The Severn Collection: Works by children's author David Severn

Scope and Content

The collection includes

  • Books

Administrative / Biographical History

David Severn (David Storr Unwin) was a popular children's author in the 1940s and 1950s. His body of work comprises 30 items, mainly school adventure stories.

Conditions Governing Access

Acquisition Information

Deposited by Dr Stephen Bigger in 2010

Other Finding Aids

Search the Library Catalogue for individual items Items also listed on University of Worcester Research Collections website

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

All items can be handled.

Archivist's Note

Collection level description by Sarah Stretton, Graduate Trainee, University of Worcester.

Conditions Governing Use

Photocopies/photographs can be made according to copyright law and depending on the condition of the documents. A copyright agreement and an agreement covering reproduction must be signed.

Appraisal Information

Appraised in accordance with GB3284 collection policy and depositor agreement.

Custodial History

Collection deposited with University of Worcester Research Collections in 2010. Listed on University of Worcester Research Collections:


No further accruals are expected.