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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XCVIII (ff. 116). Scripts of talks broadcast by the British Broadcasting Corporation, mostly reviewing recent books; 1931-1936. Typewritten copies, including some drafts, with a notebook in the hand of Dorothy Collins recording the titles of books sent for review. For the script of the talk on freedom broadcast in June 1936 and the correspondence generated by it see Add. 73194. The address of 25 Dec. 1931 on 'Dickens and Christmas' is published in Chesterton Continued, pp. 98-104. Most other talks were published in The Listener two weeks after the broadcast, see Add. 73379.

British Broadcasting Corporation: Scripts of broadcast talks given by G. K. Chesterton: 1931-1936: Typewritten copies.

Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Amendments and corrections to articles, etc., by G. K. Chesterton, prepared for publication by Dorothy Edith Collins: [1923-1975]: Autogr.

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