G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LI (ff. 182). Correspondence with:

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LI (ff. 182). Correspondence with:

1. ff. 1-1v. Richard Clarke Cabot; 1922.

2. ff. 2-4. Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine; 1915-1923, n.d. Partly signed.

3. ff. 5-5v. Dion Clayton Calthrop; 1933.

4. ff. 6-7v. Marie Cammaerts; 1913. French.

5. ff. 8-13. Karel Matej Čapek, partly on behalf of Klub P.E.N. v Praze; 1924-1927. Partly signed.

6. f. 14. Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter; 1918.

7. ff. 15-15v. Ivy Cavendish-Bentinck, Marchioness of Titchfield; 1935.

8. ff. 16-19v. Lady Violet Georgina Cecil; 1913.

9. ff. 20-30v. Wilfred Hugh Chesson; 1897-1899. The letter of 2 Dec. 1897 includes an enclosure from Digby E. Jowers, to which Chesterton responded (Add. 73238, f. 29). The letter of 5 Oct. 1898 is a critique of the poems in Add. 73344 C which formed the basis of The Wild Knight.

10. ff. 31-36. Letter to Doris Child; circa 1901. Typewritten copy. With covering letters of 1938 from Doris Child, who had been her bridesmaid, to Frances Chesterton. The second letter had as enclosure Doris Child's autograph album which contained 'Ballade of an old man' (see Add. 73305 A, f. 36).

11. ff. 37-38v. Joseph Hodges Choate; 1905.

12. ff. 39-39v. Mary Cholmondeley; 1925.

13. f. 40. Robert Francis Cholmeley; 1899.

14. ff. 41-42. Paul Claudel; 1934. French.

15. ff. 43-46. Philip Thomas Byard Clayton; 1932-1934. Partly signed.

16. ff. 47v-48v. Edward Clodd; 1920.

17. ff. 49-50v. Arthur Clutton-Brock; 1900.

18. ff. 51-51v. George Douglas Howard Cole; 1929.

19. ff. 52-64v. Sir Sidney Colvin and Frances Colvin; 1901-1921. Partly signed. With a typewritten copy of letter to Sidney Colvin, published in D. B. Wyndham Lewis (ed.), G. K. Chesterton: an Anthology (1957), pp. 5-6.

20. ff. 65-83. Correspondence with the Comitato fra gli Enti di Alta Cultura of the City of Florence, concerning participation in a conference, with a printed brochure of the conference; 1934-1935. Signed, with typewritten copies of the replies by Dorothy Collins.

21. ff. 84-85v. Jessie Conrad; 1933.

22. ff. 86-86v. J. J. Harold Consterdine, Secretary of the South of England Catholic Land Association; 1935.

23. f. 87. William Martin Conway, Baron Conway of Allington; 1932.

24. f. 88. C. E. Cooper; 1929.

25. ff. 89-101. F. J. Corder; 1936. Signed. With draft itinerary for a visit to Australia by Chesterton, typewritten copy of a letter from Dorothy Collins regretting that Chesterton could not undertake the visit, and printed newspaper cuttings relating to Chesterton sent by Corder.

26. f. 102. William Thomas Cosgrave; 1933.

27. f. 103. Howard Coster; 1928.

28. ff. 104-105. William Crooks; 1909.

29. ff. 106-107. Catherine Crowther; 1905.

30. ff. 108-109v. Fr. Cuthbert, O.S.F.C. (Lawrence Anthony Hess); [1903].

31. f. 110. W. J. Dampier, of Charmouth, subject of the poem 'The good grocer'; 1935. Signed.

32. ff. 111-114v. Martin Cyril D'Arcy; 1932-1936.

33. f. 115. Sidney Dark; 1928. Signed.

34. ff. 116-117v. Sir Francis Darwin; 1904.

35. ff. 118-121v. John Davidson; 1904-1905.

36. ff. 122-122v. Sir Henry Walford Davies; 1934.

37. f. 123. William Henry Davies; 1913.

38. ff. 124-140v. Waldo d'Avigdor; 1894-1895, n.d. With a postcard from Chesterton.

39. ff. 141-141v. Althea Davis; 1929.

40. ff. 142-142v. Christopher Henry Dawson; 1932.

41. ff. 143-147. Herbert Samuel Dean; 1936. Signed. With a typewritten copy of a letter from Dorothy Collins concerning the proposal for Chesterton to visit Australia.

