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.
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.
1,404 pieces in 27 boxes
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