Miriam Hodgson Correspondence

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Correspondence between Miriam Hodgson, editor at Methuen Children's Books, and Robert Westall relating to Westall's books 'The Kingdom by the Sea', 'A Walk on the Wild Side', 'Blitzcat', 'If Cats Could Fly', 'The Christmas Cat', 'Gulf', 'The Stones of Muncaster Cathedral' and 'Falling Into Glory'. The correspondence also includes discussion of numerous topics unrelated to Westall's work.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Miriam Hodgson while employed at Methuen Children's Books, which was later bought by Egmont Books.

Conditions Governing Access

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Custodial History

Forwarded by Egmont Books to Lindy McKinnel, who donated the material to Seven Stories in January 2007.