Cookson (Catherine) Archive

Scope and Content

This small collection of papers of North East writer Dame Catherine Cookson (1906-1998) includes the manuscripts of two novels, a number of short stories, poetry, her posthumously-published novels, an interview recorded in 1985 and examples of the dictaphone tapes she used to create her books.

Conditions Governing Access

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Acquisition Information

The first portion of this archive was donated to Newcastle University by Dame Catherine Cookson (1906-1998). A second portion, comprising of manuscripts of Cookson's short stories, poetry and posthumously-published novels, was aquired from Hugo Marshall

Archivist's Note

This EAD description created 10/12/2018.

Conditions Governing Use

UK copyright law applies


No further material is expected to be added to the collection