Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Oldfield mss., 1930-1938, consist of letters of Claude Houghton Oldfield, 1889-1961, novelist, to friends and acquaintances about his books and of a few undated manuscripts of his short stories.

Recipients of letters written by Oldfield include: Arnold Bennett, Mr. Cantor, E. W. Evans, Gilbert Henry Fabes, Eric Honeywood Partridge.

The letters and stories are signed as from "Claude Houghton," the pseudonym under which he wrote.

Collection size: 8 items

For more information about this collection and any related materials contact the Public Services Department, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN 47405. Call (812) 855-2452 or send an email using our Ask a Question form.