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William Plomer collection of papers

Title
William Plomer collection of papers, 1921-1973.
Author
Plomer, William, 1903-1973.
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Mixed materialPermit needed Berg Coll MSS PlomerSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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257 items.
Biography (note)
  • William Plomer was an English poet, novelist, short-story writer, librettist, and songwriter.
Provenance (note)
  • This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources. Plomer's essay on Virginia Woolf was a gift of Simon Nowell-Smith.
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Berg Coll MSS Plomer
Author
Plomer, William, 1903-1973.
Title
William Plomer collection of papers, 1921-1973.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts and typescripts, and correspondence by the author. The manuscripts and typescripts consist of librettos, essays, interviews, lectures, and poems by the author. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1921 to 1973, to Graham Ackroyd, Susan Hill, Simon Nowell-Smith, William Sansom, Leonard Woolf, Virginia Woolf, and others. There is also a letter to Plomer from W. S. Maugham, dated Sept. 30, 1934.
Biography
William Plomer was an English poet, novelist, short-story writer, librettist, and songwriter.
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Ackroyd, Graham.
Hill, Susan, 1942-
Maugham, W. Somerset (William Somerset), 1874-1965.
Nowell-Smith, Simon, 1909-
Sansom, William, 1912-
Woolf, Leonard, 1880-1969.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Nowell-Smith, Simon, 1909- Donor
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Berg Coll MSS Plomer
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