Rennie Smith (1888-1962) was a lecturer and journalist. He was Labour MP for Penistone 1924-31, secretary of the Friends of Europe organization from 1933, and civilian officer in Germany 1946-9. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Rennie Smith's papers consist of correspondence relating to Friends of Europe, articles and notes, photographs of inter-war personalities, diaries, sermons and lectures, poems, typescript copies of Smith's manuscripts, and press cuttings.
The papers were given ot the Library by Smith's daughter in 1968.Access Conditions
A full description is available in the Library.
Diaries | 20th century
Smith | Rennie | 1888-1962 | Lecturer and Journalist
Friends of Europe
Great Britain | Politics and government | 20th century