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Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)COW/4/I/2/47
TitleBagnold, Enid
Extent19 items
Date1956-1966
DescriptionCorrespondence from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) [born 1889 and died 1981, English author and playwright].

1/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated June 10th, 1956. Letter is addressed to 'My dear Noel'. Reminisces on her life as an actress.

2/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated June 19th, 1957. Letter is addressed to 'Dearest Noel'. She is pleased that Noel liked her play 'Edith'.

3/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of 29 Hyde Park Gate, dated December 26th, 1958. Letter is addressed to 'My dear Noel'. She fondly remembers their time together in New York. Asks after his health because she has heard that he has been unwell. She sends him a gift of false grapes and leaves.

4/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated October 3, 1960. Letter is addressed to 'Dearest Noel'. Complains about the hate and criticism she is receiving for her plays.

5/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated October 11th, 1960. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Generous Noel’. Thanks Noel for his kind words.

6/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated Friday, November 4th, 1960. Letter is addressed ‘Dear Noel’. Writes extensively about the poor quality of her recent play and asks for Noels advice on how she can improve the plot.

7/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated November 16th 1960. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. Reflects extensively on the art of playwriting.

8/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated August 10th or 11th, 1961. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling Noel’. She read the review of Noel play in the Daily Mail. She has written a new play in three weeks.

9/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of 29 Hyde Park Gate, dated June 22nd, 1962. Letter is addressed to ‘Dearest Noel’. A chatty letter on non-business matters.

10/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of 29 Hyde Park Gate, dated December 16th, 1962. Letter is addressed to ‘Dearest Noel’. Writes about her various social activities in recent weeks.

11/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated December 11th, 1963. Letter is addressed to ‘Oh Dear Noel’. A chatty letter on non-business matters.

12/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones), dated January 11th, 1964. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. She hosted a party for the ‘Company’.

13/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated February 26th, 1965. Letter addressed to ‘Dearest Noel’. She was very happy to receive a letter from him. A long chatty letter on non-business matters.

14/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated May 24th, 1965. Letter is addressed to ‘Dearest Noel’. Thanks Noel for his telegram. She is struggling to finish writing her play.

15/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated July 29th, 1965. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling Noel’. She is upset that she did not meet him in Brighton. Has heard about the new play he is going to write from ‘Maggie’.

16/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated June 27th, 1966. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear Noel’. Asks Noel to look at her play that she has completed. She will be flying out to Chicago to stay with the Lunts.

17/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated July 2nd, 1966. Letter is addressed to ‘Dear and Kind Noel’. Asks his advice about plots for her plays.

18/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Ten Chimneys, Genesee Depot, Wisconsin, dated July 14th, 1966. Letter is addressed to ‘Darling Noel’. Long chatty letter about her recent social activities.

19/ Transcript of a letter from Enid Bagnold (Lady Jones) of Rottingdeen, Sussex, dated October 24th, 1966. Letter is addressed to ‘Dearest Noel’. She has heard of his illness. Encourages him to look after himself.
NotesFormer reference: Section I Personal Correspondence of Noël Coward, Box 1
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