Chaplin (Michael) Archive

Subject strengths: Literature, Contemporary Literature

Michael Chaplin was born in 1951 in County Durham to Rene Chaplin and Sid Chaplin; a writer based in North East England. He has worked as a journalist, in television production and as a freelance writer producing work for the theatre, television, radio and print.

His archive consists of draft manuscripts, publicity material and correspondence as well as personal material and items relating to the estate of his father, Sid Chaplin.


Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Chaplin (Michael) Archive

Archive Ref Code: GB186/MC

Date Range of Material

1956 - 2015

Type of Material

Personal archive of Michael Chaplin

Size of Collection

15 Linear Metres of shelving 

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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 MC/3/1 Booklet entitled Film in England; A Development Strategy for Film and Moving Image in the English Regions).

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Finding Aid

Archival catalogue available via the Archives Hub.

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Other resources

Other collections with family links to Michael Chaplin  include Chaplin (Sid) Archive (his father).

See more digitised content from this collection at CollectionsCaptured.