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Literary: various correspondence., 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

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Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 8/716

Scope and Contents

Correspondents include: representatives of MacMillan and Company including Lovat Dickson, [Director] (6); Guy Millard (Foreign Office); James Drawbell, [Editor] of the Sunday Chronicle, sending WSC a copy of his book "Night and Day"; Lieutenant-Colonel George Scovell; Colin Thornley (Colonial Office); representatives of Eyre and Spottiswoode Limited, including Douglas Jerrold [Director] (2); Charles Eade, Editor of the Sunday Dispatch.Other subjects include: corrections to the texts of WSC's works; the publication and rights of various works by WSC abroad; the reproduction of extracts from WSC's works, or articles by WSC; a request for WSC to sign a book "Winston Churchill - Leader in Battle" by A Lerner published by the Davar Publishing Company of Tel Aviv [Palestine, later Israel]; obtaining copies of WSC's early literary works; copyright arrangements for "The River War"; WSC's financial investments; the possible filming of "The River War" and "Savrola".Also includes: royalty statements from George G Harrap and Company and Charles Scribner's Sons; an off-print of "Subaltern's reading" from The Times Broadsheet on WSC's first serious reading of philosophy, history, and religion.

Dates

  • 04 Jan 1945 - 19 Dec 1945

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Extent

1 item(s) (1 file (77 loose folios).)

Language of Materials

English

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