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Guide to the Isobel Field Papers, 1949-1952
Special Collections M0041  
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    Title: Isobel Field Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1949-1952
    Collection number: Special Collections M0041
    Creator: Isobel Field
    Extent: 60 items
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

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    Publication Rights:

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Purchased from Hector Bolitho, 1962

    Preferred Citation:

    [Identification of item] Isobel Field Papers, M0041, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Isobel Field was the step-daughter of Robert Louis Stevenson.


    Summary: Pen pal letters (May 1949-November 1955) from Mrs. Field to Hector Bolitho with comments by Mrs. Field about her step-father Robert Louis Stevenson. Also includes letters from Mrs. Field's nurse, pictures of Mrs. Field and Robert Louis Stevenson, clippings, Christmas cards, photocopy of a poem by Stevenson, and a manuscript, "A Pen-friendship, with Robert Louis Stevenson's Step-daughter" by Hector Bolitho.