T. H. Lewin research papers

Scope and Content

Research papers of John Whitehead mainly relating to his biography of T. H. Lewin, Thangliena : the life of T.H. Lewin (1992), which was partly based on privately-held family papers. Includes correspondence with and about the Lewin family.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Whitehead was educated at Winchester and served in the Indian army, 1943-1948. He was the author of Thangliena : the life of T.H. Lewin (1992). His other works included several books on W. Somerset Maugham. He also practised as a solicitor for much of his professional life.

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Catalogued online to file level, http://archives.ulrls.lon.ac.uk/dispatcher.aspx?action=search&database=ChoiceArchive&search=priref=110048867

Related Material

Senate House Library also holds the Lewin family papers (MS811) .