G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLVII A (ff. 218). [1899]-1931. Includes a ty ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLVII A (ff. 218). [1899]-1931. Includes a typewritten copy of a poem, 'Song of little things'

(f. 102), rejected by Country Life. Letters from Bruce Ingram asking Chesterton to contribute to The Illustrated London News (ff. 26, 27) and from A. G. Gardiner (ff. 34, 43) published in Barker, op. cit., pp. 160-161, 219.

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 George Herbert Perris, writer and speaker on international affairs: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from George Herbert Perris: [1899].
  • f. 3 K. Reilly, of 'The Speaker': Letter to G. K. Chesterton: 1899.
  • ff. 4v, 8 Sir John Ernest Hodder Williams, publisher: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir John Ernest Hodder Williams: 1894-1900.
  • f. 10v Edward Harold Spender, author and journalist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edward Harold Spender: 1901.
  • f. 11 Henry Stephens Salt, social reformer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Henry Stephens Salt: 1902.
  • f. 11 Humanitarian League: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Humanitarian League: 1902.
  • f. 12 Edward Garnett, publisher's reader; father of David Garnett: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edward Garnett: 1902.
  • f. 13 Laurence Housman, author and art critic: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Laurence Housman: 1903-1922.
  • f. 15 Millicent Sutherland-Leveson-Gower, wife of Cromartie, 4th Duke of Sutherland: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Millicent Sutherland-Leveson-Gower: 1903.
  • f. 17 Margaret Sackville, author; daughter of Reginald, 7th Earl de la Warr: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Margaret Sackville: 1903.
  • f. 18 Robert Barr, Editor, 'The Idler': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Robert Barr: 1904: Signed.
  • f. 21 Sir William Hamilton Fyfe, classicist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir William Hamilton Fyfe: 1905.
  • f. 22v Harold Hodge, Editor of 'The Saturday Review': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Harold Hodge: 1905.
  • f. 24 Hon and Rev. James Granville Adderley, Prebendary of St Paul's: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Hon. and Adderley: [1905].
  • ff. 26-27 Sir Bruce Stirling Ingram, FSA: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Bruce Stirling Ingram: 1905: Signed.
  • f. 28 Robert Peel Glanville Blatchford, socialist and journalist: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Robert Peel Glanville Blatchford: [1903]-1906, n.d.: Partly drafts, partly copies.
  • ff. 29-39, 43, 47 Alfred George Gardiner, editor of the 'Daily News': Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Alfred George Gardiner: 1907-1913: Partly photocopies.
  • f. 40 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Jean Blum, of Nancy: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Jean Blum: 1909: Fr.
  • f. 42 Austin Harrison, journalist and author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Austin Harrison: 1911: Signed.
  • ff. 44-46 Ernest Marshall, American journalist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Ernest Marshall: 1913: Signed.
  • f. 48 Constance L'Estrange, née Collier; actress; wife of J L'Estrange: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Constance L'Estrange: [1914?]: Signed.
  • ff. 49, 55, 57 Jacob Thomas Grein, Director, People's Theatre: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Jacob Thomas Grein: 1921-1924.
  • ff. 50-52, 54 Marie Louise, Princess; daughter of Prince Christian of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Augustenburg; wife of Prince Aribert of Anhalt: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Marie Louise: 1922-1923: Partly signed.
  • f. 53 Josef Charles Holbrooke, afterwards Joseph; composer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Joseph Holbrooke: [1923].
  • ff. 56, 175 Denis Gwynn, son of Sir Stephen Gwynn: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Denis Gwynn: [1924], 1930: Partly signed.
  • f. 59 Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch, author; d.1944: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch: 1907-1932.
  • f. 60 Bernard Falk, editor of the 'Weekly Dispatch': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Bernard Falk: 1925: Signed.
  • f. 61 Lilian Mary Baylis, CH; manager of the Old Vic Theatre: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Lilian Mary Baylis: 1925: Signed.
  • ff. 62-77 Arthur Hammond Marshall, alias 'Archibald Marshall'; author: Letters, etc., to G. K. and Frances Chesterton: 1926-1932: Partly typewritten.
