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Brophy mss. II, 1961-1971

Letters, 1961-1971, of Brigid Brophy at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana

Electronic finding aid encoded by Beth Benda.

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu
http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly

Creator
Brophy, Brigid, 1929-

Title
Brophy mss. II,1961-1971

Collection no:
LMC 1811

Extent
28 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
Consists of letters of novelist Brigid Brophy, 1929-1995, written from her home in London to editor William Targ, in New York City. The discussion relates to the publication of her books and reviews. Other correspondents are Bryan David Farrer and Paul Weiss.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions
This collection is open for research.
Acquisition Information
Purchase 1981.
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Brophy mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Biographical Note
Brigid Brophy, born on June 12, 1929, was the only daughter of Irish novelist John Brophy. She became a novelist and writer herself. Some of her works include: The Crown Princess(1953), Hackenfeller's Ape (1953), The King of a Rainy Country, Flesh (1962) , The Finishing Touch, The Snow Ball (1964), In Transit, Mozart the Dramatist (1964), Don't Never Forget (1966), Fifty Works of English Literature We Could Do Without (1967), Black and White (1968), Beardsley and His World (1976); The Adventures of God in His Search for the Black Girl (1973), and Prancing Novelist (1987). She died in a London nursing home on August 7, 1995.

Scope and Content Note

Consists of letters of novelist Brigid Brophy, 1929-1995, written from her home in London to editor William Targ, in New York City. The discussion relates to the publication of her books and reviews. Other correspondents are Bryan David Farrer and Paul Weiss.

Manuscripts index in the Lilly Library includes entries at item level.

Arrangement/Organization

Arranged chronologically.

Related Material

For additional correspondence and writings of Brigid Brophy, see Brophy mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.


Series: Folder 1 Letters 1961-1971