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Collection Level Description: Papers of Edward John Thompson (1886-1946)

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 5273-368, c. 5783, d. 2642-704, e. 2915-31; Photogr. c. 57-9
Title: Papers of Edward John Thompson (1886-1946)
Dates of Creation: 1848-1962
Extent: 180 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Edward John Thompson (1886-1946) was a writer. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Scope and Content

The collection consists mainly of correspondence, with some literary papers. The outline arrangement is as follows:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by E.P. Thompson in 1992 and 1995.

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full catalogue is available in the Library.

Related Units of Description

See also the Papers of Theodosia Thompson.

Access Points

Authors | 20th century

World War, 1914-1918

Diaries | 1914-1919

Tagore | Rabindranath | 1861-1941 | Sir | Knight Hindu Poet

Thompson | Edward John | 1886-1946 | Writer

Thompson | Elizabeth | 1851-1928

Thompson | Theodosia | 1892-1970

India | 20th century

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