Rennie Smith's papers consist of correspondence relating to Friends of Europe, articles and notes, photographs of inter-war personalities, diaries, sermons and lectures, poems, typescript copies of Smith's manuscripts, and press cuttings.
Papers of Rennie Smith
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. Eng. hist. c. 467-9, d. 286-302, e. 230-9, f. 14-20
- Dates of Creation1908-66
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description37 shelfmarks
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Administrative / Biographical History
Rennie Smith (1888-1962) was a lecturer and journalist. He was Labour MP for Penistone 1924-31, secretary of the Friends of Europe organization from 1933, and civilian officer in Germany 1946-9. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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The papers were given ot the Library by Smith's daughter in 1968.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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