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Literary papers
Papers concerning Sir Joseph Percival William Mallalieu's literary career. The records include copies of his publication Passed To You, Please and On Larkill, as well as reviews of On Larkhill and correspondence concerning the publication of, and royalties received from, JPW Mallalieu's works.
  • JPM/1/1

    Passed To You, Please Item

    1942
    "Passed To You, Please" Britain's Red-Tape Machine at War. JPW Mallalieu's book criticising the practices and procedures of the Civil Service. With an introduction by Prof Harold J Laski.
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  • JPM/1/2

    Passed To You, Please Item

    1945
    "Passed To You, Please" Britain's Red-Tape Machine at War, 9th impression. JPW Mallalieu's book criticising the practices and procedures of the Civil Service. With an introduction by Prof Harold J Laski.
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  • JPM/1/3

    Draft articles Item

    c 1945-1947
    Two undated draft articles written by Joseph Percival William Mallalieu. One article contains Mallalieu's account of a flood that took place in bad weather on Monday 29 May 1944 at Holme, the article was written in Portsmouth .The second article concerns JPW Mallalieu's reflections upon a speech that Edward Rosslyn Mitchell MP made in the House of Commons on 15 Dec 1927 opposing the introduction of a new prayer book.
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  • JPM/1/4

    On Larkhill Item

    1983
    Joseph Percival William Mallalieu's unfinished autobiography about the early years of his life. Foreword by Michael Foot MP, Tailpiece by Ben Mallalieu.

    JPW Mallalieu died in Mar 1980 leaving the first draft of his autobiography unfinished, the book was published posthumously in 1983.
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  • JPM/1/5

    Reviews of On Larkhill Item

    1983
    Newspaper and magazine article reviews of On Larkhill by Joseph Percival William Mallalieu, an autobiography about the early years of his life. The reviews were collected by his wife Lady Rita Mallalieu.
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  • JPM/1/6

    Publisher correspondence Item

    1983-1985
    Correspondence sent to Lady Rita Mallalieu by publishers concerning the publication of, and royalties received from, JPW Mallalieu's books. The records include letters sent by Alison & Busby publishers concerning the publication of On Larkhill, JPW Mallalieu's autobiography, and correspondence enclosing balance sheets from Reg Davis-Poynter regarding royalty payments received for JPW Mallalieu's book Very Ordinary Seaman.
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