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Dame Edith Sitwell collection of papers

Title
Dame Edith Sitwell collection of papers, 1926-1965.
Author
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
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Mixed materialPermit neededAvailableBerg Coll MSS SitwellSchwarzman Building - Berg Collection Room 320

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Description
248 items.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Correspondence.
Biography (note)
  • Dame Edith Sitwell was an English poet.
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. Previous owners include Leonard Clark.
Processing Action (note)
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Sitwell
Author
Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964.
Title
Dame Edith Sitwell collection of papers, 1926-1965.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, a typescript, and correspondence. The manuscripts consist of poems, notes for work, essays, articles by the author, as well as a review of Sitwell's work by Cyril Connolly, and a poem relating to Sitwell by Siegfried Sassoon. The correspondence consists of letters, dating from [1926?] to 1961, from the author to Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong, Leonard Clark, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, Beverly Nichols, Stephen Spender, Frances Steloff, Humbert Wolfe, Virginia Woolf, and others. There are also letters relating to the author, dating from 1936 to 1965, between various correspondents including Roy Campbell, Leonard Clark, Richard Church, Geoffrey Grigson, Randall Jarrell, Wyndham Lewis, Humphrey Searle, and others. There are letters to Sitwell from Gordon Bottomley, Stella Bowen, Roy Campbell, Augustus John, Carson McCullers, Ben Nicholson, George William Russell, Siegfried Sassoon, Stephen Spender, Lytton Strachey, Dylan Thomas, Feliks Topolski, Arthur Waley, Virginia Woolf, and others, dating from 1926 to 1963.
Biography
Dame Edith Sitwell was an English poet.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Bottomley, Gordon, 1874-1948.
Bowen, Stella.
Campbell, Roy, 1901-1957.
Church, Richard, 1893-
Clark, Leonard.
Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974.
Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970.
Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-
Jarrell, Randall, 1914-1965.
John, Augustus, 1878-1961.
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957.
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953.
McCullers, Carson, 1917-1967.
Nichols, Beverly.
Nicholson, Ben, 1894-1982.
Russell, George William, 1867-1935.
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967.
Searle, Humphrey.
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995.
Steloff, Frances, 1887-
Strachey, Lytton, 1880-1932.
Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953.
Topolski, Feliks, 1907-
Waley, Arthur.
Wolfe, Humbert, 1885-1940.
Woolf, Virginia, 1882-1941.
Clark, Leonard. Former owner
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Sitwell
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