Papers of Rennie Smith
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.
- Creation: 1908-1966
33 boxes (2.43 linear metres)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 467].
Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. hist. c. 467-469, d. 286-302, e. 230-239, f. 14-20
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12103
Papers of Rennie Smith, Member of Parliament, lecturer and journalist.
Biographical / Historical
Rennie Smith (1888-1962) was a lecturer and journalist. He was Labour MP for Penistone 1924-1931, secretary of the Friends of Europe organization from 1933, and a civilian officer in Germany 1946-1949. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given to the Library by Mrs. J.H. Kille, daughter of Rennie Smith, in 1968.
- Smith | Rennie | 1888-1962 | Lecturer and Journalist (Person)
- Friends of Europe (Organisation)
- Papers of Rennie Smith
- Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant. EAD version 2021 by Simon Mackley.
- EAD version 2021.
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