Scope and Content

Vol. ccxc a (ff. 210). 1925-1953.

includes:

  • f. 1 Dame Helen Charlotte Isabella Gwynne-Vaughan, DBE; Professor of Botany, London University: Letter to D. E. Collins from Dame Helen Charlotte Isabella Gwynne-Vaughan: 1925: Signed.
  • f. 3 Charles Leo O'Donnell, President of the University of Notre Dame: Letter to D. E. Collins from Charles Leo O'Donnell: 1931: Signed.
  • ff. 6, 41, 53, 77 J. Hansard S. Watt, literary agent: Letters to D. E. Collins from J. Hansard S. Watt: 1936-1944.
  • f. 8 Richard Ellis Roberts, writer: Letter to D. E. Collins from Richard Ellis Roberts: 1936.
  • f. 9 Margaret Heaton, afterwards Arndt: Letter to D. E. Collins from Margaret Heaton: 1936.
  • ff. 11-12v William Richard Titterton, author and journalist: Letters to D. E. Collins from William Richard Titterton: 1936.
  • f. 13 Martin Cyril D'Arcy, SJ: Letter from D. E. Collins to Martin Cyril D'Arcy: 1936: Typewritten copy, signed.
  • ff. 14-16 Francis Joseph Sheed, of Sheed and Ward, publishers: Sheed and Ward; publishers: Correspondence of D. E. Collins with F. Sheed of Sheed and Ward, publishers: 1935-1960: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 17 Frederick Muller, publisher: Letter to D. E. Collins from Frederick Muller: 1937: Signed.
  • f. 18 C. F. Doncaster, of Macclesfield: Letters to D. E. Collins from C. F. Doncaster: 1938-1958.
  • ff. 19, 33 Hilary Douglas Clerk Pepler, of the 'St. Dominic's Press': Letters to D. E. Collins from Hilary Douglas Clerk Pepler: 1938.
  • f. 20 Ada Elizabeth Chesterton, née Jones; journalist and author, wife of Cecil Chesterton: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Ada Elizabeth Chesterton: [1938?]-1960: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 21-22, 24, 48, 61-65v Eleanor Jebb, daughter of Hilaire Belloc; wife of R Jebb: Letters to D. E. Collins from Eleanor Jebb: [1938]-1970.
  • ff. 23, 141-146v Basil Oldershaw, son of L R F Oldershaw: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Basil Oldershaw: [1938]-1953: Partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 30, 46 Edith M. Hennell, of the Beaconsfield Children's Convalescent Home: Letters to D. E. Collins from Edith M. Hennell: [1938].
  • ff. 31, 58 Judith Lea, companion of D E Collins: Letters to D. E. Collins from Judith Lea: 1938, [1939?].
  • f. 32 Gladys Meates, of the Beaconsfield Children's Convalescent Home: Letter to D. E. Collins from Gladys Meates: 1938.
  • f. 35 Nicolas Clerihew Bentley, artist and author: Letter to D. E. Collins from Nicolas Clerihew Bentley: 1938.
  • f. 37 Harriet Ide Keen Roberts, wife of R E Roberts: Letter to D. E. Collins from Harriet Ide Keen Roberts: 1938.
  • f. 39 Dorothea Steinthal: Letters to D. E. Collins from Dorothea Steinthal: 1938-1962.
  • f. 40 Alexander Strahan Watt, literary agent: Letter to D. E. Collins from Alexander Strahan Watt: 1938.
  • f. 43 Elizabeth Belloc, daughter of Hilaire Belloc: Letter to D. E. Collins from Elizabeth Belloc: 1938.
  • ff. 45, 66 Ethel Blogg, afterwards Oldershaw; sister of Frances Chesterton née Blogg: Letters to D. E. Collins from Ethel Blogg: 1938-1939.
  • f. 49 Count Michael Anthony Maurice De la Bedoyère,; writer and editor: Letter to D. E. Collins from Count Michael Anthony Maurice De la Bedoyère: [1938].
  • f. 50 Annie Firmin, afterwards Kidd: Letter to D. E. Collins from Annie Firmin: [1939].
  • f. 55 Thomas J. Murphy, sculptor: Letter to D. E. Collins from Thomas J. Murphy: 1939.
  • ff. 57, 68 Edith Wynne Kennedy, wife of C R Kennedy: Letters to D. E. Collins from Edith Wynne Kennedy: 1939, 1941.
