Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)MS500
TitlePatricia Hollender Collection
Extent1 folder
DescriptionLetters, telegrams and Christmas cards received by Pat Hollender, actress and writer principally from Noël Coward but also including one from Violet Coward, four from Lorn Loraine and three from Gladys Calthrop.

Warm and affectionate letters from Coward which include mention of television productions and a film with Michael Caine, a reference to 'The Italian Job'. The Christmas cards include some portrait photographs.
Access ConditionsAccess to all registered researchers
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Access StatusOpen
Creator NamePatricia Hollender (fl 1935-1978), writer and actress
Administrative HistoryPatricia Hollender wrote the plays including 'The Lost Generation' and 'Husbands Don't Count' both of which were produced in London thetares in the 1950s. She was also a stage actress, particularly in the 1930s.
Custodial HistoryThis collection was formerly part of the Herbert Schimmel Noel Coward and Ivor Novello collections
AcquisitionPurchased from a bookseller in 1999
Related MaterialArchive collections relating to Noël Coward, and held at the Cadbury Research Library, include:

Noël Coward Collection: papers, 1911-2000. Finding Number: COW;
Papers relating to Noël Coward: papers, [20th century]. Finding Number: MS69;
Material relating to Lila Field's 'The Goldfish': papers, 1911. Finding Number: MS158;
Correspondence sent to Claude Ray relating to Noël Coward: papers, [mid-20th century]. Finding Number: MS188;
Papers of Gladys Calthrop: correspondence, 1927-1979. Finding Number: MS201;
Noël Coward Theatre Programmes: programmes, 1913-1991. Finding Number: MS491;
Gladys Calthrop costume drawings: framed drawings, 1934. Finding Number: MS492;
Noël Coward Posters: posters, 1968-1986. Finding Number: MS497;
Noël Coward and Ivor Novello Cuttings: newspaper and magazine cuttings, 1943-1996. Finding Number: MS498;
Patricia Hollender Collection: correspondence, 1951-1978. Finding Number: MS500;
Play scripts relating to Noël Coward: scripts, [c 1911-c 1950]. Finding Number: MS501;
Images of Noël Coward: images, [1920s-1970s]. Finding Number: MS502;
Noël Coward's 'Present Laughter', typescript for radio adaptation: script, [1956]. Finding Number: MS788;
Photographs of Noël Coward and friends, [1920s-1930s]. Finding Number: MS987.