Marple Hall Folder 13 : Christopher & Richard Isherwood

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Marple Hall Folder 13 : Christopher & Richard Isherwood


Marple Hall, Christopher & Richard Isherwood.


Folder containing items relating to Christopher & Richard Isherwood

Not filed in alphabetical index due to quantity of material.
Located in Cabinet B : Bottom Drawer


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Collection Items

Isherwood Collection of Documents
Fifteen pages of handwritten notes giving information on private papers held at Stockport Heritage Library. This comprises 3 boxes 1870 - 1962 containing diaries, scrapbooks, photographs and letters.

Newspaper/Magazine articles : Christopher Isherwood
Various newspaper articles about Christopher Isherwood from several sources. Content includes book reviews, biography, relationship with his family, Don Bachardy, W H Auden, David Hockney and obituaries following his death in 1986.Photocopies of…

Collection of Photocopied family photographs
Collection of photocopies of miscellaneous family photographs of Christopher and his brother Richard from 1909, school days 1916.
Photocopies of photographs of their father in uniform and a number of their mother.

Correspondence from Richard and Christopher Isherwood
Two original Airmail letters from Christopher Isherwood to Mrs Gladys Swindells 1972. Also letter from Richard arranging a meeting.
Photocopy of postcard from Richard to Nannie thanking her for his gum boots.
Photocopy of one held in archives from…

Wyberslegh Hall
Article from unknown publication entitled "Kathleen and Frank" . Wyberslegh Hall was the setting for a tragic love story.
Poem and drawing by Kathleen dated 1905 called 'First step alone'..
Two photocopies of photographs of Wyberslegh Hall

Richard Graham Bradshaw Isherwood's will : 1975
Photocopy of Last Will and Testament of Richard Graham Bradshaw Isherwood dated November 1975 (3 pages).
Bequests were made to his cousin Thomas Bradshaw Isherwood, his brother Christopher and to various friends. A codicil dated 12 December 1975…

Exhibition Material :  Isherwood Family History
Various display sheets with information on the lives of Christopher and Richard at Wybersley Hall and Marple Hall.

Christopher Isherwoods Books
Folder with extracts from various books written by or about Christopher Isherwood which relate to Marple and Marple Hall .
By Christopher Isherwood : The Memorial - Lost Years : Kathleen & Frank : Dear Dodie.
A Life of Christopher Isherwood by…

Information regarding Bradshaw Isherwoods circa 1900
Several book extracts and information from sources unknown relating to the Bradshaw Isherwood family and Marple Hall.

Report : Daily Telegraph : 1999 : C Isherwood's Papers Sold to Library
Newspaper article from the Daily Telegraph dated 11 May 1999 reporting on Christopher Isherwood's private papers having been acquired by the Huntington Library in Los Angeles. The price of the "spectacular" collection of diaries, letters, literary…
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