Established, with the Kipling Society, in 1927, this collection is of international significance for academic researchers, biographers and critics. Nearly 1,500 items are housed, with the kind co-operation of City University, London, at the University Library in Northampton Square EC1. The collection consists of Kipling’s own works; books and articles relating to his life and works; biographies of, and relevant writings by, his contemporaries; books and articles describing India, the Army, and other relevant topics; collections of press cuttings, photographs and memorabilia. The complete run of the Kipling Journal from 1927 is available.
|Description of acquisition (including extent)||Type of acquisition||Source of acquisition|
|1. Unauthorised editions||Gift|
|2. Letter from RK to Lord Lansdowne||Gift|
|3. Press cuttings collection||Gift|
|4. French translations||Purchase||DealerFunded: Own resources|
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