|Description||The collection comprises manuscripts or typescripts of many of the author's works, and a large number of letters, many of which are from writers and other prominent figures of the first half of the twentieth century. Papers relate to income tax; correspondence regarding housing including Craycombe House, Fraita, Anacapri, Talland House, Cornwall, House at Montagu, South Africa; and general correspondence.|
The collection includes letters from Mary Anderson [Mme de Navarro], Lady Cynthia Asquith, Stanley Baldwin, 1st Earl Baldwin, John Davys Beresford, F.V. Branford, Robert Bridges, Dudley Ridge d'Ewes, of the Cape Times , Walter Carey, bishop of Bloemfontein, Frank Davey, of the News Chronicle , Walter de la Mare, Ernest de Selincourt, John Drinkwater, St. John Greer Ervine, Edward Garnett, Louis Golding, Owen Grazebrook, G.C. Greenfield, J.L. Hammond, H.C. Harwood, C.S. Evans, Arnold Gyde, David Higham, Gordon Bottomley, Gustav Holst, J. Clement Jones, Lady Frances Lloyd George, Sir Compton Mackenzie, A.A. Milne, Alan Monkhouse, John Moore, Charles Morgan, Hilda Morgan, Axel Munthe, Karl Nirschl, Eden Phillpotts, Adelaide Phillpotts, Arthur Ransome, Richard Reynolds, Royal Society of Literature, Martin Secker, Edward Shanks, Jan Christian Smuts, Sir John C. Squire, General Frank Theron, E.G. Twitchett, Rickwood, H.A. Vachell, Countess Wemyss, Dick Wyndham, Millah Tcholakova, Edwin Cerio, Sir Edward Marsh, Hugh Walpole, C.S.L. Alford, rector of Rowberrow, Princess Alice Mary, Countess of Athlone, Michael Anderson, Dr. Anning, William Armstrong, Windham Baldwin, Barclay's Bank, Sir Ernest Barker, Sir James M. Barrie, Vernon Bartlett, Arundel Begbie, Lionel E. Blackburn, Dean of Ely, Vernon Brink, British Broadcasting Corporation, Brian Brooke, W. St. Pierre Bunbury, A. Essex Capell, Walter Carey, Bishop of Bloemfontein, F. Carey Slater, Edwin Cerio, Michael Clark, Penelope Cooke, Donald Cowie, Marquess of Salisbury, S.A. Cull, Lionel Curtis, Dr. John Dale, M. Davey, Walter de la Mare, Duke of Devonshire, Robert Dolbey, Norman Douglas, J. Hubert Dunn, I.D. du Plessis, Leonora Mary Ervine, St. John Greer Ervine, Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, Queen Elizabeth II, Doris Finlay, Horace Flather, of the Cape Argus, Julie Follansbee, W. & G. Foyle, H.W.F. Franklin, of Epsom College, Ada Galsworthy, Louis Golding, Dick Goodwin, Hamish Hamilton, J.L. Hammond, L. Barbara Hammond, Florence Hardy, Rupert Hart-Davis, L.P. Hartley, Joan Hassall, N.C. Havenga, Alfred Hayes, Violet Henson, Sir Alan P. Herbert, Rowland Hill, of the Cape Times, John Hingeley, Henry Vincent Hodson, Jan H. Hofmeyr, Eleanor Holland-Martin, Robert Holland-Martin, W.H.G. Holmes, Humphrey F. Humphreys, Christopher Hussey, of Country Life, Margaret Storm Hameson, of A.A. Knopf, Mary Jones, Wayland Young, Baron Kennet of the Dene, Uys Krige, Kruger National Park, Florence Lamont, Tom Lamont, Pat Lawlor, D.H. Lawrence, Cecil Day Lewis, Sinclair Lewis, David Lloyd George, Lady Frances Lloyd George, Beth Long, Percy Lubbock, Charles Lyttelton, Viscount Cobham, John Cavendish Lyttelton, Viscount Cobham, Colin Reed Macdonald, Sir Compton Mackenzie, Faith Mackenzie, Sir Edward Marsh, Archibald Marshall, John Masefield, Sarah Gertrude Millin, Neville Minchin, John Moore, Hilda Morgan, Moriarty, Chief Constable of Birmingham, W.S. Morrison, H.V. Morton, Gilbert Murray, National Botanic Gardens, Kirstenbosch, National Trust, C. Pat Newton, Norah Nichols, Robert Nichols, Joy Packer, Leonard G. Parsons, Leonard G. Parsons, William J. Pickerill, J.B. Priestley, A.C. Rayner-Wood, Denys Reitz, Eugene Reynal, Eric Rosenthal, Countess of St. German's, Martin Secker, Ernest de Selincourt, Giovanni Serena, C.P. Snow, Pamela Hansford Snow, Stephen H. Spender, Sir Oliver Stanley, Stewarts and Lloyds, Austin Strong, Charles Struben, Frank Swinnerton, Sir Charles Tennyson, Mrs. Newton Thompson, G.H. Trevelyan, E.G. Twitchett, Hugh Walpole, R. Lanyon Watling, Lady Mary Wemyss, Rebecca West, Humbert Wolfe, Edward Sydney Woods, Bishop of Lichfield, Gordon Wordsworth, Noel Brett Young, R.K. Young, Elizabeth Zimmermann, Miscellaneous letters from Francis Brett Young, Jessica Brett Young.