Oxford University Press

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 LB/06/01/06
  • Dates of Creation
      1979-1989
  • Physical Description
      51 items

Scope and Content

File of correspondence between Leila Berg and the publishing company Oxford University Press, including copies of Berg's outgoing letters. The letters relate to the titles 'Adventures of Chunky' and 'Trust Chunky'. The file also includes some correspondence relating to the 'Oxford Companion to Children's Literature', compiled by Mari Prichard and Humphrey Carpenter and published by OUP in 1984. The entry relating to Leila Berg's works contained numerous errors in the first edition, about which Berg wrote to both OUP and Humphrey Carpenter. The file includes copies of her letters, letters from Carpenter and letters from OUP relating to the resolution of her complaints.