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PETER O’TOOLE PERSONAL ARCHIVE ACQUIRED BY UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS

We acted as agents for the April 2017 acquisition of Peter O’Toole’s personal archive by the University of Texas.

The personal archive of Peter O’Toole, including bundles of letters, unpublished manuscripts, photographs and props, has been acquired by the University of Texas in Austin for $400,000.

O’Toole, who died aged 81 in 2013, was as well known for his hellraising and his enormous appetite for alcohol as he was for his memorable performances including his career-defining role in David Lean’s Lawrence of Arabia.

https://www.google.co.uk/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/film/2017/apr/21/peter-otoole-personal-archive-heads-to-university-of-texas

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BRITISH LIBRARY ACQUIRES ARCHIVE OF DAME JOAN BAKEWELL

We acted as agents for the sale of Dame Joan’s papers to the British Library.

Joan Bakewell is one of the most important cultural figures of the post-War years. A journalist, broadcaster, writer and eminent member of the great and the good, her papers give a comprehensive account of her life from the earliest days, and contain fascinating family papers, diaries, correspondence and manuscripts of her own work. In addition there is significant material documenting her long relationship with Harold Pinter.

http://www.bl.uk/aboutus/foi/pubsch/pubscheme4/BLB1582.pdf

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