  • ff. 63-73 Fiction: Arthur Hammond Marshall, alias 'Archibald Marshall'; author: 'Stories for children' by Arthur Hammond Marshall: 1926: Typewritten.
  • f. 78 Sir John Randolph Shane Leslie, 3rd Baronet: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir John Randolph Shane Leslie: 1927.
  • f. 80 Algar Thorold, of 'The Dublin Review': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Algar Thorold: [1927].
  • f. 82 Birgir R. Heacktion, of Massachusetts: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Birgir R. Heacktion: 1927: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 83 Sir Henry John Newbolt, poet: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Henry John Newbolt: 1915-1927: Partly signed.
  • f. 84 Richard Herbert Ingpen De La Mare, publisher; son of Walter De La Mare: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Richard Herbert Ingpen De La Mare: 1927: Signed.
  • f. 86 Mildred Temple, editorial representative, International Magazine Co: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Mildred Temple: 1927: Signed.
  • f. 89 John Drinkwater, playwright and theatre manager: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from John Drinkwater: 1927: Signed.
  • ff. 90, 173 Thomas Moult, poet and critic: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Thomas Moult: 1927-1932.
  • f. 92 Edmund Walsh, RC priest, of New York: Telegram to G. K. Chesterton from Edmund Walsh: 1927.
  • ff. 93, 94 George Sampson, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from George Sampson: 1927.
  • ff. 95, 96, 132, 145 Henry Goddard Leach, Editor, 'The Forum': Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Henry Goddard Leach: 1927-1929: Signed.
  • ff. 97, 104, 112 Sir John Collings Squire, Editor, 'London Mercury': Letters, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from Sir John Collings Squire: 1922-1933: Partly signed.
  • ff. 98, 99 Bernard Edward Jones, Editor, 'Wireless Magazine': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Bernard Edward Jones: 1928: Partly signed.
  • f. 100 Frederick William Harvey, solicitor: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Frederick William Harvey: 1928: Signed.
  • f. 105 Sir Isaiah Berlin, OM; philosopher: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Isaiah Berlin: 1928.
  • ff. 110, 149 Admiral Sir Lionel Halsey, KCMG: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Adm. Sir Lionel Halsey: 1928, 1929: Signed.
  • f. 111 Herbert Jonathan Cape, publisher: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Herbert Jonathan Cape: 1928: Signed.
  • ff. 113, 122 Christian Barman, Editor, 'The Architects' Journal': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Christian Barman: 1928: Signed.
  • ff. 117, 124 Robert Wilson Lynd, essayist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Robert Wilson Lynd: 1928: Signed.
  • ff. 118-119, 121, 160 Sir James Marchant, KBE: Letters to G. K. Chesterton with a reply by D. E. Collins: 1928-1929: Partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 123 Walter Copeland Jerrold, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Walter Copeland Jerrold: 1928.
  • f. 125 Piers Gilchrist Thompson, MP: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Piers Gilchrist Thompson: 1928: Signed.
  • ff. 126, 129 Augustus Dudley Peters, literary agent: Letters to D. E. Collins from Augustus Dudley Peters: 1928: Partly signed.
  • ff. 128, 131 Holbrook Jackson, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Holbrook Jackson: 1928-1934: Signed.
  • f. 130 Reginald P. Dingle, of the National Press Agency: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Reginald P. Dingle: 1928: Signed.
  • ff. 133-143 Vasudeo B. Metta: Article 'Eastern reflections on Western civilization' by Vasudeo B. Metta: [1928]: Typewritten copy.
  • ff. 146, 148 Charles Benjamin Purdom, author and editor: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Charles Benjamin Purdom: 1929: Signed.
  • f. 147 George Nauman Shuster, of 'The Commonweal': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from George Nauman Shuster: 1929: Signed.
  • ff. 151-154v, 157 James Humphrey Cotton Minchin, author and publisher: Letters, etc., to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from James Humphrey Cotton Minchin: 1929: Partly signed.
  • ff. 155, 156 William Rowntreee, editor of 'Fellowship': Letters to D. E. Collins from William), editor of 'Fellowship' Rowntreee: 1929: Signed.
