G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. VI (ff. 249). Correspondence of Chesterton wi ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. VI (ff. 249). Correspondence of Chesterton with Edward Clerihew Bentley, including two letters to Frances Chesterton and four letters to Dorothy Collins; 1888-1949, n.d. Partly signed. Some letters are imperfect, most of the letters from Chesterton are typewritten copies. Some letters published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, pp. 34-38, 48, 65-67, 340, D. Barker, op. cit., pp. 35-36, 42-45, 51, 53, M. Coren, Gilbert (1989), pp. 12, 39-40, 43, M. Ffinch, op. cit., pp. 47, 49, 154. For an earlier draft of the letter on f. 222, see Add. 73350, f. 122.

includes:

  • ff. 1-241v Edmund Clerihew Bentley, author: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton: 1888-1931, n.d.: Partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 229, 242 Edmund Clerihew Bentley, author: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Edmund Clerihew Bentley: 1924-1938.
  • ff. 243-246 Edmund Clerihew Bentley, author: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence of Edmund Clerihew Bentley with Dorothy Edith Collins: 1938-1949: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.

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