Subject strengths: Literature
This small collection of papers of North East writer Dame Catherine Cookson (1906-1998) includes the manuscripts from two of her books, an interview recorded in 1985 and examples of the dictaphone tapes she used to create her books.
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Cookson (Catherine) Archive
Archive Ref Code: GB186/CC
Date Range of Material
1981 - 1999
Type of Material
Personal archive of Catherine Cookson
Size of Collection
1 Linear Metres of shelving
How To Order Items From This Collection
Please use the finding aid below to search through a list of the individual items we have within this collection.
If you find an item you would like to consult in the Special Collections reading room, simply make a note of the reference number and title of the item(s) you are interested in (for example CC 1/1 Adinner of herbs – corrected typescript).
You can then place your order by linking to our request form.
Available via online listing
Scanning and Photocopy Service
If you are unable to visit our reading room, we also have a scanning and photocopying service.
For most of Catherine Cookson's books, which are particularly strong in foreign editions of her works, see Cookson (Catherine) Collection.
An exhibition to compliment this collection is available to view here.