  • ff. 158, 159 Donald MacKenzie, editor: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Donald MacKenzie: 1929: Signed.
  • ff. 161-163 Charles Geoffrey Holme, Editor, 'The Studio': Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Charles Geoffrey Holme: 1929-1930: Partly signed.
  • f. 164 F. Lucy Rudston Brown, Secretary, The Royal Society of Literature: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from F. Lucy Rudston Brown: 1930: Typewritten copy.
  • ff. 165, 172 R. Garvyn Lloyd Thomas, of the Commonwealth United Press: Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from R. Garvyn Lloyd Thomas: 1930: Signed.
  • f. 168, 171 Richard Ellis Roberts, writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Richard Ellis Roberts: 1923-1935: Partly signed.
  • f. 169 Caradoc Evans, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Caradoc Evans: 1930: Signed.
  • f. 170 Herbert, Father, OSFC: Postcard to G. K. Chesterton from Herbert: 1930.
  • f. 174 Michael Williams, Editor, 'The Commonweal': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Michael Williams: 1930-1932: Signed.
  • f. 177 William Richard Titterton, author and journalist: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton: 1919-1930: Partly typewritten copies, partly signed.
  • f. 178 Barbara Barclay Carter, representative of 'Illustrazione Vaticana': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Barbara Barclay Carter: [1930?]: Signed.
  • f. 180 Sidney Dark, singer, writer and journalist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sidney Dark: 1928-1930: Signed.
  • ff. 183, 186 Lee Keedick, literary agent: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Lee Keedick: 1930, 1931: Partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 184 Edmund Charles Blunden, poet and critic: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edmund Charles Blunden: [1930].
  • f. 185 Daniel C. O'Grady, cosmologist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Daniel C. O'Grady: 1931: Signed.
  • f. 187 Conrad le Despenser Roden Noel, Vicar of Thaxted; writer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Conrad le Despenser Roden Noel: 1931.
  • ff. 188, 191, 194 Arthur Alexander Thomson, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Arthur Alexander Thomson: 1931.
  • f. 189 Oliver Stillingfleet Locker-Lampson, MP: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Oliver Stillingfleet Locker-Lampson: 1931: Signed.
  • f. 190 Marie Mattingly Meloney, of the 'New York Herald Tribune': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Marie Mattingly Meloney: 1931: Signed.
  • ff. 192, 209-211 John Rowland Fothergill, innkeeper and author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from John Rowland Fothergill: 1931: Partly signed.
  • f. 195 Milward Rodon Kennedy Burge, alias 'Milward Kennedy'; of the International Labour Office: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Milward Rodon Kennedy Burge: 1931.
  • ff. 196, 199, 204 Lascelles Abercrombie, writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Lascelles Abercrombie: 1931: Partly signed.
  • f. 197 Edmund George Valpy Knox, Editor of 'Punch': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edmund George Valpy Knox: 1931.
  • ff. 200-202 Harold Vincent Marrot, of Elkin Mathews and Marrot: Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from or on behalf of H. V. Marrot: 1931: Partly signed.
  • ff. 203, 205 John Gibbons, of Hornsey: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from John Gibbons: 1931: Signed.
  • ff. 206, 208 Anthony A. J. F. Squire, son of Sir J C Squire: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Anthony A. J. F. Squire: 1931.
  • f. 207 Bryan Keating, of the South of England Catholic Land Association: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Bryan Keating: 1931-[1932].
  • f. 212 George Macy, Director of the Limited Editions Club: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from George Macy: 1931-1934: Signed.
  • ff. 213-215 Hugh Hessell Tiltman, Editor, 'Answers': Letters to G. K. Chesterton from and on behalf of Hugh Hessell Tiltman: 1931: Signed.
  • f. 216 Cyril Coniston Clemens, President, International Mark Twain Society: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Cyril Coniston Clemens: 1931.
  • f. 217 Josh Billings, American humourist: Card with aphorism by Josh Billings: n.d.: Printed, signed.
  • f. 218 Gregory Macdonald, distributist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Gregory Macdonald: 1931.

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