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Wilfred Partington Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains the papers of English author, editor, bibliographer, and journalist Wilfred Partington (1888-1955), who was editor of the Bookman’s Journal and Print Collector from 1919 to 1931. Includes manuscripts by Partington and other authors, as well as correspondence mainly relating to Partington's work with the Bookman's Journal, his books about Sir Walter Scott, and his various literary endeavors.
Background
Wilfred George Partington (1888-1955), was born in Ludlow, England; an author, editor, bibliographer and journalist. Partington served in both the First and Second World Wars, including secret war service in the Office of Censorship, 1939-1942. He was married twice and had one daughter.
Extent
1,404 pieces in 27 boxes
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.