Scope and Content

G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. LII. (ff. 212). Correspondence with:

1. ff. 1-7. Helen Parry Eden; 1913-1933, n.d. With draft opening of a letter from Chesterton.

2. ff. 8-9. Ernest Whalley Edminson; 1929.

3. f. 10. J. P. Ellis; 1932.

4. ff. 11-18. Correspondence regarding Chesterton's presidency of The Empire Poetry League afterwards The Poetry League; 1925-1930. Signed. With typewritten copies of letters from Dorothy Collins.

5. ff. 19-23. Sir Crisp English; 1923-1929. Partly signed.

6. ff. 24-25. G. M. English; 1899.

7. ff. 26-28. St John Greer Ervine; 1931. Signed.

8. ff. 29-46v. Henry Evans; 1894-1895. With an incomplete autograph letter from Chesterton, probably not sent.

9. ff. 47-48v. Powys Evans; 1929.

10. ff. 49-50. John F. Fenlon; 1931. Signed.

11. ff. 51-52v. Letters to Annie Firmin afterw. Kidd; [1898?-1902?]. Typewritten copies. Published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, pp. 84, 150-151.

12. f. 53. Letter to Mollie Firmin; [1934]. Typewritten copy. Published in Ward, Gilbert Keith Chesterton, pp. 536-537.

13. ff. 54-55v. Sir Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher; circa 1919.

14. ff. 56-61. Edward W. Fordham; 1912-1929. Typewritten copies, with notes on the letters by Fordham.

15. ff. 62-62v. John Freeman; 1924.

16. ff. 63-63v. Hester Thackeray Fuller afterw. Ritchie; 1926.

17. ff. 64-76v. John Galsworthy; 1911-1921. Partly signed.

18. ff. 77-77v. R. E. Eaden George; 1929.

19. ff. 78-80v. Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs; 1916, n.d.

20. f. 81. Testimonial from Chesterton for Mrs Baily Gibson; 1921. Photocopy.

21. ff. 82-84. Charles Gore, Bishop of Birmingham; 1919, n.d.

22. ff. 85-86. Sir Edmund William Gosse; 1927.

23. ff. 87-87v. Harry Joscelyn Clive Graham; 1900.

24. ff. 88-94v. Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham; 1907-1935, n.d.

25. ff. 95-100. Harley Granville-Barker; 1905-[1914], n.d. Partly signed.

26. ff. 101-102v. George Graves; n.d.

27. ff. 103-108v. Robert North Green-Armytage; 1926-1927. Includes copy of poem 'Creator and Creature' by 'Adrian de Merton' ie. Adrian Green-Armytage.

28 f. 109. Letter from Chesterton to Leslie Claude Greenberg; 1911. Autograph copy.

29. f. 110. Philip Ben Greet; circa 1928. With letter from Grace Ellison to G. K. Chesterton on f. 110v.

30. f. 111. Jacob Thomas Grein and Sybil Arundale; 1928. Signed.

31. ff. 112-114. Ethel Grenfell, Baroness Desborough; 1916-1927.

32. ff. 115-116v. Francis Wallace Grenfell, Baron Grenfell; [1911].

33. ff. 117-120. William Henry Grenfell, Baron Desborough; 1930-1934. Partly signed.

34. ff. 121-122. Charles Robert Grey, 5th Earl Grey; 1918. Signed.

35. ff. 123-124v. Charles Edwin Grigsby, al. 'Edwin Charles'; 1930. Signed. Includes extracts from Bleak House and The World's Library of Fiction comparing two passsages (f. 124).

36. ff. 125-138. Philip Guedalla, Hon. Director of The Ibero-American Institute of Great Britain; 1933-1935. Signed. With a typewritten copy of a reply by Dorothy Collins.

37. ff. 139-141. Sir James Gunn; 1932.

38. ff. 142-146v. Stephen Lucius Gwynn; [1903]-1905.

39. ff. 147-148v. Trevor Haddon; 1901.

