Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Brophy mss., 1962-1979, consist of the correspondence and writings of British author Brigid Brophy, 1929-1995.

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Correspondence; II. Major Works; III. Notebooks; IV. Essays; V. Reviews; VI. Speeches; VII. Reprints. An inventory of the collection is available.

The correspondence is primarily with publishers and editors and relates to Miss Brophy's publications. Correspondents include: Bryan David Farrer, Ronald Fletcher, David Paradine Frost, Arnold Abraham Goodman, baron Goodman, Giles Alexander Esme Gordon, Lawrence Grow, Caroline Hobhouse, Thomas Michael Maschler, Derwent James May, Karl Ernest Meyer, William Targ, Violet (Keppel) Trefusis, Fredric Warburg, Eric Walter White, Hugo Williams, Cecil Woolf, and Francis Wyndham. An "explanation of correspondence with Secker & Warburg" by Miss Brophy, Feb. 1979, completes this section.

Purchase. 1979

Collection size: 275 items

Related manuscripts: Brophy mss. II

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.