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M-455 Lyttelton, George Correspondence with Herbert van Thal

ABSTRACT: Letters written by British teacher George Lyttelton to publisher and bookseller Herbert van Thal.

DATE: 1946-1951

SCOPE: This collection includes 26 letters and two postcards written by George Lyttelton to Herbert van Thal, dated between 1946 and 1951. The correspondence focuses on Lyttelton’s analysis and reports on books for van Thal, though it also includes personal accounts of country life. These letters predate Lyttelton’s more well-known correspondence with the publisher Rupert Hart-Davis.

EXTENT: 28 documents (one folder).

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PREFERRED CITATION: When citing the materials from this collection, the preferred citation is “From the Special Collections of the St. Louis Mercantile Library at the University of Missouri – St. Louis."