Series consists of correspondence between Lovat Dickson and other literary and publishing figures and friends, relating to his personal life and to his careers as a writer and publisher.
Among the correspondents are the following: Max Beerbohm, Constance Beresford-Howe, Vera Brittain, E.K. Broadus, Leonard Brockington, Ivor Brown, Winston Churchill, Donald Creighton, Arthur Crook, Mazo de la Roche, John Diefenbaker, Hugh Eayrs, Barker Fairley, Edward Fitzgerald, Robert Fulford, Romer Godden, John Gray, Rupert Hart-Davies, James Hilton, Michael Holroyd, Charles Israel, Storm Jameson, Alfred Knopf, Robert Kroetsch, H.S. Latham, Margaret Laurence, John Lehmann, Eric Linklater, Hugh MacLennan, Sandra Martin, John Mansfield, Vincent Massey, Margaret McElderry, Hilda Morgan, Iris Murdoch, Sean O'Casey, J.B. Priestley, Thomas Raddell, A.L. Rowse, Jane Rule, George Bernard Shaw, Dame Edith Sitwell, Osbert Sitwell, Sachaverell Sitwell, Arnold Smith, C.P. Snow, Muriel Spark, Irene Spry, D.M. Thomas, H.R. Trevor-Roper, Frank Upjohn, Georges Vanier, John Wain, Hugh Walpole, Rebecca West and W.B. Yeats.