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Literary: various correspondence., 16 Dec 1940 - 26 Nov 1942

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/698

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: officials of the Ministry of Information (8); Daniel MacMillan, [Chairman and Managing Director], and Lovat Dickson, [Director], of MacMillan and Company, on managing those works by WSC where he holds the copyright (7).Also includes copy letters and notes from Brendan Bracken and officials of WSC's Private Office including John Martin [Prime Minister's Principal Private Secretary] and Anthony Bevir [Prime Minister's Private Secretary] to those mentioned above and others.Other subjects include: requests to publish extracts from WSC's works in various forms and to quote and reproduce illustrations; paying Thornton Butterworth for his contribution to the Book Club edition of "Great Contemporaries"; the publication and rights of various works by WSC abroad; WSC's treatment of Judge Jeffries in "Marlborough: his life and times".Also includes: various lists of WSC's literary works; royalty statements from George G Harrap and Company; proof of a page from "The Royal Navy Today" quoting WSC from "The World Crisis"; an extract from "A Word to Japan" printed in the Daily Mirror in August 1939; a copy of the December 1942 edition of the Boy's Own Paper featuring a tribute to WSC.

Dates

  • 16 Dec 1940 - 26 Nov 1942

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (99 loose folios).)

Language of Materials

English

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