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Brocard Sewell Collection

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


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.


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


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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.


1.00 box : 39 folders, photographs

0.5 Linear Feet

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Includes photographs. There is a research copy of this collection.

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Part of the Marion E. Wade Center Repository

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