Bloodworth, Dennis (1919-2005)

The Dennis Bloodworth collection consists of manuscripts and correspondence, dating from 1967 and 1982.

Manuscripts by Bloodworth in the collection includes The Chinese Looking Glass (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1967); An Eye For the Dragon - Southeast Asia Observed: 1954-1970 (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1970); Any Number Can Play (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1972), including research material; Heirs Apparent, written with Judy Bloodworth (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1973), including a Chinese draft and various revisions; The Clients of Omega (Secker and Warburg, 1975); The Chinese Machiavelli: 3000 Years of Chinese Statecraft, written with Ching Ping Bloodworth (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux, 1976), including Bloodworth’s English translation of his wife’s original Chinese text; Crosstalk (Coward, McCann and Geoghegan, 1978), including various synopses; The Messiah and the Mandarins (Atheneum, 1982), including revisions and proofs; and The Reporter's Notebook(1988).

Correspondence in the collection consists of several letters regarding Bloodworth's books, as well as about 150 letters relating to his freelance work (1967-1975). There are also several letters from various publishers and editors, with Bloodworth's carbon replies.  Notable correspondents include Fredric Warburg and David Farrer of Martin, Secker and Warburg (1970s), Keyes Beech from the Chicago Daily News, editor Roger W. Straus (1970s), Goh Keng Swee, Minister for Finance, Singapore (1970), Lila Karpf of Farrar, Straus, and Giroux (1970-1972), and agent George Greenfield from John Farquharson, Ltd.

Notable Figures
1. Bloodworth, Dennis
Associated Subjects
1. Journalism Subject Guide
2. Helen Deutsch Research Section