John Pudney Papers 1850-1977, (bulk 1926-1976)

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John Pudney Papers 1850-1977, (bulk 1926-1976)

The papers of British writer John Pudney include drafts, notes, printer's copies, galleys, research material, notebooks, diaries, and correspondence.

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