  • ff. 59-60 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Oliver S. Chesterton, house agent: Correspondence of Oliver S. Chesterton with Dorothy Edith Collins: 1939-1960: Signed.
  • f. 67 Angela Margaret Thirkell, née Mackail; novelist and journalist: Letter to D. E. Collins from Angela Margaret Thirkell: 1940.
  • ff. 69-70 Sir Ambrose Heal, designer and maker of furniture: Letters to D. E. Collins from Sir Ambrose Heal: 1941.
  • f. 70 Penn, Buckinghamshire: Correspondence rel. to the Penn School papers (BL Add. 45723): 1941, 1960.
  • f. 71 Viola Meynell, novelist: Letter to D. E. Collins from Viola Meynell: 1942.
  • ff. 72-75v Margaret Joyce, MD: Letters to D. E. Collins from Margaret Joyce: 1942.
  • ff. 78, 80 J. Baily Gibson, solicitor, of Beaconsfield: Letters to D. E. Collins from J. Baily Gibson: 1944: Signed.
  • ff. 81-85v Reverend Andrew J. Kelly, of Hartford, Conn: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Rev. Andrew J. Kelly: 1944: Partly signed, partly copies.
  • f. 86 Thomas Leo Parker, RC Bishop of Northampton: Letters to D. E. Collins from Thomas Leo Parker: 1944-1954.
  • ff. 89-94 Edward Hesketh Gibbons Pearson, actor and biographer: Letters to D. E. Collins from Edward Hesketh Gibbons Pearson: 1946-1947: Signed.
  • ff. 95-96 Ronald Barton, dramatist: Letters to D. E. Collins from Ronald Barton: 1947.
  • ff. 99-101v Dr E[dward?] Brongersma, Dutch senator: Letters of and rel. to Dr E. Brongersma: 1949.
  • f. 102 Maurice Benington Reckitt, writer and sociologist: Letter to D. E. Collins from Maurice Benington Reckitt: 1950.
  • ff. 110-117v Bookplates and Book-stamps: National Book League: Letters, etc., to D. E. Collins rel. to exhibition of bookplates from National Book League: 1951-1952.
  • f. 113 Bookplates and Book-stamps: Bookplate of G. K. and Frances Chesterton: circa 1900: Printed.
  • f. 119 Michael Henry Asquith: Letter to D. E. Collins from Michael Henry Asquith: 1952.
  • ff. 121, 139 Robert William Speaight, author: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Robert William Speaight: 1952-1963: Partly copies.
  • ff. 124-125, 155, 158-160 Anthony Richards, librarian: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Anthony Richards: 1952-1956: Partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 127-149, passim Aidan Mackey, distributist: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Aidan Mackey: 1952-1988: Partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 138, 150 John Douglas Woodruff, editor, 'The Tablet': Letters to D. E. Collins from John Douglas Woodruff: 1952-1973: Partly signed.
  • ff. 151-152 G. F Sims (Rare Books): Correspondence with D. E. Collins of G. F. Sims: 1953-1955: Partly signed, partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 154 Lancelot de Giberne Sieveking, DSC; of the BBC: Letters to D. E. Collins from Lancelot de Giberne Sieveking: 1953-1964.
  • ff. 166-173 Monica Baldwin, author: Letters to D. E. Collins from Monica Baldwin: 1953.
  • ff. 174-195 Edward T. Moldram, of London: Letters, etc., to D. E. Collins from Edward T. Moldram: 1953: Signed.
  • ff. 175-194 A. F. Sierz, of Wembley: Edward T. Moldram, of London: Letter, etc., to Edward T. Moldram from A. F. Sierz: 1953: Signed.
  • ff. 196-200, 202-207 A. F. Sierz, of Wembley: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of A. F. Sierz: 1953: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 201 Cecilia Nicholl, daughter of W Nicholl: Letter to D. E. Collins from Cecilia Nicholl: 1953: Signed.
  • ff. 208-209 St John Greer Ervine, author: Letters to D. E. Collins from St John Greer Ervine: 1953: Signed.

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