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Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, 1914-[1922], containing draft passages of fiction, including passages from The Wrong Mr Right (London, 1922) (ff. 8-26 verso, 35 verso, 62 verso), together with notes and journal entries giving impressions of life in wartim...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, March 1921-June 1924, containing diary entries, ideas for fiction, comments on the progress of her work and impressions of holidays in Vichy, Brittany and Haute Savoie, France; a few extracts were later incorporated in her ...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, August 1932-May 1933, containing journal entries, impressions of her stay in Vienna, October-November 1932 (ff. 12-54) and notes for fiction, short stories and articles. Some forty-four personal and family letters, cards an...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook, December 1935-January 1936, of Berta Ruck containing diary entries, ideas for fiction, and pasted-in letters to her, including one, 1935, from Rudyard Kipling (f. ii). Also pasted in are press cuttings relating to contemporary events, in...

Berta Ruck.

The Edge of the World

A photocopy, [20 cent., third ¼], of a children's story entitled 'The edge of the world', written and illustrated by Berta Ruck and presented to Oliver Onions in December 1907.

Berta Ruck.

Notebooks,

Thirteen notebooks, 1951-1973, containing journal entries; letters and postcards, many from relatives, literary agents and the media (relating in particular to her broadcasts on Welsh regional BBC programmes); photographs; ideas for fiction; and p...

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Autobiographical writings,

Manuscript and typescript drafts by Berta Ruck, [1955]-[1974x1978], of chapters of projected and published autobiographical works, mainly concerned with her life in Wales.They include a manuscript draft of the first chapter of An Asset to Wales (L...

Berta Ruck.

Ancestral Voices,

An incomplete manuscript and typescript draft of Berta Ruck's family history Ancestral Voices (London, 1972), based on the correspondence of her D'Arcy and De La Warr ancestors and conversations with her sister, Maud.The volume contains ...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, September 1943-January 1945, containing a few diary entries, mainly commenting on the war and on the progress of her writing, and pasted-in letters and cards to her, including one each from Sir Maurice Bowra and Emlyn Willi...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, September 1939, recording her move from London to Aberdyfi, Merionethshire, at the outbreak of war and commenting on contemporary events. Press cuttings relating to the war and thirty-five letters and postcards to the autho...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, July 1940-June 1941, containing journal entries and comments on the progress of the war. Press cuttings relating to contemporary events, other ephemera and seventy-three letters, postcards and telegrams, May 1940-March 1941...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, July 1941-April 1942, containing ideas for fiction, journal entries and comments on the progress of the war. Press cuttings relating to contemporary events and some sixty-six letters, cards, postcards and telegrams to the a...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, December 1922-January 1923, containing a journal of a visit to the south of France and Corsica (ff. 1-21).The journal records her car journey from Paris to Cannes, in the company of Ménie Muriel FitzGerald, December 1922 (f...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, October 1926-September 1927, containing a journal, mainly of her visits to Le Portel, near Boulogne, October 1926 (ff. 1-6), August-September 1927 (ff. 19-70 verso), and notes for fiction. Some sixteen letters, playbills an...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, May 1930-March 1931, containing journal entries, including accounts of her visits to Sweden, July 1930 (ff. 14-22), Germany, July, November 1930 (ff. 22 verso-28 verso, 69 verso-81 verso), Vienna, Austria, July-August, Nove...

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Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, July-August 1931, containing journal entries and notes on her visit to Vienna and Carinthia, Austria. Four letters, March 1931-September 1932 (ff. 10 verso, 18, 28, inside back cover), photographs and postcards, playbills a...

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, September 1937-June 1938, containing journal entries including comments on contemporary events, notes for fiction and articles. Some forty-eight letters, cards and telegrams, mostly from family and friends, cuttings, photog...

Berta Ruck.

The Reckless Elopement,

Manuscript draft, 1972, by Berta Ruck of a short story, 'The Reckless Elopement' (correct order of text ff. 1-21, 26-29, 25, 30-32, 22-24), with pasted in ink sketches by the author (ff. 2, 25 verso, 33, 34).

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, 1906, containing jottings in English and German, and pencil, ink and charcoal sketches, many made during a visit to Holland.Notes, May 1906, relating to Holland are on ff. 34 verso-36 verso (inverted text).

Berta Ruck.

Notebook,

Notebook of Berta Ruck, December 1934-July 1935, containing journal entries and notes for fiction and for her autobiography. Some thirty-seven letters and cards, November 1934-July 1935, as well as press cuttings, photographs, theatre programmes a...

Berta Ruck.

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