42. ff. 148-148v. Geoffrey Dearmer; 1922.

43. ff. 149-150. Mabel Dearmer; [1903].

44. ff. 151-152v. Percy Dearmer; 1900.

45. ff. 153-154. Letter to Joseph Peter de Fonseka; 1928. Typewritten copy. Attachment to letter from de Fonseka to Maisie Ward of 1938.

46. ff. 155-156v. Sir Francis Wilfred de Guingand; 1906.

47. ff. 157-160. Beryl Blanche Delaforce afterw. Scollick; circa 1900. Two letters in a child's hand, signed Beryl, probably relating to the illustrated story 'The disadvantage of having two heads', printed in facsimile in The Coloured Lands.

48. ff. 161-162v. Albert Venn Dicey; 1907.

49. ff. 163-168. Ernest Dimnet; 1918-1930. Partly imperfect.

50. ff. 169-173v. Sir Arthur Conan Doyle; 1927, n.d. Partly signed, partly typewritten copy.

51. f. 174. John Drinkwater; 1930. Signed.

52. ff. 175-176. Franklyn Dyall; 1928.

53. ff. 177-178v. Roman Dybosky; 1927.

54. ff. 179-182v. William Dyson; [1915], n.d.

includes:

  • f. 1 Richard Clarke Cabot, of Boston, Mass: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Richard Clarke Cabot: 1922.
  • f. 2 Mrs Maddock Jones, secretary to G K Chesterton: Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine, KBE; novelist: Letter to Mrs. Maddock Jones from Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine: 1915: Signed.
  • ff. 3-4 Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine, KBE; novelist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Thomas Henry Hall Caine: 1923, n.d.
  • f. 5 Dion Clayton Calthrop, writer and artist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Dion Clayton Calthrop: 1933.
  • ff. 6-7v Marie Cammaerts: Poem addressed to G. K. and Frances Chesterton by Marie Cammaerts: 1913: Fr: Autogr.
  • ff. 8-13 Karel Càpek, Czech dramatist: Letters, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from Karel Càpek: 1924-1927: Partly signed.
  • f. 14 Vice-Admiral Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter, VC: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Vice-Adm. Alfred Francis Blakeney Carpenter: 1918.
  • f. 15 Ivy Cavendish-Bentinck, wife of W A H Cavendish-Bentinck, 7th Duke of Portland: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Ivy Cavendish-Bentinck: 1935.
  • f. 16 Lady Violet Georgina Cecil: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Lady Violet Georgina Cecil: 1913.
  • ff. 20-30v Wilfred Hugh Chesson, author; son of F W Chesson: Letters, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from Wilfred Hugh Chesson: 1897-1899.
  • f. 22 Wilfred Hugh Chesson, author; son of F W Chesson: Digby E. Jowers: Letter to Wilfred Hugh Chesson from Digby E. Jowers: 1897.
  • f. 31 Doris Child, friend of Frances Chesterton: Letter, etc., from G. K. Chesterton to Doris Child: circa 1901: Typewritten copy.
  • ff. 33-36 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Doris Child, friend of Frances Chesterton: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Doris Child: 1936-1938.
  • f. 37 Joseph Hodges Choate, USA Ambassador in London: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Joseph Hodges Choate: 1905.
  • f. 39 Mary Cholmondeley, novelist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Mary Cholmondeley: 1905.
  • f. 39 Robert Francis Cholmeley, headmaster, Owen's School: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Robert Francis Cholmeley: 1899.
  • f. 41 Paul Louis Charles Marie Claudel, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Paul Louis Charles Marie Claudel: 1934: Fr.
  • ff. 43-46 Philip Thomas Byard Clayton, Vicar of Barking; Founder, Toc H Movement: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Philip Thomas Byard Clayton: 1932-1934: Partly signed.
  • f. 47 Edward Clodd, banker and author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edward Clodd: 1920.
  • f. 49 Arthur Clutton-Brock, d 1924 author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Arthur Clutton-Brock: 1900.
  • f. 51 George Douglas Howard Cole, Professor of Social and Political Theory, Oxford University: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from George Douglas Howard Cole: 1929.
  • ff. 52-59, 62-64v Sir Sidney Colvin, 1845-1927; art critic: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Sir Sidney Colvin: 1901-1921: Partly signed, partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 60 Frances Colvin, wife of Sir Sidney Colvin: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Frances Colvin: circa 1903.
  • ff. 65-83 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Florence; Comitato fra gli Enti di Alta Cultura: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and Dorothy Collins of the Comitato fra gli Enti di Alta Cultura: 1934-1935: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies, partly printed.
  • f. 84 Jessie Conrad, wife of Joseph Conrad: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Jessie Conrad: 1933.
