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Nancy Cunard collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 438
Scope and Contents
This finding aid encompasses accessions of single manuscripts and small groups of manuscripts and other papers, by or pertaining to Nancy Cunard, acquired by the library from a variety of sources. Materials incorporated into the collection prior to May 1999 have been organized into two series. Series I, Miriam J. Benkovitz Collection (1930-1965), contains letters from Cunard to Miriam Benkovitz, biographer and bibliographer of Ronald Firbank, Jinadasa Vijayatunga, and others, one letter from John Robert Scott to Cunard, holograph and typescript poems, articles and translations by Cunard, and a typescript memoir by Iris Tree inscribed to Cunard. Series II, Materials from Other Sources (1919-1948), contains holograph and typescript writings by Cunard.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.

Portfolio (folders 36-41): Restricted fragile material. Reference surrogates have been substituted in the main files. For further information consult the appropriate curator.
Conditions Governing Use
The Nancy Cunard Collection is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Ongoing collection of documents acquired by gift and purchase from various sources. Source information is recorded on the folders. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
1930 - 1965
0.4 Linear Feet ((1 box) + 1 portfolio)
Related Names
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965
Language of Materials