Collection: BC MS 20c Smallwood: Norah Smallwood, correspondence with some related material

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Title: Norah Smallwood, correspondence with some related material

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Smallwood

Creator(s): Smallwood, Norah Evelyn (1909-1984); ; Bogarde, Dirk (1921-1999)

Date: 1932-1997

Main language: English

Size and medium: 6 boxes; manuscript papers, typescript papers, photographs, postcards, greetings cards, press cuttings, photocopies

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/8603 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Includes the correspondence of Norah Smallwood, chiefly letters to her, but with some of her replies and some related papers such as drafts of poems, invitation cards and funeral services. Also includes the correspondence of Dirk Bogarde to Helene Bordes. Norah Smallwood was the Dirk Bogarde's first publishing agent.

Administrative or biographical history

Norah Evelyn Smallwood, the publisher, was born on 30 December 1909 in Little Kingshill, Buckinghamshire and died on 11 October 1984 in Westminster Hospital, London. She was associated with Chatto & Windus from 1936 until her retirement in 1982. In 1973 she was awarded the OBE, and in 1981 she received an honorary D.Litt. from Leeds University. For fuller details of her life and achievements see the 'Dictionary of National Biography'.

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Material in this collection is in copyright. Photocopies or digital images can only be supplied by the Library for research or private study within the terms of copyright legislation. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder's permission to reproduce for any other purpose. Guidance is available on tracing copyright status and ownership.

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