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Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: February 28, 1909-July 16, 1995

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

 

John Betjeman collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 675
Overview: The John Betjeman collection documents the personal and professional life of John Betjeman between 1908 and 1990, with the bulk of material dating between 1936 and 1984. The collection provides evidence of Betjeman's career as a writer and broadcaster and consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, newspaper clippings, audiovisual materials, and a small number of candid photographs. The collection traces Betjeman's creative process through initial scribblings in his notebooks to more...
Dates: 1908-2002, bulk 1936-1984

Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection

 Collection
Call Number: MS 148
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and other papers of Alfred Bingham, social reformer, writer, founder and editor of Common Sense, lawyer, and politician. Included are his personal papers, consisting of diaries, writings and correspondence, much of the latter being with individuals and organizations prominent in the reform movements of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1960s. Also included are the business and correspondence files of Common Sense, and files relating to...
Dates: 1905-1979

Joseph Brodsky papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 613
Overview: The Joseph Brodsky Papers document the life and work of Russian-born poet, essayist and Nobel Laureate Joseph Brodsky, with a particular emphasis on the time period of his residence in the United States (1972-1996). The papers consist of correspondence, writings, personal papers (including legal, medical and financial records), audiovisual material, teaching material, student papers, newspaper clippings and printed ephemera, spanning the years 1890-2004, with the bulk of the material dating...
Dates: circa 1890-2004, bulk 1972-1996

Decision Magazine papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 176
Overview: Correspondence, drafts of articles and poems, legal documents, press releases, clippings and other papers of the magazine which was published in New York from January 1941 to February 1942 under the editorship of Klaus Mann. Correspondents and writers include W.H. Auden, André Gide, Sir Julian Huxley, Christopher Isherwood, Heinrich Mann, Thomas Mann, William Carlos Williams and Stefan Zweig. Also in the papers is the proof for an unpublished article by Vladimir Nabokov, "Soviet Literature...
Dates: 1940-1942

"Errors of Fact and Misreading of Texts in Stephen Spender: A Portrait with Background by Hugh David (Heinemann, 1992)", 1993

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 481, Folder: F-6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Article, typescript (photocopy), describing errors in Hugh David's biography of Spender.
Dates: 1993

Hound & Horn records

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 458
Overview: The Hound & Horn records contain correspondence, drafts of writings, financial records, and ephemera relating to the literary quarterly. The records feature original letters from well-known Modernist era authors during the tenure of the journal from the late 1920s through mid 1930s, including Bryher, Jean Cocteau, E. E. Cummings, René Daumal, T. S. Eliot, Ernest Hemingway, François Mauriac, Marianne Moore, Ezra Pound, Stephen Spender, Gertrude Stein, Robert Penn Warren, William Carlos...
Dates: 1925-1940

"Late Stravinsky Listening to Late Beethoven", [ca. 1978]

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 481, Folder: F-7
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Poem, proof, with holograph changes.

Changes were not incorporated in the poem as published in his Recent Poems.
Dates: [ca. 1978]

Letter : Columbia, S.C., to Stephen Parks, 1982 Feb 12

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 481, Folder: F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Letter : Levanto, Golfo de Spezia, to [Geoffrey?] Grigson, Jun 27

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 481, Folder: F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS stating his opinion of Rainer Maria Rilke and discussing his own current work.
Dates: Jun 27

Letters : to Herbert Mitgang, 1984-88, n.d.

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 481, Folder: F-8
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS and one TLS, with three envelopes, from Stephen Spender to New York Times editor Herbert Mitgang, mentioning publication and reception of The Temple (1988) and other topics.
Dates: 1984-88, n.d.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 829
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, diaries, writings, childhood, school and college materials, housekeeping and social records, reports, memoranda and correspondence from the many organizations in which Anne Morrow Lindbergh took an active interest. Also included are voluminous mail from members of her reading public and memorabilia, both objects sent by admirers and items collected by her on her travels. The death of Charles Lindbergh in 1974 is documented by mail from friends, members of...
Dates: 1906-1997