  • f. 86 J. J. Harold Consterdine, secretary, South of England Catholic Land Association: South of England Catholic Land Association: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from J. J. Harold Consterdine: 1935.
  • f. 87 William Martin Conway, Baron Conway of Allington: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from William Martin Conway: 1932.
  • f. 88 C. E. Cooper, of Acton: Postcard to G. K. Chesterton from C. E. Cooper: 1929.
  • ff. 89-101 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: F. J. Corder, solicitor, of Melbourne, Australia: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins of F. J. Corder: 1936: Signed. Partly printed. Partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 102 William Thomas Cosgrave, President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from William Thomas Cosgrave: 1933.
  • f. 103 Howard Coster, photographer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Howard Coster: 1928.
  • f. 104 William Crooks, MP: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from William Crooks: 1909.
  • f. 106 Catherine Crowther, nurse: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Catherine Crowther: 1905.
  • f. 108 Lawrence Anthony Hess, in religion Father Cuthbert, OSFC: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Lawrence Anthony Hess: [1903].
  • f. 110 W. J. Dampier, grocer, of Charmouth: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from W. J. Dampier: 1935: Signed.
  • ff. 111-114v Martin Cyril D'Arcy, SJ: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Martin Cyril D'Arcy: 1932-1936.
  • f. 115 Sidney Dark, singer, writer and journalist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sidney Dark: 1928-1930: Signed.
  • f. 116 Sir Francis Darwin, botanist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Francis Darwin: 1904.
  • ff. 118-121v John Davidson, poet: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from John Davidson: 1904-1905.
  • f. 122 Sir Henry Walford Davies, Master of the King's Music: Postcard to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Henry Walford Davies: 1934.
  • f. 123 William Henry Davies, poet: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from William Henry Davies: 1913.
  • ff. 124-140v Waldo D'Avigdor, schoolfriend of G K Chesterton at St Paul's: Correspondence of G. K. Chesterton with Waldo D'Avigdor: 1894-1895, n.d.
  • f. 141 Althea Davis: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Althea Davis: 1929.
  • f. 142 Christopher Henry Dawson, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Christopher Henry Dawson: 1932.
  • ff. 143-147 Herbert Samuel Dean, editor, 'The Universe': Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and Dorothy Collins of Herbert Samuel Dean: 1936: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 148 Geoffrey Dearmer, Examiner of Plays: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Geoffrey Dearmer: 1922.
  • f. 149 Jessie Mabel Dearmer, author; wife of Canon Percy Dearmer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Jessie Mabel Dearmer: [1903].
  • f. 151 Canon Percy Dearmer, author and art historian: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Canon Percy Dearmer: 1900.
  • f. 153 Joseph Peter De Fonseka, of Ceylon: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to J. P. de Fonseka: 1928: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 154 Maisie Ward, afterwards Sheed; author and publisher: Joseph Peter De Fonseka, of Ceylon: Letter to Maisie Ward from Joseph Peter De Fonseka: 1938.
  • f. 155 Sir Francis Wilfred De Guingand, KBE: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Francis Wilfred De Guingand: 1906.
  • ff. 157-160 Beryl Blanche Delaforce, afterwards Scollick: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Beryl Blanche Delaforce: circa 1900.
  • f. 161 Albert Venn Dicey, Professor of English Law at Oxford University: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Albert Venn Dicey: 1907.
  • ff. 163-168 Abbé Ernest Dimnet, writer and lecturer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Abbé Ernest Dimnet: 1918-[1930].
  • ff. 169-173v Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle: 1927, n.d.: Partly signed, partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 174 John Drinkwater, playwright and theatre manager: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from John Drinkwater: 1930: Signed.
  • ff. 175-176 Franklin Dyall, actor and producer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Franklin Dyall: 1918-1928.
  • f. 177 Roman Dyboski, alias Dybosky; Professor of English, University of Cracow: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Roman Dyboski: 1927.
  • ff. 179-182v William Henry Dyson, cartoonist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from William Henry Dyson: [1915], n.d.

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