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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": prologue [eventually incorporated into the preface of volume 1, "The Birth of Britain"] and book 1, "The Origin of the English Speaking Peoples" [eventually entitled "The Island Race"]: various pre-war proofs [with a few later notes]., Sep 1938 - May 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/402A-C

Scope and Contents

Includes typed and manuscript drafts and galley proofs (marked printer's copy, first revise and first proofs) for: an introduction; title pages and chapter lists; a note on spelling; and for chapters entitled "Britannia", "The Lost Island", "England", "The Vikings", "The Saxon Dust", "Subjugation", "The Roman Province", and "Alfred the Great".With suggested corrections, amendments, and notes from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: [Grace Hamblin], WSC, [Denis Kelly], "Y" [George] Young, "E M" [Sir Edward Marsh], "W" [Robert Mortimer] Wheeler [Keeper and Secretary of the London Museum], "E R" [Emery Reves, earlier Imre Revesz], [Charles Wood], and [William Deakin].


  • Creation: Sep 1938 - May 1955

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3 file(s) (3 files (581 loose folios))

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