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Papers of Arthur Harold Atkins (1910-2002), Balliol 1936.

Biographical information

Arthur Harold Atkins (Balliol 1936) was born 27 March 1910. He worked as a newspaper journalist, with an interest in music and the arts, and as a theatre critic. He had one novel, Sinister Smith, published in 1938, and married Lily Buxton in the same year. AH Atkins' death was registered in April 2002 at Bexley RD in Kent.

[Sources: Balliol College Register; obituary in The Guardian 8 April 2002, online at ]

Provenance: unknown, possibly deposited by the subject.

Language: English

Extent: 4 boxes.

Scope & content:

  • MS & TS drafts of several novels
  • newspaper cuttings of published theatre criticism

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- Dr John Jones, 2010, ed. A Sander 2018.

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