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Mortimer, William Charles Chapman-, 1907-1988 (novelist; pen-name Chapman Mortimer)



  • Existence: 1907 - 1988


Chapman Mortimer was the pen name of William Charles Chapman Mortimer, Scottish novelist. He was born 15 May 1907. He won the James Tait Black Award for fiction in 1951 for his novel Father Goose. He died in 1988.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Correspondence, papers, photographs of William Charles Chapman-Mortimer, which include letters to his wife, illustrated stories and poems

 Fonds — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Coll-1789
Scope and Contents The collection is composed of letters between Mortimer and his first wife Frances, dating from 1940 to 1945. These are often illustrated with pen and ink illustrations. Among the letters from Mortimer are a few manuscript poems and stories including a hand-sewn typescript booklet, The Poet and the Hippopotamus. And Other Works. There are also letters to R. M. Rice, 1960s.There are 4 x bound manuscripts, news-clippings extracted from an...
Dates: 1940-1945