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Box 1

 Container

Contains 20 Collections and/or Records:

Series 1

 Series — Box: 1
Identifier: Series 1
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This archive contains 19 folders of materials, and one book was removed and is now stored in the book collection. Contents are arranged in the following order: Author’s Planning Committee materials, unidentified typescripts, correspondence, knitting notes, and crossword puzzles.
Dates: Created: 1939-1943

Author’s Planning Committee, related correspondence, July-August 1939

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents 31pp.
Dates: Created: July-August 1939

Author’s Planning Committee meeting minutes, July-August 1939

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents 15pp.
Dates: Created: July-August 1939

Author’s Planning Committee notes, August 1939

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: Folder 3
Scope and Contents Includes: lists of pamphlets written and authors, diagrams drawn by Sayers on how the committee should function, and a memorandum on the scope of the Committee on Scripts. 13 pp.
Dates: Created: August 1939

Author’s Planning Committee drafts: “Why we are Fighting Germany” by D.A. Routh, August 28, 1939

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: Folder 4
Scope and Contents 46pp.
Dates: Created: August 28, 1939

Author’s Planning Committee drafts: “Germany’s Living Space” by D. O’Donovan, September 30, 1939

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 7
Identifier: Folder 7
Scope and Contents 16pp.
Dates: Created: September 30, 1939

“Religion and the War” by unknown author, 1940

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 8
Identifier: Folder 8
Scope and Contents 2pp. (The Rev. John A. Thurmer was consulted about this document in May 2010. He believes it to be a submission to the Authors’ Planning Committee, probably not by someone with a clerical background.)
Dates: Created: 1940

Correspondence relating to Sayers’s clothes knitting for trawlers, 1940

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 11
Identifier: Folder 11
Scope and Contents Includes a descriptive note in the front of the folder by Anthony Fleming. 34pp.
Dates: Created: 1940

Correspondence relating to Sayers’s clothes knitting for trawlers, January-May 1941

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 12
Identifier: Folder 12
Scope and Contents 25pp.
Dates: Created: January-May 1941

Correspondence relating to Sayers’s clothes knitting for trawlers, June-December 1941

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Identifier: Folder 13
Scope and Contents 38pp.
Dates: Created: June-December 1941

Correspondence relating to Sayers’s clothes knitting for trawlers, 1942-1943

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 14
Identifier: Folder 14
Scope and Contents 20pp.
Dates: Created: 1942-1943

Knitting notes: , n.d.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 15
Identifier: Folder 15
Scope and Contents Miscellaneous handwritten notes, and 2 issues of the publication Wool and Water: Official Journal of the Civil-&-Services Comforts Association, edited by Dorothy L. Sayers14pp.
Dates: Created: n.d.

Knitting notes: , n.d.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 16
Identifier: Folder 16
Scope and Contents Handwritten and typed notes titled: “Slippers in Rug Wool” and “Two or More Colors"14pp.
Dates: Created: n.d.

Knitting notes titled: “Appledore Jersey,” , n.d.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 17
Identifier: Folder 17
Scope and Contents Both handwritten and typed, 31pp.
Dates: Created: n.d.

Crossword puzzles and handwritten clues. One titled: “Curse for Torquemada.”, n.d.

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Identifier: Folder 18
Scope and Contents 26pp.
Dates: Created: n.d.

Photocopies of the dust jacket and title page of Begin Here: A War-Time Essay by Dorothy L. Sayers. London: Victor Gollancz, 1940

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 19
Identifier: Folder 19
Scope and Contents (book now stored in the Wade Center book collection)
Dates: Created: 1940