40. ff. 149-150v. Sir Henry Rider Haggard; 1913.

41. ff. 151-151v. Thomas Hardy; 1919.

42. ff. 152-152v. Henry Harris; 1927.

43. ff. 153-153v. John Hawkswell; 1932.

44. ff. 154-159v. Edmund Sidney Pollock Haynes; 1919-1930. Signed. With typewritten copies of two letters from Chesterton to Haynes, one signed, and a copy of a poem by Chesterton on f. 159v.

45. ff. 160-161v. Stewart Duckworth Headlam; 1905.

46. ff. 162-166v. Maurice Francis Healy; 1915-1919, n.d. With a typewritten copy of a letter from Chesterton (printed in Return to Chesterton, p. 239).

47. ff. 167-170. Margaret Heaton, afterw. Arndt; 1898-1899.

48. ff. 171-178v. Auberon Thomas Herbert, 8th Baron Lucas; 1914-1916. With a further signed letter from Lord Lucas's solicitors announcing a legacy to Chesterton.

49. ff. 179-179v. Hon. Aubrey Nigel Henry Molyneux Herbert; 1929.

50. f. 180. Émile Herzog, al. 'André Maurois'; 1935. French. Signed.

51. ff. 181-182. Henry G. Highfield; 1929.

52. f. 183. Arthur Hird, of Messrs Hodder and Stoughton; 1929. Signed.

53. ff. 184-185v. Georgina Hogarth; 1906.

54. ff. 186-187. Grace Calvert Holland; 1927.

55. ff. 188-193v. Henry Scott Holland; [1904-1905].

56. ff. 194-196. Edmond Gore Alexander Holmes; 1901-1902.

57. ff. 197-198v. Laurence Housman; 1922.

58. ff. 199-201v. Edith Humphris; 1925.

59. f. 202. Arthur Stuart Menteth Hutchinson; 1923.

60. ff. 203-207v. Arthur Harry Hutton-Wilson; 1917. Including a letter from Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, to whom a letter from Chesterton had gone in error. Signed.

61. f. 208. Letter to Robert Robertson Hyde; 1911. Typewritten copy. Published in Return to Chesterton, p. 238.

62. ff. 209-212v. Henry Mayers Hyndman; 1915-1919.

includes:

