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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.


  • 1908-66


37 shelfmarks

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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.

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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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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom