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Ernest Benn Ltd



  • Existence: 1923

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter to Max, Barbara and Francie Wilk , 1974

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series I
Scope and Contents: The letter refers to the "Silent Cinema Toy," later known as the Bioscope Palace. There is also a reference to an unidentified publication with "thirty 2" pages of illustrations for Ernest Benn Ltd.
Dates: 1974

Letter to Max Wilk, 1974 August 2

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 13
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series II
Scope and Contents: Letter discusses putting the manuscript of Edward and His Marvellous Telescope in the post that afternoon and sending it to another publisher, Farrar Straus. Mr. Benn explains that they are currently working on The Secret Harbour (another work by Sam Smith) and how he would like to complete that project before embarking on another. He is, however, very interested in the concept of Edward and...
Dates: 1974 August 2

Sam Smith exhibition catalog , 1980

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 29
Call Number: MSS 14 , Series VI
Scope and Contents: "Published by Ernest Benn Limited in cooperation with the Arts Council of Great Britain on the occasion of an exhibition at the Serpentine Gallery, London 5 December 1980 to February 1981"--title page. Catalog accompanied by a typescript note, "sent at the request of Mr. Eric Lister" on Serpentine Gallery/Arts Council of Great Britain stationary.
Dates: 1980

Sam Smith Collection

Call Number: MSS 14
Overview: The collection comprises original work by Sam Smith including ink drawings, mock-ups, hand-carved wooden boats, paper model sets, typescripts, and correspondence.
Dates: 1972-1996, bulk 1972-1979