The Hardman Collection of Press Cuttings

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Files of book reviews and journal articles on a wide range of 19th and 20th- century literary subjects, alphabetically arranged by author and theme.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Rennie Hardman (1901-1989) was President of the Cambridge Union Society in 1925, a Cambridge Borough and Cambridgeshire County councillor in 1937-46, Labour MP for Darlington and Parliamentary Secretary, Ministry of Education, in 1945-51, and for nearly 50 years, 1935-84, Secretary of the Sir Ernest Cassel Educational Trust. (See Who was who, 1981-1990.) He lived in Sussex in later life. As a leisure pursuit, he formed this collection of book reviews and journal articles on a wide range of 19th and 20th- century literary subjects.

Conditions Governing Access

Items in the collection may be consulted for the purpose of private study and personal research, within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Special Collections Reading Rooms.

Acquisition Information

Presented by D. R. Hardman in 1981.

Note

Prepared by John Farrant, September 2002.

Other Finding Aids

A handlist is in the first box.

Conditions Governing Use

COPIES FOR PRIVATE STUDY: Subject to copyright, conditions imposed by owners and protecting the documents, the Library can supply, at a charge, photocopies, photographs or digital copies.

PUBLICATION: A reader wishing to publish material in the collection should contact the Head of Special Collections, in writing. The reader is responsible for obtaining permission to publish from the copyright owner.