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Papers of Rennie Smith

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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.

Dates

  • 1908-66

Extent

37 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. hist. c. 467].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

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.
Title
Papers of Rennie Smith
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom