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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)COW/4/I/2/103
TitleBorden, Mary
Extent17 items
Date[mid-20th century]
DescriptionCorrespondence from Mary Borden [born 1886 and died 1968, Anglo-American novelist].

1/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 12 Strathearn Place, Hyde Park Square, dated 27th April. Letter is addressed to ‘Dearest Noel’. Asks Noel’s advice on how to have the script for his play “Action for Slander” read by someone at the Liverpool Playhouse.

2/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 5 John Street, Berkeley Square, dated 27th May, 1937. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. She has re-written her play taking into considerations Noel’s suggestions.

3/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 5 John Street, Berkeley Square, dated Wed, evening. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. She enjoyed her visit to Africa and seeing him.

4/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 12 Strathearn Place, Hyde Park Square, dated 22nd June. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling Noel’. Praises Noel’s lyrics in his plays.

5/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 12 Strathearn Place, undated. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling’. Thanks Noel for an ‘exquisite’ evening.

6/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 12 Strathearn Place, Wednesday. She is happy to see Noel in such good form.

7/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 12 Chester Place, Hyde Park Square, undated [1938]. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling Noel’. She finds Noel’s show ‘enchanting’. Criticises some aspects of the play.

8/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 5 John Street, Berkeley Square, undated. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. She’s been trying to get him on the phone. She’d like to see him.

9/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 8 Little College Street, Westminster, dated 26th Thursday. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. She will not be able to come down on Sunday and would like to rearrange their lunch.

10/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of Ritz Hotel, London, dated 4th Oct [1945]. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling Noel’. Praises Noel’s song “The Matelot”. She criticises some of the scenes and costumes for one of his unnamed play.

11/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of The Old Gables, Warfield, Berks, dated Tuesday. Letter is addressed to ‘Noel darling’. Thanks Noel for a good time.

12/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of The Hanmore Hotel, Winchester, undated. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. Concerning Noel’s poor health and her stay in Winchester.

13/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of Hotel de la Reserve Le Royal, undated. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. She was happy to see Noel yesterday.

14/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 12 Strathearn Place, Hyde Park Square, dated 8th Saturday. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling Noel’. Praises an unnamed show. Expresses a desire to see Noel.

15/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 8 Little College Street, Westminster, dated Thursday. Letter is addressed to ‘My dear’. Praises an unnamed play of Noels and offers small criticisms.

16/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of 8 Little College Street, Westminster, undated. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. She was happy to receive her copy of the “Home Chat” with her name printed on the title page.

17/ Transcript of a letter from Mary Borden of New Park House, Annan, Dumfriesshire, dated 13th September. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling’. She is coming to London and requests seat reservations for Noels show.
NotesFormer reference: Section I Personal Correspondence of Noël Coward, Box 1
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