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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLVII B (ff. 212). 1932-[1981].

Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence with publishers and others concerning proposed and reprinted articles by G. K. Chesterton: 1927-1981: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.

includes:

  • f. 1 Michael Williams, Editor, 'The Commonweal': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Michael Williams: 1930-1932: Signed.
  • f. 2 Cyril Coniston Clemens, President, International Mark Twain Society: Letter from D. E. Collins to Cyril Coniston Clemens: 1932: Annotated and returned by the recipient.
  • ff. 3-7 Douglas Francis Jerrold, author and publisher: Letters, etc., to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins: 1932: Signed.
  • ff. 8-11, 18, 70, 79 Richard Ellis Roberts, writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Richard Ellis Roberts: 1923-1935: Partly signed.
  • ff. 12-13 Arthur Hammond Marshall, alias 'Archibald Marshall'; author: Letters, etc., to G. K. and Frances Chesterton: 1926-1932: Partly typewritten.
  • ff. 14-15 G. Langley Taylor, Secretary, Council for the Preservation of Rural England, 'Penn Country' Branch: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of G. Langley Taylor: 1931-1932: Partly signed, partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 16 Jaime Ruiz Manent, of 'El Mati': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Jaime Ruiz Manent: 1932.
  • f. 17 Evelyn Stuart Moore, née Underhill; religious writer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Evelyn Stuart Moore: [1932].
  • f. 19 Mary Aloysi, Sister, SND: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Mary Aloysi: 1932: Signed.
  • f. 21 Alfred Richard Orage, editor, 'The New Age': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Alfred Richard Orage: [1932]: Signed.
  • ff. 23-24, 54 Ernest Edwin Williams, of 'The True Temperance Quarterly': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Ernest Edwin Williams: 1933: Signed.
  • ff. 25-27, 73 John Reginald Homer Weaver, President of Trinity College, Oxford: Letters, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from John Reginald Homer Weaver: 1933-1934: Signed. Partly printed.
  • ff. 28, 36, 37, 41, 69, 95, 129-131 [Lewis?] Shaw, of 'The Strand Magazine': Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from [Lewis?] Shaw: 1933-1936: Signed.
  • ff. 29-30, 38 Gerald William Bullett, writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Gerald William Bullett: 1933: Signed.
  • ff. 31, 43 Richard Mealand, of 'Nash's-Pall Mall Magazine': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Richard Mealand: 1933: Signed.
  • ff. 32, 34 Robert William Chapman, scholar and university publisher: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Robert William Chapman: 1933: Signed.
  • ff. 33, 40 M. J. Murray, Editor, 'The Catholic Fireside': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from M. J. Murray: 1933: Signed.
  • f. 35 Ernest Percival Rhys, author and editor: Letter to D. E. Collins from Ernest Percival Rhys: 1933: Signed.
  • f. 39 Guy Boas, Headmaster of Sloane School, Chelsea: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Guy Boas: 1933.
  • ff. 42, 45, 59 Francis Yeats-Brown, editor of 'The Spectator': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Francis Yeats-Brown: 1933-1934: Partly signed.
  • f. 44 Francis Yeats-Brown, editor of 'The Spectator': Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Letter to Dorothy Edith Collins from Francis Yeats-Brown: [1933]: Signed.
  • f. 47 Wilfred Rowland Mary Childe, of the University of Leeds: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Wilfred Rowland Mary Childe: 1933.
  • ff. 49, 89 Herbert Samuel Dean, editor, 'The Universe': Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Letters to Dorothy Edith Collins from Herbert Samuel Dean: 1933-1935: Signed.
  • f. 51 Macmillan and Co; publishers: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Macmillan and Co. (publishers): 1933: Signed.
  • f. 52 Leokadja Malunowiczowna, Editor, 'Pax': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Leokadja Malunowiczowna: 1933: Signed.
  • ff. 55, 58 George Macy, Director of the Limited Editions Club: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from George Macy: 1931-1934: Signed.
  • ff. 56, 61, 63 Herbert Warner Allen, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from and on behalf of Herbert Warner Allen: 1934: Signed.
