Future of the Jews Collection
Scope and Contents
This archive contains unpublished contributions by Dorothy L. Sayers for the 1944 symposium on “The Future of the Jews,” as well as extensive correspondence and publications relating to the topic. The correspondence includes contributions from: The Refugee Aliens Protection Committee, The Friendly Aliens Protection Committee (notably General Sir Wyndham Deedes, Miss L.M. Livingstone, J.J. Lynx and James Parkes), the Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Deportees Welfare Committee, The Board of Deputies of British Jews (Sydney Salomon), and the publisher Lindsay Drummond.
The material in this archive was acquired as photocopies from a private donor who purchased the original materials at Sotheby’s in London in 2000. The original Sotheby’s lot included in this archive is Lot 294. An inventory of the original lot is available from the Wade's acquisition records upon request.
- Created: 1941-1951
Conditions Governing Access
Copies or publication of unpublished materials by Dorothy L. Sayers require permissions from the Sayers Literary Executor. Permissions for copying and for extensive published quotations are also required from the owner of the original documents in this archive, who may be contacted through the Wade Center. See the acquisition file for additional details.
1.00 box : 10 folders
0.3 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
This archive contains unpublished contributions by Dorothy L. Sayers for the 1944 symposium on "The Future of the Jews," as well as extensive correspondence and publications relating to the topic.
The contents are arranged with correspondence first (by date), then typescript drafts by Dorothy L. Sayers, and then related publications
Source of Acquisition
Other Descriptive Information
There is an acquisition file for this collection, see the file for accession agreements and more information on donor stipulations. There is a research copy of this collection.
Processed by Laura Schmidt
- Friends of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (Great Britain)
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
- Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Influence.
- Jews -- History
- Jews -- History -- 20th century.
- Judaism -- 20th century.
- Lynx, J. J.
- Reconstruction (1939-1951)
- Reconstruction (1939-1951) -- Jews.
- Sayers, Dorothy L. -- Archives.
- Sayers, Dorothy L. -- Correspondence.
- Fleming / Sayers Culinary Papers
- Laura Schmidt
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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