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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CCXCVII A (ff. 227). General correspondence relating to the appeal, and letters and slips accompanying donations to Oct. 1936; 1936-1939, n.d.

Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Correspondence rel. to Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund: 1936.

Monsignor Charles William Smith, parish priest of Beaconsfield: Correspondence rel. to Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund of Monsignor Charles William Smith: 1936-1938.

includes:

  • ff. 1, 22-23, 33-34, 36-37, 49-50, 52, 57, 63-64 John Francis O'Hara, Cardinal; RC Archbishop of Philadelphia: Correspondence with F. A. Chesterton and D. E. Collins rel. to G. K. Chesterton memorial appeal of John Francis O'Hara: 1936: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 6 Edmund Bernard Fitzalan-Howard, 1st Viscount Fitzalan of Derwent: Letter to C. W. Smith from Edmund Bernard Fitzalan-Howard: 1936.
  • f. 7 Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis, 8th Baron Howard de Walden: Letters, etc., to F. A. Chesterton from Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis: 1936-1937.
  • f. 8 Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Sir James Matthew Barrie, Baronet; author: Correspondence with G. K. and Frances Chesterton of Sir James Matthew Barrie: 1916-1936: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 10 Rudolph Robert Basil Aloysius Augustine Feilding, 9th Earl of Denbigh: Letter to C. W. Smith from Rudolph Robert Basil Aloysius Augustine Feilding: 1936.
  • f. 12 Robert Wilson Lynd, essayist: Letters to F. A. Chesterton from Robert Wilson Lynd: 1936: Partly signed.
  • f. 14 Alfred Noyes, poet: Letters to F. A. Chesterton from Alfred Noyes: 1929-1936, n.d.: Map scale 1:CH.
  • f. 16 Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs, KBE; writer: Letter to F. A. Chesterton from Sir Philip Armand Hamilton Gibbs: 1936.
  • f. 18 Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie, author: Letter to D. E. Collins from Sir Edward Montague Compton Mackenzie: 1936.
  • f. 20 Evan Frederic Morgan, 2nd Viscount Tredegar: Letter to F. A. Chesterton from Evan Frederic Morgan: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 21 Sir John Collings Squire, Editor, 'London Mercury': Letters to F. A. Chesterton from Sir John Collings Squire: [1933]-1936.
  • f. 24 Halliday Gibson Sutherland, MD: Telegram and letters to F. A. Chesterton from Halliday Gibson Sutherland: 1936-1937.
  • f. 27 Arthur Priestley, of the John Compton Organ Co: John Compton Organ Company: Letter to C. W. Smith from Arthur Priestley on behalf of John Compton Organ Company: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 35 Joseph Peter De Fonseka, of Ceylon: Letters to C. W. Smith from Joseph Peter De Fonseka: 1936-1938.
  • f. 38 William Richard Morris, Viscount Nuffield: Letter to C. W. Smith from William Richard Morris: 1936: Signed.
  • ff. 41, 45-48, 62 Christopher E. Reddin: D. Brennan, RC priest, of Beaconsfield: Correspondence with C. W. Smith and D. E. Collins of Christopher E. Reddin and D. Brennan: 1936: Partly signed, partly printed.
  • f. 43 Sir Joseph Andrew Chisholm, Chief Justice of Nova Scotia: Letters to C. W. Smith from Sir Joseph Andrew Chisholm: 1936: Partly signed, partly printed.
  • ff. 56-58 Francis Joseph Sheed, of Sheed and Ward, publishers: Sheed and Ward; publishers: Correspondence of D. E. Collins with F. Sheed of Sheed and Ward, publishers: 1935-1960: Partly signed, partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 71 Frank Russell, Baron Russell of Killowen: Letter to C. W. Smith: 1936.
  • f. 72 Mary Anderson, afterwards De Navarro; actress and producer; wife of A De Navarro: Letter to F. A. Chesterton from Mary Anderson: 1936.
  • f. 81 John Rowland Fothergill, innkeeper and author: Letter to [C. W. Smith] from John Rowland Fothergill: [1936].
  • f. 92 W. J. Dampier, grocer, of Charmouth: Letter to C. W. Smith from W. J. Dampier: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 108 Reverend Sir John Robert O'Connell, solicitor afterwards priest: Donation slip for Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund: [1936]: Signed.
  • f. 118 Reginald Turner, author: Letter to C. W. Smith from Reginald Turner: 1936.
  • f. 138 Clare Nicholl, daughter of W Nicholl: Letter to C. W. Smith from Clare Nicholl: 1936.
  • f. 149 Doris Child, friend of Frances Chesterton: Donation slip for Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund: [1936]: Signed.
  • f. 150 Sheila Kaye-Smith, afterwards Fry; novelist: Donation slip for Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund: [1936]: Signed.
  • f. 151 Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson, FBA: Donation slip for Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund: [1936]: Signed.
  • ff. 160, 202 Winifred Nicholl, of Beaconsfield: Letters to C. W. Smith from Winifred Nicholl: 1936.
  • f. 161 Barbara Nicholl, daughter of W Nicholl: Letter to C. W. Smith from Barbara Nicholl: 1936.
  • f. 172 Dorothy Leigh Sayers, author: Donation slip for Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund: [1936]: Typewritten.
  • f. 173 Monsignor Charles William Smith, parish priest of Beaconsfield: Katharine Gielgud, mother of John Gielgud: Letter to [C. W. Smith?] from Katharine Gielgud: 1936.
  • f. 180 Monica Ryan, of Stonehouse, county Glos: Letter to C. W. Smith from Monica Ryan: 1936.
  • f. 188 Thomas Horatio Nelson, 4th Earl Nelson: Letters to F. A. Chesterton from Thomas Horatio Nelson: 1936.
  • f. 194 Arthur Joseph Hungerford Pollen, company director and writer on naval affairs: Letter to C. W. Smith from Arthur Joseph Hungerford Pollen: 1936: Signed.
  • f. 196 Émile Cammaerts, CBE; Belgian author: Donation slip for Gilbert Chesterton Memorial Fund: [1936].

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