Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of typescripts, correspondence, legal and financial documents, and a portrait photograph of the author. The typescripts consist of plays and drafts of plays, and articles. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1906 to 1952, to Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Edward Sackville-West, Martin Secker, Humbert Wolfe, and others, as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1919 to 1938, between various correspondents including David Gruenbaum, Philip Nutt, Humbert Wolfe, and James B. Pinker and Son.
The Sir Compton Mackenzie collection of papers are arranged in four series: