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Finding-Aid for the Edward Lucie-Smith Papers (WTU00262)

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Summary Information
Title: Edward Lucie-Smith Papers
Creator: Lucie-Smith, Edward,1919-1999, British author,
Call number: WTU00262
Language: English

Access and Use:
Source:

Unknown.

Access Restrictions:

Collection is open to research.

Processing Information:

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff


Biography

Born in Kingston, Jamaica on 27th February 1933 and settled in Britain in 1946. He studied at King’s School, Canterbury and Merton College, Oxford, and was an Education Officer in the Royal Air Force and an advertising copywriter before becoming a freelance author, journalist and broadcaster. He began his literary career as a poet, has published four collections of poetry with Oxford University Press and is currently a member of the Académie Europenne de Poésie. He is well known for his numerous books on art and related subjects and has acted as curator for many exhibitions and lectured extensively all over the world.


Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

TS. draft of the introduction for Bertram Rota catalog 143, Summer 1966, by Edward Lucie-Smith, concerning his experiences in book collection. Ms. revision in red ink by Lucie-Smith, and in pencil by Anthony Rota. 4pp.

Contents List
      Title
box-folder   -/Lucie-Smith  
1966 (1 item)   
Scope: TS. draft of the introduction for Bertram Rota catalog 143, Summer 1966, by Edward Lucie-Smith, concerning his experiences in book collection. Ms. revision in red ink by Lucie-Smith, and in pencil by Anthony Rota. 4pp.