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Kendon, Frank, 1893 -1959 (publisher and novelist)

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Biography

Frank Samuel Herbert Kendon (1893-1959), publisher, novelist, Quaker, pacifist, and poet, was Assistant Secretary of the Cambridge University Press, 1935-56, and a Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge, 1948-59. His autobiography The small years was published in 1930; his novel Martin Makesure appeared in 1950.

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Frank Kendon: Correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251
Scope and Contents The correspondence consists of c.1100 letters, 1926-61, with the letters after 1959 addressed to Kendon's widow. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie (1 letter, 1931); Ernest Altounyan (surgeon, Aleppo) (17, 1936-51); John Arlott (3, 1944); John Armitage (4, 1940-51); Henry Baerlein (3, 1945-56); Sir Ernest Barker (2, 1948-55); H.E. Bates (1, 1941); Clifford Bax (1, 1948); Adrian H. Bell (11, 1940-47); Ernest A. Benians (8, 1948); Anthony Bertram (2, 1948); Edmund Blunden (16,...
Dates: 1921-1961 (Circa)
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