G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LIII (ff. 207). Correspondence with:

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      1893-1936
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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LIII (ff. 207). Correspondence with:

1. f. 1. Holbrook Jackson; 1934. Signed.

2. ff. 2-5v. Jolan Jacobi, General Secretary of the Kulturbund, Vienna; 1934-1935. Signed. With a visiting card and an introductory letter from the Austrian Legation in London.

3. ff. 6-6v. Henry James; n.d.

4. ff. 7-8. William James; 1906. One letter published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, p. 323.

5. ff. 9-9v. Wanda Januszkiewiczówńa, afterw. Grabińska; 1927.

6. ff. 10-16v. Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad; 1930. Signed. With a typewritten copy of a letter from Chesterton. Published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, pp. 510-511.

7. ff. 17-18v. F. Johnson; n.d.

8. ff. 19-20. Reginald Brimley Johnson; [1899], 1928.

9. ff. 21-22v. William Ernest Johnson; 1906.

10. f. 23. Thomas S. Johnston; 1935.

11. ff. 24-24v. J. Edmond Joly; n.d. French.

12. ff. 25-28. Johannes Jörgensen; 1924, 1930.

13. ff. 29-31. Letter to Digby E. Jowers; [1897]. In response to a letter sent by Jowers to W. H. Chesson (Add. 73236, ff. 20-30v). With a note to Miss English from Chesterton noting that Jowers had apologised.

14. f. 32. Bryan Keating, Warden of the South of England Catholic Land Association; [1932].

15. ff. 33-33v. Howard Angus Kennedy, Secretary of the Canadian Authors' Association; 1932.

16. ff. 34-35. Charles Rann Kennedy; 1908. Signed.

17. ff. 36-38. Letter from Chesterton to Thomas Michael Kettle; [1915]. Signed.

18. ff. 39-39v. Benjamin Kidd; 1905.

19. ff. 40-41v. Hugh Kingsmill; 1930.

20. ff. 42-44. Gertrude Kingston; [1905]-1928.

21. ff. 45-45v. Stanisław Kozicki; 1925. Signed.

22. ff. 46-47v. Frank J. Kysela; 1929.

23. ff. 48-49v. Anna Eichberg King Lane; 1902.

24. ff. 50-51. Andrew Lang; n.d.

25. ff. 52-53v. George Lansbury; 1913.

26. f. 54. Sir John Lavery; 1935.

27. ff. 55-56v. Hugh Alexander Law; 1920.

28. ff. 57-57v. Stephen Butler Leacock; 1921.

29. ff. 58-59v. Sir Sidney Lee; 1906.

30. ff. 60-61v. Richard Le Gallienne; 1913.

31. ff. 62-63v. Rudolph Chambers Lehmann; 1915.

32. ff. 64-67v. Harry Lawson Webster Levy-Lawson, 1st Viscount Burnham; 1926-1931, n.d.

33. f. 68. Percy Wyndham Lewis; 1932. Signed.

34. f. 69. Philip Lindsay; n.d.

35. ff. 70-72. Vachel Lindsay; 1931.

36. ff. 73-76. Oliver Stillingfleet Locker-Lampson; 1933-1935. Signed.

37. ff. 77-80. Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge; 1904-1905. Offering Chesterton the Chair of English Literature at the University of Birmingham.

38. ff. 81-82. Katherine Loveridge; 1936.

39. f. 83. Sir Henry William Lucy; 1906. Signed.

40. ff. 84-84v. Sir Harry Luke; 1934.

41. ff. 85-90. Sir Henry Arnold Moore Lunn; 1932-1934, n.d. Signed.

42. ff. 91-92v. Henry Lygon; 1917-1918.

43. ff. 93-99. Sir Charles Otto Desmond MacCarthy; 1924-1933. Partly signed.

44. f. 100. Justin Huntly McCarthy; 1902. Signed.

45. ff. 101-103. Lillah McCarthy; 1932. Partly printed. Partly signed.

46. f. 104. Dugald Sutherland MacColl; 1935.

47. ff. 105-106v. Norman Macdermott; 1929.

48. f. 107. Charles Macdona; 1931. Signed.

49. ff. 108-109v. Letter from Chesterton to Gregory Macdonald; circa 1928.