  • f. 60 Hugh Richard Lawrie Sheppard, Canon of St Paul's (1934): Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Hugh Richard Lawrie Sheppard: 1934: Signed.
  • f. 62 Sir Henry Walford Davies, Master of the King's Music: Letter to D. E. Collins from Sir Henry Walford Davies: 1934: Signed.
  • f. 64 Charles W. Miles, journalist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Charles W. Miles: 1912-1934: Partly signed.
  • f. 65 Rolfe Arnold Scott-James, Editor, 'The London Mercury': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Rolfe Arnold Scott-James: 1934: Signed.
  • f. 66 Paul Dent, SJ; assistant editor of 'The New Review': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Paul Dent: 1934: Signed.
  • f. 67 Edmond Segrave, Editor, 'The Bookseller': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edmond Segrave: 1934.
  • f. 71 Marie Mattingly Meloney, of the 'New York Herald Tribune': Letter to D. E. Collins from Marie Mattingly Meloney: 1934: Signed.
  • ff. 74, 112 Harold Callender, of 'The New York Times': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Harold Callender: 1934, 1935: Signed.
  • f. 75 Philip Mairet, editor, 'New English Weekly': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Philip Mairet: 1934.
  • ff. 76, 103 E. Bennion Blundell, of the South London Hospital for Women: Letter to G. K. Chesterton, with reply by D. E. Collins: 1934-1935: Signed.
  • f. 77 Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis, alias 'Timothy Shy': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis: 1934: Signed.
  • ff. 78, 81-82 Raymond O'Shea, editor of 'The London Critic': Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Raymond O'Shea: 1934: Signed.
  • ff. 80, 87, 97 Bernard Winkley, of St. Mary's College, Strawberry Hill: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Bernard Winkley: 1934-1935.
  • f. 83 Geoffrey Dowsett, of St. Patrick's College, Ottawa: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Geoffrey Dowsett: 1934.
  • ff. 85, 98 Michel Ledrus, SJ; editor of 'The New Review': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Michel Ledrus: 1934-1935: Signed.
  • f. 86 Sergei Dimanov, Editor-in-chief, 'International Literature': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sergei Dimanov: 1935: Signed.
  • ff. 90, 108, 110 Bernard Grimley, Editor, 'Catholic Times': Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Bernard Grimley: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 92 Edward Wilfrid Fordham, lawyer: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Edward Wilfrid Fordham: [1912]-1935: Partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 93 E[dwin] H[opkins] Allen, Editor, 'The Teachers World': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from E[dwin] H[opkins] Allen: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 94 Arthur C. Findon, editor of 'The Leader': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Arthur C. Findon: 1935: Signed.
  • ff. 100, 101 Harold Benjamin Soref, MP: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Harold Benjamin Soref: 1935: Signed.
  • ff. 102-103, 106 H. Thayer Hodkinson, of the Coventry and Warwickshire Hospital: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from H. Thayer Hodkinson: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 104 Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith, née Charteris; writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Lady Cynthia Mary Evelyn Asquith: 1927-1935.
  • ff. 105, 111 James Inglis Ker, editor: Letters to D. E. Collins from James Inglis Ker: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 107 Brocard Sewell, OCarm: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Michael G. Seymour Sewell: 1932-1976: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 109, 124 Brendan Bernard Williams: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Brendan Bernard Williams: 1935-1936: Signed.
  • f. 113 Nancy Price, CBE, actress; Hon. Director, People's National Theatre: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Nancy Price: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 115 William Butler Yeats, poet: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from William Butler Yeats: [1903]-1935, n.d.: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 116 Frank Rodgers, of the British Non-Sectarian Anti-Nazi Council: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Frank Rodgers: 1936: Signed.
  • ff. 117-119 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Harold Callender, of 'The New York Times': Letters to Dorothy Edith Collins from Harold Callender: 1936: Signed.
  • ff. 121, 126 John J. Donovan, of St. Joseph's Seminary, Yonkers, NY: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from John J. Donovan: 1936: Signed.
  • ff. 122, 125, 139 Sir William John Haley, editor of 'The Times': Letters as editor of 'The Manchester Evening News' to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Sir William John Haley: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 127 Cardinal Patrick Hayes, RC Archbishop of New York: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Cardinal Patrick Hayes: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 128 Angelo, Father, OFM; editor of 'The Franciscan Magazine': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Angelo: 1936.
