Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)COW/4/K
TitleFamily correspondence
Extent7 files
DescriptionComprises correspondence sent from Noël Coward and addressed to his mother, Violet, 1930-1953; miscellaneous correspondence retained by Violet Coward including letters from Alexander Woollcott, Laurence Olivier, John 'Jack' Wilson and Cole Lesley, [1930s-1950s]; correspondence from Noël Coward to his brother, Erik, 1929-1932; and miscellaneous material retained by Violet Coward including a newspaper article written by Noël Coward and undated manuscript lyrics for 'Lie in the dark and listen' by Noël Coward.

Material formerly stored in leather suitcase, and presumably inherited by Noël Coward following the death of his mother in 1954.

Business correspondence, primarily relating to Coward's productions and finances, can be found at COW/3/N;
Personal correspondence, sent to Coward from a variety of friends, colleagues and celebrities, can be found at COW/4/I
NotesFormer reference: Section K Family Correspondence of Noël Coward
Access StatusOpen


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