G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLV (ff. 194). Correspondence concerning The  ... 

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G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. XLV (ff. 194). Correspondence concerning The New Witness and G. K.'s Weekly; 1913-1938, n.d. Includes printed prospectus (ff. 30-32), memorandum of association, application for shares (f. 33) and advertisement for G. K.'s Weekly, founded by Chesterton as a successor to The New Witness, which he had edited since 1916, his brother Cecil having been called to military service. Includes autograph and typewritten copies of letters from Chesterton, one of which is published in D. B. Wyndham Lewis (ed.), G. K. Chesterton: an Anthology (1957), pp. 13-14. For requests to reprint articles from G. K.'s Weekly see Add. 73232 A, B; for critical comment on articles see the general correspondence, Add. 73235-73241.

Newspapers; Great Britain and Ireland. The New Witness: Letters and papers, mostly by G. K. Chesterton, concerning 'The New Witness': 1913-1923, n.d.: Partly printed.

Newspapers; Great Britain and Ireland. G.K.'s Weekly: Letters and papers, mostly by G. K. Chesterton, concerning 'G.K.'s Weekly': 1923-1938: Partly printed.

includes:

  • ff. 1-6 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. 9 Morrison: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to — Morrison: 1917: Typewritten copy.
  • ff. 11-149, passim William Archer Thomson, solicitor: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and others concerning 'G.K.'s Weekly': 1924-1930: Signed.
  • ff. 11-149, passim Merriman, White & Co; solicitors: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton and others concerning 'G.K.'s Weekly': 1924-1930.
  • f. 13 Emilie Rose Macaulay, DBE; author: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Emilie Rose Macaulay: 1924: Signed.
  • ff. 16, 37 Henry Arthur Jones, dramatist: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Henry Arthur Jones: 1924-1925: Partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 26 Israel Zangwill, author and Zionist: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Israel Zangwill: 1925.
  • f. 27 Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis, 8th Baron Howard de Walden: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Thomas Evelyn Scott-Ellis: 1921-1925.
  • f. 35 Arthur Joseph Hungerford Pollen, company director and writer on naval affairs: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Arthur Joseph Hungerford Pollen: 1925: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 36 Wilkinson: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to — Wilkinson: 1925: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 43 Eyre: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to — Eyre: 1926: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 44 William Richard Titterton, author and journalist: Letter, etc., regarding 'G.K.'s Weekly' to the members of its board of directors: 1927: Signed.
  • ff. 53-138, passim William Richard Titterton, author and journalist: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Frances Alice Chesterton, née Blogg; wife of G K Chesterton: Cecil Palmer, publisher: Marshall Press Ltd; printers: Correspondence concerning 'G.K.'s Weekly' of Cecil Palmer with Dorothy Edith Collins, Frances Alice Chesterton, William Richard Titterton and Marshall Press Ltd. (printers): 1927-1931: Partly signed.
  • ff. 54, 84, 96 William Richard Titterton, author and journalist: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton: 1919-1930: Partly typewritten copies, partly signed.
  • ff. 55-57v Evan Frederic Morgan, 2nd Viscount Tredegar: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Evan Frederic Morgan: 1927: Partly signed, partly typewritten copy.
  • ff. 58, 92 George Tyre, business manager of 'GK's Weekly': Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of George Tyre: 1928: Partly signed, partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 65 Frederick William Harvey, solicitor: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Frederick William Harvey: 1928: Signed.
  • ff. 67, 68, 74-78 Gertrude Farmar, of Ramsgate: Correspondence with G. K. Chesterton of Gertrude Farmar: 1928: Partly typewritten copies.
  • f. 80 Captain Harry S. D. Went, of Haywards Heath: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Capt. Harry S. D. Went: 1928: Typewritten copy.
  • ff. 81, 84 William Richard Titterton, author and journalist: Captain Harry S. D. Went, of Haywards Heath: Letters to William Richard Titterton from Capt. Harry S. D. Went: 1928: Typewritten copies.
  • ff. 140, 161-163v Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: V. N. Lucas, of 'GK's Weekly': Correspondence of V. N. Lucas with Dorothy Edith Collins: 1932, 1936: Partly typewritten copy.
  • f. 150 Edward J. Macdonald, journalist: Sir Henry Arnold Moore Lunn, ski pioneer and Christian controversialist: Letter to Edward J. Macdonald from Sir Henry Arnold Moore Lunn: 1933: Signed.
  • f. 156 Ann Currie, of Hampstead: Letter to G. K. Chesterton from Ann Currie: 1935: Signed.
  • f. 160 Maurice Benington Reckitt, writer and sociologist: Letter from G. K. Chesterton to Maurice Benington Reckitt: 1935: Typewritten copy.
  • f. 164 Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Gregory Macdonald, distributist: Letter to Dorothy Edith Collins from Gregory Macdonald: 1936.
  • f. 166 Edward J. Macdonald, journalist: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Letter to Dorothy Edith Collins from Edward J. Macdonald: 1936.
  • ff. 168, 182, 185, 187 Edward J. Macdonald, journalist: Captain Harry S. D. Went, of Haywards Heath: Correspondence of Capt. Harry S. D. Went with Edward J. Macdonald: 1937: Partly typewritten copies, signed.
  • ff. 171-183 Hilary Douglas Clerk Pepler, of the 'St. Dominic's Press': Captain Harry S. D. Went, of Haywards Heath: Letters, etc., to Hilary Douglas Clerk Pepler from Capt. Harry S. D. Went: 1937: Typewritten copy.
  • ff. 186, 188 Captain Harry S. D. Went, of Haywards Heath: Reginald Jebb, of 'GK's Weekly'; son-in-law of Hilaire Belloc: Correspondence of Reginald Jebb with Capt. Harry S. D. Went: 1937: Partly signed.
  • f. 189 Captain Harry S. D. Went, of Haywards Heath: Leslie L. Green, distributist: Letter to Capt. Harry S. D. Went from Leslie L. Green: [1937]: Signed.
  • ff. 190-191 Sir Arthur Bryant, historian: Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence of Sir Arthur Bryant with Dorothy Edith Collins: 1937-1955: Partly typewritten copy, partly signed.
  • ff. 192-193 Christopher Henry Dawson, author: Letters to G. K. Chesterton from Christopher Henry Dawson: n.d.
  • f. 194 Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff, author: Verse sent to 'G.K.'s Weekly' by Charles Kenneth Scott Moncrieff: n.d.: Autogr.

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