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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLIX A (ff. 133). Correspondence of the British Broadcasting Corporation with G. K. Chesterton and Dorothy Collins; 1928-1936. For correspondence regarding the talk on freedom given on 11 June 1935 see Add. 73194. For correspondence with Messrs A. P. Watt and Son regarding broadcasts, see Add. 73207-73211, passim. Part of the letter of 2 Nov. 1932 (f. 19) is published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, p. 541.

Charles Arthur Siepmann, Professor of Education, New York University: Correspondence, as Director of Talks at the B.B.C., with G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins of Charles Arthur Siepmann: 1932-1934: Signed.

British Broadcasting Corporation: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence of the British Broadcasting Corporation with G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins: 1928-1974: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.

includes:

  • ff. 18-93, passim Lionel Fielden, of the British Broadcasting Corporation: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins of Lionel Fielden: 1932-1934: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 45, 61, 71-75v Robert Peter Fleming, writer and traveller: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins of Robert Peter Fleming: 1933-1934: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 56 Eustace Sutherland Campbell Percy, Baron Percy of Newcastle: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Eustace Sutherland Campbell Percy: 1933.
  • ff. 87-99 passim Felix Greene, writer, broadcaster and film-maker: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins of Felix Greene: 1934-1935: Signed.
  • ff. 105-110v, 112 Cecil Madden, of the British Broadcasting Corporation: Letters, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from Cecil Madden: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 126 Moray David Shaw McLaren, author and broadcaster: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Moray David Shaw McLaren: 1936: Signed.

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