- 1940-2016 (Creation)
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Name of creator
The Shaffer Papers were bequeathed to Trinity College by Peter Shaffer in 2016. These papers came to Trinity in two groups in 2018, from Peter Shaffer’s homes in London and New York City. The 10 boxes of London materials were picked up from the offices of Gordon Dadds solicitors on 15 May 2018. The 15 boxes of New York materials were shipped by Bourlet Art Logistics and arrived at the Library on 6 November 2017.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Bequest of Sir Peter Shaffer, 2016.
Content and structure area
Scope and content
The papers consist of correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, and printed material which document the life and work of playwright Sir Peter Levin Shaffer.
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Conditions governing access
This collection is not fully catalogued and is therefore available to researchers only on a limited basis. Some items of a more personal nature are presently closed.
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