Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Alan Sillitoe letters, 1959-1974

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1159
Bib ID 4079900 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Sillitoe, Alan
Title Alan Sillitoe letters, 1959-1974
Physical Description 0.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.






The collection consists of 32 letters from Alan Sillitoe to his friends, the noted calligrapher John Charles Tarr and his wife, Dorothy, which concern Sillitoe's life, work, and interests during his most creative years.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Alan Sillitoe letters; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

32 letters to J. & D. Tarr Cataloged HR 07/02/1997.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2012-04-17 EAD created by PTL

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"CUL Collections:"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Calligraphers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tarr, Dorothy Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tarr, John Charles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

English north-country novelist, b. 1928.