GREENE, HUGH, SIR.
Sir Hugh Greene collection,1921-1977

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8zc3r


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Greene, Hugh, Sir.
Title: Sir Hugh Greene collection,1921-1977
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 750
Extent: .25 linear ft. (1 box)
Abstract:Papers of broadcasting official, publisher and author Sir Hugh Greene regarding his collection of detective novels. Consists of research correspondence and notes.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Separated Material

Emory University also holds the Sir Hugh Greene's library of detective fiction. These materials may be located in the Emory University online catalog by searching for: Hugh Greene 1910-1987, collector.

Source

Purchase, 1993.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Sir Hugh Greene collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Steve Enniss, 1993.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Sir Hugh Greene (1910-1987), brother of Graham Greene, was a broadcasting official and publisher in Britain and a writer of detective fiction.

Sir Hugh Greene (1910-1987), brother of Graham Greene, was a broadcasting official and publisher in Britain and a writer of detective fiction.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Sir Hugh Greene circa 1921-1977. Papers relate to Sir Hugh Greene's research on popular detective fiction arrived with Sir Greene's personal library of detective books (See CL-I file for a complete inventory of this library). It includes a small amount of research correspondence (from the 1970's) with book dealers and research associates. Also present are photocopies of detective stories which Sir Greene was considering for inclusion in a never-completed anthology of stories by "The Colonial Rivals of Sherlock Holmes." Also of note are seven letters by the mystery writer William LeQueux (ca. 1921) and one Christmas greeting from Graham Greene.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 1 Correspondence, 7 ALS, William LeQueux to Mr. Wallace, 1921
1 2 Research correspondence, 1973-1975
1 3 Research correspondence w/ photocopy of The Adventures of the Infallible Godahl, 1976
1 4 Research correspondence, 1977
1 5 Research correspondence, no date and ACS from Graham Greene to Hugh Greene, no date [originally enclosed with James M’Govan's Traced and Tracked (1889)]
1 6 Research notes
1 7 Research notes
1 8 Research notes w/ photocopies of stories by Fergus Hume [for possible anthology of "The Colonial Rivals of Sherlock Holmes"?]
1 9 Research notes w/ photocopies of stories by Fergus Hume [for possible anthology of "The Colonial Rivals of Sherlock Holmes"?)
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