  • ff. 1-5 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Helen Parry Eden, poet and critic: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Helen Parry Eden: 1913-1936.
  • ff. 6-7 Helen Parry Eden, poet and critic: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Helen Parry Eden: 1933, n.d.
  • f. 8 Ernest Whalley Edminson, Chaplain of Elham, county Kent: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Ernest Whalley Edminson: 1929.
  • f. 10 J. P. Ellis, of Dolgellau: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from J. P. Ellis: 1932.
  • ff. 11-18 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Empire Poetry League: Correspondence between the Empire Poetry League and G. K. Chesterton, answered on Chesterton's behalf by D. Collins: 1925-1930: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • ff. 19-23 Sir Crisp English, KCMG; FRCS: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Crisp English: 1923-1929: Partly signed.
  • f. 24 G. M. English: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from G. M. English: 1899.
  • ff. 26-28 St John Greer Ervine, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from St John Greer Ervine: 1931: Signed.
  • ff. 29-46v Henry Evans, of South Hampstead: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Henry Evans: 1894-1895.
  • ff. 47-48v Powys Evans, artist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Powys Evans: 1929.
  • f. 49 John F. Fenlon, of St. Mary's Seminary, Baltimore, Maryland: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from John F. Fenlon: 1931: Signed.
  • ff. 51-52v Annie Firmin, afterwards Kidd: Letters from G. K. Chesterton to Annie Firmin: [1898?]-[1902?]: Typewritten copies.
  • f. 53 Mollie Firmin: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Mollie Firmin: 1934: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 54 Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher, OM; FRS; historian: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Herbert Albert Laurens Fisher: circa 1919: Map scale 1:CH.
  • ff. 56-61 Edward Wilfrid Fordham, lawyer: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Edward Wilfrid Fordham: [1912]-1935: Partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 62 John Freeman, poet and critic: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from John Freeman: 1924.
  • f. 63 Hester Thackeray Fuller, née Ritchie; wife of R Fuller: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Hester Thackeray Fuller: 1926.
  • ff. 64-76v John Galsworthy, OM; author and dramatist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from John Galsworthy: 1911-1921: Partly signed.
  • f. 77 R. E. Eaden George: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from R. E. Eaden George: 1929.
  • ff. 78-80v Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs, KBE; writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs: 1916, n.d.
  • f. 81 Ethel H. Gibson, wife of J Baily Gibson: Testimonial by G. K. Chesterton for Ethel H. Gibson: 1921: Photocopy.
  • ff. 82-84 Charles Gore, Bishop successively of Worcester, Birmingham and Oxford: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Charles Gore: 1919, n.d.
  • f. 85 Sir Edmund William Gosse, writer: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Edmund William Gosse: 1927.
  • f. 87 Captain Harry Joscelyn Clive Graham, author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Capt. Harry Joscelyn Clive Graham: 1900.
  • ff. 88-94v Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Robert Bontine Cunninghame Graham: 1907-1935, n.d.
  • ff. 95-96, 99-100 Harley Granville Granville-Barker, actor, theatrical critic and manager: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Harley Granville Granville-Barker: 1905-1906, n.d.: Partly signed.
  • f. 97 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Harley Granville Granville-Barker, actor, theatrical critic and manager: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Harley Granville Granville-Barker: [1914].
  • f. 101 George Graves, of Leeds: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from George Graves: n.d.
  • ff. 103, 107-108v Robert North Green-Armytage: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Letters to Dorothy Edith Collins from Robert North Green-Armytage: 1926-1927.
  • f. 104 Robert North Green-Armytage: Letter, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from Robert North Green-Armytage: 1926.
  • f. 106 Adrian Green-Armytage: Poem by Adrian Green-Armytage: 1927: Autogr.
  • f. 109 Leslie Claude Greenberg, winner of the Cecil Peace Prize: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Leslie Claude Greenberg: 1911: Autogr. copy.
  • f. 110 Sir Philip Ben Greet, actor-manager: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Philip Ben Greet: circa 1928.
  • f. 110v Grace Mary Ellison, journalist and welfare worker: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Grace Mary Ellison: circa 1928.
  • f. 111 Jacob Thomas Grein, Director, People's Theatre: Sybil Arundale: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Jacob Thomas Grein and Sybil Arundale: 1928: Signed.
  • ff. 112-114 Ethel Anne Priscilla Grenfell, née Fane; wife of William, Baron Desborough: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Ethel Anne Priscilla Grenfell: 1916-1927.
  • f. 115 Field-Marshal Francis Wallace Grenfell, 1st Baron Grenfell: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Field-Marshal Francis Wallace Grenfell: [1911].
  • f. 117 William Henry Grenfell, Baron Desborough: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from William Henry Grenfell: 1930.