Dwight Macdonald papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 730
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed material, photographs, audiotapes, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Dwight Macdonald. Macdonald's literary career, political activities, teaching and speaking engagements, and personal life are detailed. Major subjects represented in the papers include: communism and the Trotskyite movement, journalism and publishing, American social and political life (1920s-1970s), pacifism, and the...
Dates: 1865-1984, bulk 1920-1978

Margaret Marshall papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 10
Overview: The papers contain personal correspondence, correspondence concerning The Nation and the American Men of Letters series, drafts of her autobiography and other writings, and personal papers.
Dates: 1805-1980 (inclusive), bulk 1930-1974

Material formerly classified here has been recataloged as Uncat MS Vault File

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 481, Folder: F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC

Alan Pryce-Jones papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 513
Overview: The Alan Pryce-Jones papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts and printed versions of writings, family papers, diaries, financial papers, scrapbooks, photographs and other personal papers.Series I., Correspondence, includes letters from literary colleagues and acquaintances, family, and friends. It documents Pryce-Jones's career as a writer and editor, including many substantive letters from other writers and editors about their work. It also documents his family history, family...
Dates: 1857-2000, bulk 1915-1990

"Returning to Vienna", [ca. 1947?]

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 481, Folder: F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two typescripts, carbon, with minor holograph corrections; and proofs, some heavily corrected in holograph.
Dates: [ca. 1947?]

The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Selected, edited, and introduced by Stephen Spender Illustrated with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. Cambridge: Limited Editions Club, 1971., 1971

 Item — Volume: Moss no. 91
Call Number: MSS 17 Series II
Scope and Contents: Designed by John Dreyfus and printed at the University Printing House in Cambridge by Brooke Crutchley, Printer to the University. Forty-six engravings [Bain nos. 165-210]. Edition of 1500 copies signed and numbered by Shirley Smith of which this is copy no. 793. Quarter bound in leather with orange book cloth boards impressed with oval relief (60 mm) portrait of Shelley. Slip case. A copy of The Monthly Letter of the Limited Editions Club (December, 1971, no. 450) laid in. The...
Dates: 1971

The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Selected, edited, and introduced by Stephen Spender Illustrated with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. Norwalk, CT, Heritage Press, 1974., 1974

 Item — Volume: Moss no. 93
Call Number: MSS 17 Series II
Scope and Contents: Designed by John Dreyfus in 13 point monotype Bembo. Reprint of the Limited Editions Club edition of 1971. Bound in blue book cloth, front cover die-stamped with 55 x 44 mm stylized papyrus plant motif; endpapers printed with enlarged detail of Shirley Smith's 'Flowery Wreath' [Bain no. 180]. Slip case. A copy of the Heritage Club Sandglass describing The Poems of Shelley laid in. There is a variant of the Heritage Press edition binding with plain white endpapers and boards printed...
Dates: 1974

The Poems of Percy Bysshe Shelley. Selected, edited, and introduced by Stephen Spender Illustrated with wood engravings by Richard Shirley Smith. Norwalk, CT, The Easton Press, 1974., 1974

 Item — Volume: Moss no. 94
Call Number: MSS 17 Series II
Scope and Contents: Collector's Library of Famous Editions. Reprint (probably run with the Heritage Club edition) on cream-white vellum-finish paper from the Finch-Pruyn mill of Glen Falls, New York. Printed and bound by Lake Book, John F. Cuneo Co., Melrose Park, IL. Bound in gilt-stamped full maroon leather embossed with a floral pattern designed by George Herrick, gold moiré silk endpapers, satin marker ribbon and gilt edges. A copy of The Collector's Library of Famous Editions describing The Poems of Shelley...
Dates: 1974

Edmund Wilson papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 187
Overview: The collection consists of correspondence, literary manuscripts, subject files, financial records, photographs, and personal and family papers documenting Wilson's life and work. The papers span the years 1829-1986, encompassing early family documents through materials concerning posthumous publication of Wilson's books and journals. The bulk of the collection dates from the beginnings of Wilson's literary career, ca. 1920, through his death in 1972.Series I, Correspondence, contains...
Dates: 1829-1986, bulk 1920-1972