  • f. 132 Count Michael Anthony Maurice De la Bedoyère,; writer and editor: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Count Michael Anthony Maurice De la Bedoyère: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 133 Kees van Hoek, Editor, 'The European Herald': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Kees van Hoek: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 135 William Robin Thompson, FRS: Letter to D. E. Collins from William Robin Thompson: 1936: Signed.
  • ff. 141-142 Roy Hopkins, of 'Empire Service': Letter, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from Roy Hopkins: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 144 Edward Richard Buxton Shanks, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edward Richard Buxton Shanks: 1936.
  • f. 145 James Humphrey Cotton Minchin, author and publisher: Letter from D. E. Collins to James Humphrey Cotton Minchin: 1936: Draft, signed.
  • f. 146 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Josiah Clement Wedgwood, 1st Baron Wedgwood: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Josiah Clement Wedgwood: 1936.
  • f. 148 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Reverend Sir John Robert O'Connell, solicitor afterwards priest: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Rev. Sir John Robert O'Connell: 1936.
  • f. 149 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Clement Tigar, SJ; Editor, 'Stella Maris': Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Clement Tigar: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 150 Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis, alias 'Timothy Shy': Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Dominic Bevan Wyndham Lewis: 1942-1956: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 151 Clifford W. Howell, SJ: Letter to D. E. Collins from Clifford W. Howell: 1947: Signed.
  • f. 152 David Hennessy, distributist: Letter to D. E. Collins from David Hennessy: 1948.
  • f. 154 Geoffrey Lewis Edwards, Vicar of Mill End: Letter to D. E. Collins from Geoffrey Lewis Edwards: 1953.
  • ff. 156-158v Neville Patrick Bellairs Braybrooke, writer: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Neville Patrick Bellairs Braybrooke: 1959: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 159-161v 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. 162-163, 169-170 Sir Rupert Charles Hart-Davis, author and publisher: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Sir Rupert Charles Hart-Davis: 1960-1964: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 164-166 Lancelot de Giberne Sieveking, DSC; of the BBC: Letters to D. E. Collins from Lancelot de Giberne Sieveking: 1953-1964.
  • ff. 167, 168 Laurence Walter Meynell, author: Letters to D. E. Collins from Laurence Walter Meynell: [1963].
  • ff. 171, 198 Robert William Speaight, author: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Robert William Speaight: 1952-1963: Partly copies.
  • ff. 172-173 Ifan Kyrle Fletcher, bookseller: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Ifan Kyrle Fletcher: 1964: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 174-176 Barry Shaw, Editor, 'The White Rose': Letters, etc., to D. E. Collins from Barry Shaw: 1964-1965: Signed.
  • f. 177 Geoffrey Dearmer, Examiner of Plays: Letters to D. E. Collins from Geoffrey Dearmer: 1962-1965.
  • ff. 178-181v Geoffrey Dearmer, Examiner of Plays: Programme of pageant 'Tides of invasion' by Geoffrey Dearmer: 1965: Printed.
  • f. 182 Wallace Martin: Letter to D. E. Collins from Wallace Martin: 1966: Signed.
  • ff. 186-191 Sandra Kempster, of the firm Historical Reprints: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Sandra Kempster: 1970-1971: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 192-193 Lena Wickham, publishers' representative: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Lena Wickham: 1971: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 194 Patrick P. Kelly, of South Australia: Correspondence with D. E. Collins of Patrick P. Kelly: 1971-1973: Signed.
  • f. 196 E. La Femina, of Harrow: Letter to D. E. Collins from E. La Femina: 1973.
  • ff. 199, 201 Royal Literary Fund: Victor Bonham-Carter, Secretary, the Royal Literary Fund: Letters, etc., to D. E. Collins from Victor Bonham-Carter for Royal Literary Fund: 1973-19764: Signed.
  • ff. 202-211v Royal Literary Fund: Annual report for 1973-1974: 1974: Printed.
  • f. 212 Anthony Fleming, editor: Letter to D. E. Collins from Anthony Fleming: [1981]: Typewritten copy.

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