Archive of Leonard Green

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Archive of Leonard Green

1906-57, n.d.

Literary and other papers of Leonard Green (fl. 1906-1957).

Extent: 0.55 Linear metres, 5 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 2182-4, d. 2055, e. 2133

Biographical History

Leonard Green was an author of two volumes of prose sketches and an industrial adviser on labour relations. Green was a friend of T. E. Lawrence and C. S. Millard.


The papers were bought from G. F. Sims, cat. 92 (1975/6?), item 160.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark e.g. MS. Eng. e. 2133, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Green | Leonard | fl 1906-1957


20th century
Authors--20th century
Literature -- 20th century

Descriptive List

Notebook entitled 'The Sketch-book of a Dilettante'
Date: 1906-1914, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 2133
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 103 leaves

Scope and Content

Containing essays, stories, commonplace extracts and (fols. 89v-101v rev.)'Dicta', 1906-14. Loose leaves removed from this volume are MS. Eng. c. 2184, fols. 1-7

(fols. 41-88) are blank.

Manuscript and typescript essays
Date: 1919-1942, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2183
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 59 leaves

Scope and Content


Miscellaneous literary papers and correspondence
Date: 1907-57, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2184
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 45 leaves

Scope and Content


Notebook containing diary entries
Date: 1923-36
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2055
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 57 leaves

Scope and Content

Several diary entries refer to Ramsay MacDonald and Ernest Bevin. (fols. 27-57) are blank.

Indexed notebook containing lists of book purchases
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2182
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 98 leaves


Arranged alphabetically by author. In most cases Green has recorded the date and cost of each purchase.

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