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.
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 467].
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MSS. Eng. hist. c. 467-9, d. 286-302, e. 230-9, f. 14-20
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 12103
Biographical / Historical
Rennie Smith (1888-1962) was a lecturer and journalist. He was Labour MP for Penistone 1924-31, secretary of the Friends of Europe organization from 1933, and civilian officer in Germany 1946-9. Details are given in Who Was Who.
Other Finding Aids
A full description is available in the Library.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers were given ot the Library by Smith's daughter in 1968.
- Papers of Rennie Smith
- Emily Tarrant
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