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Vita Sackville-West collection of papers

Title
Vita Sackville-West collection of papers, [1911]-1962 bulk (1921-1962).
Author
Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS Sackville-WestSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
1,177 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Correspondence.
  • Diaries.
  • Notebooks.
Biography (note)
  • Victoria Sackville-West, better known as Vita, was a British novelist, poet, and writer of gardening books.
Language (note)
  • Some material in Spanish.
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. Some of the materials were formerly owned by Mina Kerstein Curtiss, Alvilde Lees-Milne, and Virginia Woolf.
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  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Sackville-West
Author
Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962.
Title
Vita Sackville-West collection of papers, [1911]-1962 bulk (1921-1962).
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, a diary for 1928, a notebook from 1913, and correspondence. The manuscripts include holographs of her novels, poems, biographies, and a translation, as well as a manuscript by Humbert Wolfe mentioning the author. The correspondence, dating from [1911] to 1962, includes letters to Lascelles Abercrombie, Alvilde Lees-Milne, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Aileen Pippett, Edward Sackville-West, May Sarton, Leonard Sidney Woolf, Virginia Woolf, and others. Also present are letters relating to the author, dating from [ca. 1919] to 1962, between various correspondents, including Harold George Nicolson, Alvilde Lees-Milne, Virginia Woolf, Siegfried Sassoon, and others. There are letters to Sackville-West from Vanessa Bell, Louise Genoux, Harold George Nicolson, Aileen Pippett, Leonard and Virigina Woolf, dating from 1922 to 1956.
Biography
Victoria Sackville-West, better known as Vita, was a British novelist, poet, and writer of gardening books.
Language
Some material in Spanish.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Abercrombie, Lascelles, 1881-1938.
Bell, Vanessa, 1879-1961.
Genoux, Louise.
Lees-Milne, Alvilde.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
Nicolson, Harold George, Sir, 1886-1968.
Pippett, Aileen.
Sackville-West, Edward, 1901-1965.
Sarton, May, 1912-1995.
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Curtiss, Mina Kirstein, 1896-1985, former owner.
Lees-Milne, Alvilde, former owner.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941, former owner.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Sackville-West
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