IV: January 2003 Acquisition, 1919 - 1955

Call Number: GEN MSS 427, Series IV

Scope and Contents

The January 2003 Acquisition primarily contains letters written to Violet Trefusis, including a letter from Denys Trefusis with a photograph of him enclosed. All letters are to Violet Trefusis unless otherwise indicated. Some third party correspondence is also included, as are two lists of books kept by Violet's friend Gilone (Princesse de) Chimay during the war, with Violet's autograph notes. Most of the material included in this acquisition is in French.


  • 1919 - 1955


Conditions Governing Access

From the Collection:

The materials are open for research.

Restricted Fragile materials in box 6 and in the portfolio may only be consulted with permission of the appropriate curator. Preservation photocopies or photographic prints for reference use have been substituted in the main files.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Bertram Rota Ltd. on the Starling W. Childs Library Fund, 2003.


0.21 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Processing Information

Former call numbers: Uncat MSS 460 and Uncat MS Vault 328

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