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At a Glance
Letters written to Maxse from his family, friends, and military colleagues. These depict social life in England and British Army life from 1920 to 1935. The letters from Pansy Lamb and Margaret Wyndham concern the first marriage of Evelyn Waugh. Among the correspondents are Helen Hardinge, Henry and Pansy Lamb, Violet Milner, Edward Sackville-West, and Henry Yorke ("Henry Green").
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Identification of specific item; Date (if known); John Herbert Maxse letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--293. Method of acquisition--Purchase; Date of acquisition--01/12/80. Accession number--M-80-01-12.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/89.
2020-09-23 EAD document created by CCR.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Major in the Coldstream Guards serving in India and elsewhere.