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Julian Symons collection of papers

Title
Julian Symons collection of papers, [1929]-1967.
Author
Symons, Julian, 1912-
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600 items.
Subject
Biography (note)
  • Julian Symons was an English novelist, poet, essayist, literary critic, short-story writer, historian, 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. The bulk of the material is from Julian Symons.
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Berg Coll MSS Symons, J
Author
Symons, Julian, 1912-
Title
Julian Symons collection of papers, [1929]-1967.
Summary
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, and correspondence. The manuscripts and typescripts consist of essays, articles, notes for work, poems, synopses, portions of novels, and lectures by the author, as well as poems and articles by Robert Conquest, Eric A. Lockley, Philip O'Connor, Hugh Leslie Perkoff, Hugh Gordon Porteous, Frederic Prokosh, Keidrych Rhys, Francis Scarfe, Ruthven Todd, and George Woodcock relating to the author or previously owned by him.
The correspondence consists of letters by the author, dating from 1938 to 1967, to Cyril Connolly, Harold Fisher, Graham Greene, Geoffrey Grigson, and others, as well as a letter relating to the author, dated 1943 from Derek S. Savage to the editors of the Partisan Review. There are letters to Symons from Chatto & Windus in London, Robert Conquest, Eyre & Spottiswoode in London, Harper & Bros. in New York, Herbert B. Mallalieu, Samuel French Morse, Philip O'Connor, George Marion O'Donnell, George Orwell, Hugh Leslie Perkoff, Hugh Gordon Porteous, Guy Pritchett, Frederic Prokosch, Keidrych Rhys, Laura Riding, Derek S. Savage, Francis Scarfe, Lancelot de Giberne Sieveking, Wallace Stevens, Ruthven Todd, Henry Treece, Gladys Weeks, and others dating from [1929] to 1967.
Biography
Julian Symons was an English novelist, poet, essayist, literary critic, short-story writer, historian, and biographer.
Indexes
Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
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Connolly, Cyril, 1903-1974.
Conquest, Robert.
Fisher, Howard (W. Howard)
Greene, Graham, 1904-1991.
Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-
Lockley, Eric A.
Mallalieu, Herbert B., 1914-
Morse, Samuel French, 1916-
O'Connor, Philip.
O'Donnell, George Marion, 1914-
Orwell, George, 1903-1950.
Perkoff, Hugh Leslie.
Porteous, Hugh Gordon.
Pritchett, Guy.
Prokosch, Frederic, 1908-
Rhys, Keidrych.
Riding, Laura, 1901-1991.
Savage, D. S. (Derek S.)
Scarfe, Francis, 1911-
Sieveking, Lancelot de Giberne.
Stevens, Wallace, 1879-1955.
Todd, Ruthven, 1914-
Treece, Henry, 1911-1966.
Weeks, Gladys.
Woodcock, George, 1912-
Symons, Julian, 1912- Former owner
Chatto & Windus (Firm)
Eyre & Spottiswoode.
Harper & Brothers.
Research Call Number
Berg Coll MSS Symons, J
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