Papers on Allen Lane, compiled by J.E. Morpurgo

Scope and Content

Comprises correspondence between 1971 and 1979 preparatory to the writing of Allen Lane: King Penguin, by J.E. Morpurgo, held in a concertina file, and a handwritten manuscript of many complete chapters of the book held in 3 files, undated.

Administrative / Biographical History

Jack Eric Morpurgo (1918- ) was Professor of American Literature in the University of Leeds between 1969 and 1983.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

The gift of an unknown donor, 24 August, 1983.


In English.

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