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W. H. Auden collection of papers

Title
W. H. Auden collection of papers, 1809-1979 bulk (1927-1973).
Author
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS AudenSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Additional Authors
  • Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
  • Coghill, Nevill, 1899-
  • Cogswell, Wayne.
  • Doone, Rupert, 1903-1966.
  • Fox, Orlan.
  • Griffin, Howard, 1915-1975.
  • Jaffe, Rhoda.
  • Kenmore, Noemi.
  • Luke, David, 1921-
  • Mayer, Elizabeth.
  • Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-2019.
  • Newton, Caroline, 1893-
  • Salus, Peter H.
  • Sarton, May, 1912-1995.
  • Spears, Monroe Kirklyndorf.
  • Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
  • Stern, James, 1904-
  • Stern, Tania.
  • Ansen, Alan.
  • Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
  • Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
  • Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986.
  • Merrill, James, 1926-1995.
  • Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
  • Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
  • Johnson, Wendell Stacy, 1927-
  • Sheffield, Eric.
  • Group Theatre (U.S.) fmo
Description
2,978 items.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks dating from [1928] to [1973], undated commonplace books, diaries for 1959 through 1973, journals for 1929 through 1964, legal and financial documents, a certificate, portraits, and pictorial works.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Certificates.
  • Commonplace books.
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Notebooks.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Wystan Hugh Auden was a poet, translator, literary critic, librettist, and playwright.
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 Elizabeth Mayer, Caroline Newton, and the Group Theatre archive. Other items came with Auden's correspondence to various individuals or with material relating to him. Some of the material was a gift from Dr. John Auden, Wendell Stacy Johnson, Eric Sheffield, and Monroe Spears.
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Auden
Author
Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973.
Title
W. H. Auden collection of papers, 1809-1979 bulk (1927-1973).
Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Wystan Hugh Auden was a poet, translator, literary critic, librettist, and playwright.
Provenance
This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. The bulk of the materials is from Elizabeth Mayer, Caroline Newton, and the Group Theatre archive. Other items came with Auden's correspondence to various individuals or with material relating to him. Some of the material was a gift from Dr. John Auden, Wendell Stacy Johnson, Eric Sheffield, and Monroe Spears.
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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Finding Aid
Added Author
Britten, Benjamin, 1913-1976.
Coghill, Nevill, 1899-
Cogswell, Wayne.
Doone, Rupert, 1903-1966.
Fox, Orlan.
Griffin, Howard, 1915-1975.
Jaffe, Rhoda.
Kenmore, Noemi.
Luke, David, 1921-
Mayer, Elizabeth.
Merwin, W. S. (William Stanley), 1927-2019.
Newton, Caroline, 1893-
Salus, Peter H.
Sarton, May, 1912-1995.
Spears, Monroe Kirklyndorf.
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
Stern, James, 1904-
Stern, Tania.
Ansen, Alan.
Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Eliot, T. S. (Thomas Stearns), 1888-1965.
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986.
Merrill, James, 1926-1995.
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
Yeats, W. B. (William Butler), 1865-1939.
Mayer, Elizabeth. Former owner
Newton, Caroline, 1893- Former owner
Johnson, Wendell Stacy, 1927- dnr.
Sheffield, Eric. dnr.
Spears, Monroe Kirklyndorf. dnr.
Group Theatre (U.S.) Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Auden
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