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Bryher Papers

Bryher (1894-1983) was a British author best known for her historical novels, including

The Fourteenth of October (1952) and Coin of Carthage (1962), and her autobiographical writings. She also established "Close-Up" (1927-33), the first periodical devoted to film. Born Winifred Ellerman, she married Robert MacAlmon in 1919. They divorced in 1927, and in that year she married Kenneth MacPherson. Beginning in 1918, she was the close friend of American poet H. D., whose daughter she adopted.

Read more about Bryher and access the description for this collection in Orbis, the Yale University Library's online catalog.

Or access a selection of digital reproductions of photographs and documents from the Bryher Papers through the Beinecke Library's Digital Images Database.

See related collections: the H.D. Collection and the Viola Baxter Jordan Papers


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