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Literary: "A History of the English-Speaking Peoples": volumes 1 and 2, "The Birth of Britain" [and "The New World"]: prefaces and contents tables., [1938] - 1956

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 4/418A-B

Scope and Contents

Includes typed and manuscript drafts and galley proofs (some described as "R E's" [returned empties] or debris; some marked with revise dates from November 1954 to April 1956) for: the prefaces to volumes 1 and 2; sections from prologues originally intended for volumes 1 and 2; chapter lists for books 1 to 10; acknowledgements.With suggested corrections, amendments, notes and correspondence (including details of the preparation of the work) from various people [secretaries, literary assistants, etc.] including: "D K" Denis Kelly, "A H" [Alan] Hodge, "C C W" [Charles] Wood, Emery Reves [earlier Imre Revesz], "F W D" [William Deakin], and "E J H" [Emmet Hughes].


  • [1938] - 1956

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2 file(s) (2 files (233 loose folios))

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Repository Details

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