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Lytton Strachey collection of papers

Title
Lytton Strachey collection of papers, 1904-1934.
Author
Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS StracheySchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
881 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Lytton Strachey was a British essayist, poet, and literary critic.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials is from James Strachey and Roger Senhouse.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Strachey
Author
Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932.
Title
Lytton Strachey collection of papers, 1904-1934.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and correspondence. The manuscripts include holographs of poems and memoranda, as well as a holograph of Max Beerbohm's 1943 Rede lecture on the author. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1905 to 1931, to John Maynard Keynes, Edward Sackville-West, Roger Senhouse, Edith Sitwell, Leonard Woolf, and others. There are also letters relating to the author, dating from 1904 to 1934, between various correspondents including Dora Carrington, Roger Senhouse, Francis Hackett, Robert Calverley Trevelyan, and Leonard Woolf. There are letters to Strachey from Rupert Brooke, John Maynard Keynes, Roger Senhouse, James Strachey, and Virginia Woolf, dating from 1906 to 1931.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Lytton Strachey was a British essayist, poet, and literary critic.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Local Note
Creation of collection-level record funded with the generous support of the Gladys Kreible Delmas Foundation.
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Beerbohm, Max, Sir, 1872-1956.
Brooke, Rupert, 1887-1915.
Keynes, John Maynard, 1883-1946.
Sackville-West, Edward, 1901-1965.
Senhouse, Roger.
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
Strachey, James.
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969.
Carrington, Dora de Houghton, 1893-1932.
Hackett, Francis, 1883-1962.
Trevelyan, R. C. (Robert Calverley), 1872-1951.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Strachey, James. Former owner
Senhouse, Roger. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Strachey
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