50. ff. 110-116. Greville MacDonald; 1907-1933. Partly signed.

51. ff. 117-121v. Frances Elizabeth MacFall, al. 'Sarah Grand'; 1924, 1930.

52. f. 122. John William W. Mackail; 1915.

53. ff. 123-128. Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie; 1925-1928, n.d. Partly signed. With a photocopy of typewritten copy of letter from Chesterton.

54. ff. 129-129v. Sir Frank Douglas MacKinnon; 1922.

55. ff. 130-136v. Josephine McNeill; 1930-1933.

56. ff. 137-140v. Katie, Lady Magnus; 1895.

57. ff. 141-147v. Leonard Arthur Magnus; 1893-1895, n.d. Partly imperfect.

58. ff. 148-154v. Stuart Petrie Brodie Mais; 1927-1932. Partly printed.

59. f. 155. Yoi Maraini; 1931.

60. f. 156. Arthur Hammond Marshall, al. 'Archibald Marshall'; 1928.

61. ff. 157-163. Cyril Charlie Martindale; 1925-1935, n.d. Partly signed. Letters to G. K. and Frances Chesterton published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, p. 461-462.

62. f. 164. Sister Mary Austin; 1935.

63. ff. 165-171. John Edward Masefield; 1905-1911, n.d. One letter published in D. Barker, op. cit., p. 131.

64. f. 172. Harold John Massingham; 1933.

65. ff. 173-178. Charles Frederick Gurney Masterman; 1914-1917. Partly signed.

66. f. 179. Walter S. Masterman; 1928.

67. f. 180. R. A. J. Mawby, of the Distributist League; 1935. Signed.

68. ff. 181-183. Theodore Maynard; 1930-1933. Partly signed.

69. ff. 184-185v. George Meredith; 1905.

70. ff. 186-187v. Leonard Merrick; 1918.

71. ff. 188-189. Marques Alfonso de Merry de Val y Zulueta; 1925. Signed.

72. ff. 189*-189*v. Alice Meynell; [1922].

73. ff. 190-202v. Wilfrid Meynell; 1902-1934. Partly printed.

74. ff. 203-204. Charles W. Miles; 1912. Signed.

75. ff. 205-207v. Alan Alexander Milne; circa 1910-[1914]. Part of one letter published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, p. 324 and in D. Barker, op. cit., p. 224.

includes:

