Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers

Title
Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, [1905]-1975 bulk (1915-1951).
Author
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS SassoonSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
669 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Note
  • Consult the Berg Collection staff for additional unprocessed material, including approx. 400 letters by and to the author.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Biography (note)
  • Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer.
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. Former owners include Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Leonard Clark, W. T. H. Howe, and Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong. The bound manuscript of "Picture-show and Other Poems" is inscribed by the author to Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Sassoon
Author
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Title
Siegfried Sassoon collection of papers, [1905]-1975 bulk (1915-1951).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, correspondence by and about the author, as well as portraits and pictorial works. The collection includes holograph poems, as well as manuscripts and a typescript about the author and his works by Joe Randolph Ackerley, Robert Graves, and Humbert Wolfe. It also contains poems by Frank Prewett copied in the author's hand. The correspondence includes letters written by the author, from [1905] to 1964, to Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong, Gabriel Atkin, Sir Sydney Carlyle Cockerell, Robert Graves, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Thomas Moult, Teresa Sassoon, Edith Sitwell, Virginia Woolf, and others; as well as letters relating to the author, dating from 1918 to 1975, between various correspondents, including Felicitas Corrigan, Leonard Clark, Robert Graves, James Burton Pond, James B. Pinker and Son, and others. There are letters to Sassoon from Christopher Hassall, Robert Graves, Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols, Hamo Sassoon, Glen Byam Shaw, Frank Arthur Swinnerton, Stephen Tennant, Margaret Turnbell, Doris Westwood, and others, dating from [1916?] to 1963.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Berg Collection; Permit must be requested at the division indicated.
Biography
Siegfried Sassoon was a British novelist, poet, and biographer.
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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Ackerley, J. R. (Joe Randolph), 1896-1967.
Atkin, Gabriel.
Clark, Leonard.
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962.
Corrigan, Felicitas.
Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985.
Hassall, Christopher, 1912-1963.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Moult, Thomas.
Nichols, Robert, 1893-1944.
Pond, James B. (James Burton), 1838-1903.
Prewett, Frank, 1893-1962.
Sassoon, Hamo.
Sassoon, Teresa.
Shaw, Glen Byam.
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
Swinnerton, Frank, 1884-1982.
Tennant, Stephen, 1906-1987.
Turnbull, Margaret, -1942.
Westwood, Doris.
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Clark, Leonard. Former owner
Cockerell, Sydney Carlyle, Sir, 1867-1962. Former owner
Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970. Former owner
Howe, W. T. H. (William Thomas Hildrup) Former owner
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953. Former owner
James B. Pinker and Son.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Sassoon
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