Scope and Content

G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CLXXXIX (ff. 105). Itineraries, souvenir programmes, degree certificates, photographs, etc., relating to Chesterton's visit to North America in 1930-1931; 1930-1931. Includes the introduction to the ceremony of conferment of an honorary degree on Chesterton at Notre Dame University and Chesterton's impromptu reply, as typed by Dorothy Collins and later amended in Chesterton's autograph. For correspondence concerning the visit see Add. 73239, ff. 38-40, 73241, ff. 146-148. For letters from Frances Chesterton written to her mother during the visit see Add. 73456, for letters from Dorothy Collins written to her mother during the visit see Add. 73471, for notes, accounts and a scrapbook of postcards compiled by Collins during the visit see Add. 73478. For press cuttings relating to the visit see Add. 73403.

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