  • f. 1 Holbrook Jackson, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Holbrook Jackson: 1928-1934: Signed.
  • ff. 2, 4-5v Jolan Jacobi, Secretary of the Kulturbund of Vienna: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Jolan Jacobi: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 3 Austria; Legation in London: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Legation in London: 1934.
  • f. 6 Henry James, novelist: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Postcard to Frances Alice Chesterton from Henry James: n.d.
  • ff. 7-8 Professor William James, of Harvard University; philosopher: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Prof. William James: 1906.
  • f. 9 Wanda Januszkiewiczowna, afterwards Grabinska; of Wilno: Postcard to G. K. Chesterton from Wanda Januszkiewiczowna: 1927.
  • ff. 10-16v Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad, philosopher: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Cyril Edwin Mitchinson Joad: 1930: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 17 F. Johnson, producer of plays: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from F. Johnson: n.d.
  • ff. 19-20 Reginald Brimley Johnson, literary editor: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Reginald Brimley Johnson: 1899-1928.
  • f. 21 William Ernest Johnson, logician: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from William Ernest Johnson: 1906.
  • f. 23 Thomas S. Johnston, journalist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Thomas S. Johnston: 1935.
  • ff. 24, 24* J. Edmond Joly, of Paris: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from J. Edmond Joly: n.d.: Fr.
  • ff. 25-28 Johannes Jörgensen, of the Comitato per le onoranze a S Francesco di Assisi: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Johannes Jörgensen: 1924, 1930.
  • f. 29 Digby E. Jowers: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Digby E. Jowers: [1897].
  • f. 31 Miss English: Note to Miss — from G. K. Chesterton: [1897].
  • f. 32 Bryan Keating, of the South of England Catholic Land Association: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Bryan Keating: 1931-[1932].
  • f. 33 Howard Angus Kennedy, author; son of Reverend J Kennedy of Stepney Meeting: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Howard Angus Kennedy: 1932.
  • f. 34 Charles Rann Kennedy, dramatist: Letter to G. K. and Frances Chesterton from Charles Rann Kennedy: 1908: Signed.
  • f. 36 Thomas Michael Kettle, Professor of Economics of Ireland, University College, Dublin: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Thomas Michael Kettle: [1915]: Signed.
  • f. 39 Benjamin Kidd, sociologist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Benjamin Kidd: 1905.
  • f. 40 Hugh Kingsmill, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Hugh Kingsmill: 1930.
  • ff. 42-44 Gertrude Kingston, actress: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Letters to G. K. and Frances Chesterton from Gertrude Kingston: [1905]-1928.
  • f. 45 Stanislaw Kozicki, member of the Polish Diet: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Stanislaw Kozicki: 1925: Signed.
  • f. 46 Frank J. Kysela, of Cleveland, Ohio: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Frank J. Kysela: 1929.
  • f. 48 Anna Eichberg King Lane, writer and translator; wife of John Lane, publisher: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Anna Eichberg King Lane: 1902.
  • f. 50 Andrew Lang, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Andrew Lang: n.d.
  • f. 51 George Lansbury, PC; MP: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from George Lansbury: 1913.
  • f. 54 Sir John Lavery, RA: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Note to G. K. and Frances Chesterton from Sir John Lavery: 1935.
  • f. 55 Hugh Alexander Law, MP: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Hugh Alexander Law: 1920.
  • f. 57 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Stephen Butler Leacock, Canadian humourist: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Stephen Butler Leacock: 1921.
  • f. 58 Sir Sidney formerly Solomon Lazarus Lee, Editor, 'DNB': Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Sidney Lee: 1906.
  • f. 60 Richard Le Gallienne, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Richard Le Gallienne: 1913.
  • f. 62 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Rudolph Chambers Lehmann, MP: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Rudolph Chambers Lehmann: 1915.
  • ff. 64-67v Harry Lawson Webster Levy-Lawson, 2nd Baron and 1st Viscount Burnham: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Harry Lawson Webster Levy-Lawson: 1926-1931, n.d.
  • f. 68 Percy Wyndham Lewis, artist and writer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Percy Wyndham Lewis: 1932: Signed.
  • f. 69 Philip Lindsay, novelist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Philip Lindsay: n.d.
  • f. 70 Vachel Lindsay, song writer: Letter from G. K. Chesterton from Vachel Lindsay: 1931.
  • ff. 73-76 Oliver Stillingfleet Locker-Lampson, MP: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Oliver Stillingfleet Locker-Lampson: 1933-1935: Signed.
  • ff. 77-79v Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, FRS: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge: 1904.
  • f. 80 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge, FRS: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Sir Oliver Joseph Lodge: 1905.
  • f. 81 Katherine Loveridge, of Little Holland: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Katherine Loveridge: 1936.
  • f. 83 Sir Henry William Lucy, journalist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Henry William Lucy: 1906: Signed.
  • f. 84 Sir Harry Luke, of the colonial service: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Harry Luke: 1934.
  • ff. 85, 87-88, 90 Sir Henry Arnold Moore Lunn, ski pioneer and Christian controversialist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Henry Arnold Moore Lunn: 1932-1934, n.d: Signed.