  • ff. 118, 120 William Henry Grenfell, Baron Desborough: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from William Henry Grenfell: 1932-1934: Signed.
  • f. 119 William Henry Grenfell, Baron Desborough: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Letter to Dorothy Edith Collins from William Henry Grenfell: 1932: Signed.
  • ff. 121-122 Charles Robert Grey, 5th Earl Grey: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Charles Robert Grey: 1918: Signed.
  • ff. 123-124v Charles Edwin Grigsby, alias 'Edwin Charles': Letter, etc., to G. K. Chesterton from Charles Edwin Grigsby: 1930: Signed.
  • ff. 125-133 Ibero-American Institute of Great Britain: Letters from P. Guedalla, Director, to G. K. Chesterton: 1933-1934: Signed.
  • ff. 125-138 Philip Guedalla, barrister and writer: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Philip Guedalla: 1933-1935: Signed.
  • f.130v Philip Guedalla, barrister and writer: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Letter on behalf of G. K. Chesterton to Philip Guedalla from Dorothy Edith Collins: 1934: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 139 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Sir James Gunn, artist: Letter to Frances Alice Chesterton from Sir James Gunn: 1932.
  • f. 140 Sir James Gunn, artist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir James Gunn: 1932.
  • ff. 142-146v Stephen Lucius Gwynn, DLitt.; MP: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Stephen Lucius Gwynn: [1903]-1905.
  • f. 147 Trevor Haddon, artist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Trevor Haddon: 1901.
  • f. 149 Sir Henry Rider Haggard, KBE; novelist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Henry Rider Haggard: 1913.
  • f. 151 Thomas Hardy, OM; novelist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Thomas Hardy: 1919.
  • f. 152 Henry Harris, of Little Missenden: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Henry Harris: 1927.
  • f. 153 John Hawkswell, of Colchester: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from John Hawkswell: 1932.
  • ff. 154-159v Edmund Sidney Pollock Haynes, lawyer and writer: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Edmund Sidney Pollock Haynes: 1913-1930: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 160 Reverend Stewart Duckworth Headlam, Christian socialist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Rev. Stewart Duckworth Headlam: 1905.
  • ff. 162-166v Maurice Francis Healy, KC: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Maurice Francis Healy: 1915-1919, n.d: Partly typewritten copy.
  • ff. 167-170 Margaret Heaton, afterwards Arndt: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Margaret Heaton: 1898-1899.
  • ff. 171-177v Auberon Thomas Herbert, 8th Baron Lucas: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Auberon Thomas Herbert: 1914-1915.
  • f. 178 Sir Ralegh Buller Phillpotts, solicitor: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Ralegh Buller Phillpotts: 1916.
  • f. 179 Hon Aubrey Nigel Henry Molyneux Herbert, MP: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Hon. Aubrey Nigel Henry Molyneux Herbert: 1929.
  • f. 180 Emile Herzog, alias 'André Maurois'; French writer: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Letter to Dorothy Edith Collins from Emile Herzog: 1935: Fr: Signed.
  • f. 181 Reverend Henry G. Highfield, Wesleyan minister, of Pickering: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Rev. Henry G. Highfield: 1929.
  • f. 183 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Reverend Arthur Hird, of Hodder and Stoughton Ltd: Letter to G. K. and Frances Chesterton from Rev. Arthur Hird: 1929: Signed.
  • f. 184 Georgina Hogarth, sister-in-law of Charles Dickens: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Georgina Hogarth: 1906.
  • f. 186 Grace Calvert Holland, of Bishop's Stortford: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Grace Calvert Holland: 1927.
  • f. 188 Reverend Henry Scott Holland, DD; Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford University: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Rev. Henry Scott Holland: [1904].
  • ff. 190-193v Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Reverend Henry Scott Holland, DD; Regius Professor of Divinity, Oxford University: Letters to Frances Alice Chesterton from Rev. Henry Scott Holland: 1905.
  • ff. 194-196 Edmond Gore Alexander Holmes, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Edmond Gore Alexander Holmes: 1901-1902.
  • f. 197 Laurence Housman, author and art critic: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Laurence Housman: 1903-1922.
  • f. 199 Edith Humphris, of Kensington: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Edith Humphris: 1925.
  • f. 202 Arthur Stuart Menteth Hutchinson, novelist: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Arthur Stuart Menteth Hutchinson: 1923.
  • ff. 203-205, 207 Colonel Arthur Harry Hutton-Wilson, DSO; general staff: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Col. Arthur Harry Hutton-Wilson: 1917: Signed.
  • f. 206 Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston, MP: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Sir Aylmer Hunter-Weston: 1917: Signed.
  • f. 208 Reverend Robert Robertson Hyde, Director, Industrial Welfare Society: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Rev. Robert Robertson Hyde: 1911: Typewritten copy.
  • ff. 209-212v Henry Mayers Hyndman, socialist leader: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Henry Mayers Hyndman: 1915-1919.

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