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  • Event:
  • Person:

    : Cooper, (Alfred) Duff, 1st Viscount Norwich, 1890-1954 (diplomatist and politician)

    : Fortescue, Winifred, Lady, 1888-1951 (authoress daughter of Howard Beech, wife of Sir John William Fortescue)

  • Date: 1941 = 1942
  • Brief description:

    Public reactions to Johnson's books "The Socialist Sixth of the World" and "Soviet Strength". 1941 onwards. Invitations from "American Peace Mobilization (sic) and Protestant Digest" for Johnson to visit America. February 1941 and February 1942. Issues concerning the publication and copyright of The Socialist Sixth, of the World. 1942 onwards.

    Johnson's impressions of Canterbury in the aftermath of the bombing raids in June 1942 and his vision about the post-war reconstruction of Canterbury .1942. Correspondence with The Rev Sherwood Eddy in America about the progress of the war and the prospects for a post-war settlement 1942 onwards. Correspondence concerning Johnson's alleged defamation of Duff Cooper. March-April 1941. Correspondence with the Chinese Ambassador (April 1941), Lady Winifred Fortescue (August-October 1941), Anthony Eden (July 1941), Ivan Maisky (July 1941), Mrs Sun Yat-sen (September 1941)7 Paul Robeson (n.d.), Dorothy Sayers (December 1941), Beatrice Webb (June 1942) and Lord Stamford (June 1941).

    Correspondence with brother Ted in Montreal. January 1941. Correspondence with Gerald Knight, organist of Canterbury Cathedral. June 1942. Official letters from the Senior Press Censor (September 1941) and the Ministry of Fuel (December 1942). Correspondence with W. Deedes, sometime hopeful Conservative candidate for the Canterbury constituency. Correspondence with Robert Tritton of Godmersham Park about a donation to Canterbury Cathedral. Correspondence with John Shirley in exile with the Kings School in Cornwall

  • Identifier: UKC-JOH-COR.1039-1159
  • Theatre:
  • Subject keyword:

    Bombing, Aerial--England, South East--Canterbury--1942

    Canterbury -Buildings, structures etc.

    King's School (Canterbury, England)

Further Details

  • Accession Number: 1039-1159
  • Associated people:

    : Cooper, (Alfred) Duff, 1st Viscount Norwich, 1890-1954 (diplomatist and politician)

    : Fortescue, Winifred, Lady, 1888-1951 (authoress daughter of Howard Beech, wife of Sir John William Fortescue)

  • Description level: 4
  • Language: English
  • Material type: letter
  • Identity code: UKC/JOH/COR : 1039-1159
  • Part: Hewlett Johnson Papers
  • Date: 1941 = 1942
  • Organisation:

    American Peace Mobilization and Protestant Digest

    Great Britain. Ministry of Fuel and Power

  • Person:

    correspondent : Eddy, Sherwood, Dr., 1871-1963 (American author and YMCA leader in the Orient, the Near East, and Russia)

    correspondent : Fortescue, Winifred, Lady, 1888-1951 (authoress daughter of Howard Beech, wife of Sir John William Fortescue)

    correspondent : Eden, (Robert) Anthony, 1st earl of Avon, 1897-1977 (British prime minister 1955-57)

    correspondent : Maiskii, I. M. (Ivan Mikhailovich), Mr., 1884-1975 (Soviet Ambassador to the United Kingdom 1932-1943, born to Polish parents in Russia as Jan Lachowiecki)

    correspondent : Sun, Yat-sen, Mme, 1893-1981 (China Defence League- Song, Qingling)

    correspondent : Robeson, Paul, Mr., 1898-1976

    correspondent : Sayers, Dorothy L. (Dorothy Leigh), Miss, 1893-1957

    correspondent : Webb (Martha) Beatrice, Mrs., 1858-1943 (social reformer and diarist born Beatrice Potter)

    correspondent : Stamford, Lord (of Dunham Massey)

    correspondent : Johnson, Edward, Mr. (Hewlett Johnson's brother)

    correspondent : Knight, Gerald H., Dr., 1908-79 (organist of Canterbury Cathedral from 1937-1952)

    correspondent : Deedes, W. F. (William Francis), Lord Deedes, 1913-2007 (British journalist and one time Conservative politician)

    correspondent : Tritton, Robert, Mr. (well known collector and owner of Godmersham Park from 1935)

    correspondent : Shirley, Frederick Joseph John, Revd., 1890-1967 (Canon of Canterbury Cathedral, Headmaster of King's School Canterbury)

  • Repository: Special Collections, University of Kent at Canterbury

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