Correspondence, published articles, drafts, reviews and interviews by Keith Waterhouse, British novelist, columnist and screenwriter.
Keith Waterhouse was a British novelist (Billy Liar), columnist (Yorkshire Evening Post, Punch, Daily Mirror, Daily Mail) and screenwriter (That Was The Week That Was, BBC-3, The Frost Report, The Card, Budgie, Worzel Gummidge, Andy Capp, Whistle Down the Wind (1961) and Alfred Hitchcock’s Torn Curtain (1966).
His papers include correspondence files from 1946-2009, cuttings of published articles, folders of drafts and unpublished articles, reviews, obituaries, interviews, financial records, photographs, awards, and papers from the Association for the Abolition of the Aberrant Apostrophe, an organisation founded to highlight what he perceived to be a decline in the standards of modern English. See also the Hugh Cudlipp papers.
Collection type: Archive
Dates: Early 20 century, Late 20 century
Size: 14 boxes.
Formats: Newspapers and periodicals, Archives
Subjects: Literature and journalism, Society and law
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