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Dorothy L. Sayers Diary Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Wade-A-103
The diary volumes are arranged by date. One notebook about plants was removed, as well as a document of class schedules from Godolphin School. The notebook was added to the Dorothy L. Sayers manuscript collection (see DLS / MS-436), and the school schedule was added to the Wade Center memorabilia collection.

Dates

  • Created: 1937-1957

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Copies or publication of unpublished materials by Dorothy L. Sayers require permissions from the Sayers Literary Executor.

Extent

1.00 box : 17 Volumes

0.5 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains a series of diaries (personal day planners) belonging to Dorothy L. Sayers.

Biographical or Historical Information

This collection contains a series of diaries (personal day planners) belonging to Dorothy L. Sayers. The entries record social engagements, theatre work, festivals, Detection Club dinners, other club and committee meetings, talks to societies and guilds, BBC meetings, restaurants, bell ringing, some writing work, and various other appointments. Some diaries include telephone numbers as well.

The material in this archive was acquired at auction from Sotheby’s in London by the Wade Center in 2000. The original Sotheby’s lot included in this archive is Lot 300, ii.

Source of Acquisition

01/1a

Separated Materials

One notebook about plants was removed, as well as a document of class schedules from Godolphin School. The notebook was added to the Dorothy L. Sayers manuscript collection (see DLS / MS-436), and the school schedule was added to the Wade Center memorabilia collection.

Other Descriptive Information

There is a research copy of this collection. There is an acquisition file for this collection.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Schmidt
Title
Dorothy L. Sayers Diary Collection
Author
Laura Schmidt
Date
05/30/2010
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

Contact:
Wheaton College
501 College Ave.
Wheaton IL 60187-5593 US
630-752-5908