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Women’s Library Autograph Collection: Schreiner’s letters to Alys Pearsall-Smith (later Russell) are archived as part of the ‘Literary Ladies’ sub-division of the Autograph Letter Collection strand of the Women’s Library archives. This sub-division contains letters to and from various literary women and covers the period between 1881 and 1959. There is a detailed finding aid. The Women’s Library also has good online search facilities. See http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/thewomenslibrary/ and for searches http://www.londonmet.ac.uk/thewomenslibrary/searchthecollections/
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letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/1: Roseneath, Harpenden, Herts , Monday , My dear Miss Smith, I'm so glad to hear you've come to live in England. I want very mu...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/2: Roseneath, Harpenden, Herts, Sunday, Dear Miss Smith , Thankyou very much all three for having come. I was quite lonely when ...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/3: Thursday afternoon, Dear Miss Smith , Ive just got your note (letters take nearly as long to cross Mentone as to go to Englan...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/4: Thanks a great deal for sight of the enclosed. , Tell your mother its not only her little grand-daughter talks about her to h...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/5: Knaphill, Surrey , Saturday , Dear Miss Smith , I've just come back & found your letter. Thank your mother a great deal f...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/6: Ladies' Chambers, Chenies St, W.C., Dear Alys Smith, I'm going to ask you a great favour. I'm showing great trust in you by d...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/7: Ladies' Chambers, Chenies St, Friday , Dear Alys, Thanks so much for the money. The publisher now has promised to pay her at ...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/8: Your sweets came to me when a little girl artist friend of mine was with me, so I laid in the bed & she sat in the arm ch...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/9: Many thanks for Nineteenth. Liked account very much. Makes one want to be there. Thank you much for invitation but I'm going ...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/10: Thank-you so much. I shall be back from the country this evening by 8. I shall be so glad to see you. I'm going exploring for...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/11: Thank you so much. We shall talk on Tuesday., Olive Schreiner,
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/12: If you & your cousin should be going for any walks & would let me go with you I should like it so much. I would come ...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/13: Thankyou, would have liked so much to go, but went out early this morning to my favourite place among the fir trees, only got...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/14: Hotel Pavillon, Wednesday , Dear Miss Smith, I've got a cold so can't go to our bay for a dip. I'm afraid I've kept you from ...
letter icon Autograph Letters Collection: Alys Pearsall Smith ALC/7/3/15: Cape Town, Sep 4 / 08, Dear Alys Smith , I’ve always put off writing to you because I’ve wanted to write you a re...