  • ff. 86, 89 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Sir Henry Arnold Moore Lunn, ski pioneer and Christian controversialist: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Sir Henry Arnold Moore Lunn: 1933-1936: Signed.
  • ff. 91-92v Henry Lygon, son of Frederick, 6th Earl Beauchamp: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Henry Lygon: 1917-1918.
  • ff. 93-99 Sir Charles Otto Desmond MacCarthy, literary critic and writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Charles Otto Desmond MacCarthy: 1924-1933: Partly signed.
  • f. 100 Justin Huntly McCarthy, MP; son of Justin McCarthy, MP: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Justin Huntly McCarthy: 1902: Signed.
  • f. 101 Lillah McCarthy, OBE; actress; first wife of H G Granville-Barker: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Lillah McCarthy: 1932: Signed.
  • f. 104 Dugald Sutherland MacColl, Trustee of the Tate Gallery: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Dugald Sutherland MacColl: 1935.
  • ff. 105-106v Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Norman Macdermott, dramatic producer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton and D. E. Collins from Norman Macdermott: 1929.
  • f. 107 Charles Macdona, theatre manager: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Charles Macdona: 1931: Signed.
  • f. 108 Gregory Macdonald, distributist: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Gregory Macdonald: circa 1928.
  • ff. 110-116 Greville MacDonald, doctor and author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Greville MacDonald: 1907-1933: Partly signed.
  • ff. 117-121v Frances Elizabeth MacFall, alias 'Sarah Grand'; US author: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Frances Elizabeth MacFall: 1924, 1930.
  • f. 122 John William Mackail, President, British Academy: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from John William Mackail: 1915.
  • ff. 123-128 Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie, author: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie: 1925-1928, n.d: Partly signed, partly photocopy.
  • f. 129 Right Hon Sir Frank Douglas MacKinnon, Lord Justice of Appeal: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Rt. Hon. Sir Frank Douglas MacKinnon: 1922.
  • ff. 130-136v Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Josephine McNeill, wife of James McNeill, Governor-General of the Irish Free State: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Josephine McNeill: 1930-1933.
  • ff. 137-140v Katie Magnus, wife of Sir Philip Magnus, 1st Baronet: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Katie Magnus: 1895.
  • ff. 141-147v Leonard Arthur Magnus, son of Sir Philip Magnus, 1st Baronet: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Leonard Arthur Magnus: 1893-1895, n.d.
  • ff. 148-154v Stuart Petrie Brodie Mais, broadcaster, novelist and journalist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Stuart Petrie Brodie Mais: 1927-1932: Partly printed.
  • f. 155 Yoi Maraini, of Florence: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Yoi Maraini: 1931.
  • f. 156 Arthur Hammond Marshall, alias 'Archibald Marshall'; author: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Arthur Hammond Marshall: 1928.
  • ff. 157, 159 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Cyril Charlie Martindale, SJ: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Cyril Charlie Martindale: 1925-1936: Partly signed.
  • ff. 158, 160, 162-163 Cyril Charlie Martindale, SJ: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Cyril Charlie Martindale: 1925-1935, n.d: Signed.
  • f. 161 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Cyril Charlie Martindale, SJ: Postcard to Dorothy Edith Collins from Cyril Charlie Martindale: 1933.
  • f. 164 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Mary Austin, Sister, of Holy Cross Convent, Gerrards Cross: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Mary Austin: 1935.
  • ff. 165-171 John Edward Masefield, OM; Poet Laureate: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from John Edward Masefield: 1905-1911, n.d.
  • f. 172 Harold John Massingham, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Harold John Massingham: 1933.
  • ff. 173-178 Charles Frederick Gurney Masterman, politician and journalist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Charles Frederick Gurney Masterman: 1914-1917: Partly signed.
  • f. 179 Walter S. Masterman, novelist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Walter S. Masterman: 1928.
  • f. 180 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: R. A. J. Mawby, of the Distributist League: Distributist League: Letter to D. E. Collins from R. A. J. Mawby for the Distributist League: 1935: Signed.
  • ff. 181-183 Theodore Maynard, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Theodore Maynard: 1922-1933: Partly signed.
  • f. 184 George Meredith, novelist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from George Meredith: 1905.
  • f. 186 Leonard Merrick, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Leonard Merrick: 1918.
  • ff. 188-189 Marques Alfonso de Merry del Val y Zulueta,; Spanish diplomatist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Marques Alfonso de Merry del Val y Zulueta: 1925: Signed.
  • f. 189* Alice Christina Gertrude Meynell, née Thompson; poet: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Alice Christina Gertrude Meynell: [1922].
  • ff. 190-192, 194-196, 200v Wilfrid Meynell, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Wilfrid Meynell: 1902-1929.
  • ff. 197-199v, 201-202v Wilfrid Meynell, author: Letters to F. A. Chesterton from Wilfrid Meynell: 1925-[1936].
  • f. 203 Charles W. Miles, journalist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Charles W. Miles: 1912-1934: Partly signed.
  • ff. 205-207v Alan Alexander Milne, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Alan Alexander Milne: circa 1910-[1914].

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