West, Rebecca, 1892-1983
- Existence: 1892 - 1983
Rebecca West (1892-1983), British author, journalist, literary critic, and travel writer.
Found in 18 Collections and/or Records:
The Robert Byron papers consist of correspondence, writings, photographs, drawings, and other material that document his work as a writer and art critic. The papers provide evidence of Byron's travels and writing career as well as his work as a propagandist during World War II.
Two TLS to New Yorker editors Harold Ross and William Shawn, dating from 1948 and 1960 respectively, discussing the Lynskey tribunal inquiry into allegations of corruption among British government officials. Accompanied by a brief ALS from Ross to Shawn.
Four ALS, with two envelopes, and two telegrams dealing chiefly with social engagements and mentioning "Lady Churchill," Laura Riding, Robert Graves, D. H. Lawrence, and George Bernard Shaw.
The David Low Papers contain correspondence, manuscripts of books and articles, illustrated lectures, letters to the editor, speeches, radio and television scripts, published drawings, Christmas and menu cards, and personal papers that document aspects of the life and career of David Low.
The collection documents the life and work of poet and author Dachine Rainer (pseudonym of Sylvia Newman) and her relationships with other literary figures, particularly Rebecca West. Material includes correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs, printed material, and a computer disk.
The collection contains letters to and from West, including extensive correspondences with Emanie Sachs Arling and Doris Stevens, as well as letters from Norman Mackenzie, Sara Tugander Melville, Jonathan Mitchell, Harold F. Rubinstein, and Reginald Turner; miscellaneous writings by West; and correspondence and memorabilia of West assembled by Gordon S. Haight.