G. K. CHESTERTON PAPERS. VOL. CCXC A-C. General correspondence of Dorothy Collins; 1925-1988, n.d. Partly Spanish and Polish. Mostly letters to Dorothy Collins, including condolences on the death of Frances Chesterton, partly signed, with some typewritten or autograph copies of her replies, and some printed enclosures. For letters relating to literary, social and domestic matters when she was secretary to G. K. and Frances Chesterton, see Add. 73235-73241; for correspondence with Maurice Baring, Hilaire Belloc, E. C. Bentley, Émile, Tita and Elizabeth Cammaerts, G. G. Coulton, Walter de la Mare, J. L. Garvin, Eric Gill, Christopher Hollis, Ronald Knox, E. V. Lucas, Vincent McNabb, John O'Connor, and Frederick Salter, see Add. 73189-73192, 73194-73197, passim; for correspondence relating to royalties on publications, reprints and translations, etc., of Chesterton's works, see Add. 73203-73227, 73231-73232 A, B, 73234, passim; for correspondence relating to Top Meadow and the disposal of its fittings and furniture see Add. 73376.Three parts. Not fully indexed.

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Dorothy Edith Collins, secretary to G K Chesterton: Correspondence and papers of Dorothy Edith Collins: 1913-1988: Partly autograph, partly typewritten or typewritten copies.

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