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Brocard Sewell Collection

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Wade-A-24

Abstract

This archive contains poems by Cecil Edward Chesterton, letters to Father Brocard Sewell, and the typescript of Sewell's biography of Cecil Chesterton. Cecil Chesterton, the younger brother of G.K. Chesterton, was the editor of The New Witness, author of A History of the United States and The Party System, widely known in political circles, member of the Fabian Society and the Christian Socialist movement, and one of the founders of the Distributionist movement. Fr. Brocard Sewell has written several other biographical works, was on the staff of G.K.'s Weekly, and was also the editor of The New Witness, where he met G.K. Chesterton and Mrs. Cecil Chesterton.

Dates

  • Created: 1892-1983
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1972-1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

All reproductions and use of items for publication from this archive must first be approved by The Marion E. Wade Center, or appropriate copyright holders.

Extent

1.00 box : 39 folders, photographs

0.5 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Source of Acquisition

85/49

Related Materials

Other Descriptive Information

Includes photographs. There is a research copy of this collection.
Title
Brocard Sewell Collection
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
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Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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