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Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957



  • Existence: 1882-11-18 - 1957-03-07

Wyndham Lewis (1882-1957), English writer, painter, and critic.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

J. Anthony Denney draft letter to P. Wyndham Lewis, 1935 November

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 18
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Denney asks if Lewis might write a forward to the catalogue for the exhibition, or if he might use Lewis's speech from a previous year for that purpose.
Dates: 1935 November

P. Wyndham Lewis letter to Frank B. Mason, 1934 July 17

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 44
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Lewis accepts Mason's invitation to officiate at the opening of the exhibition, and asks that "before the time comes for doing my stuff you must explain the ritual to me of course!" He proposes further discussions and includes an address.
Dates: 1934 July 17

Printed invitation to James Laver

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 42
Call Number: MSS 54
Scope and Contents: Printed invitation to Sketch Club Exhibition, "by P. Wyndham Lewis," with "James Laver Esq. & Friends" written in invitee field. Marginalia in pencil on back, various names matched with positions including secretary, chair, and treasurer; most unclear.
Dates: 1934-1937

Royal College of Art Sketch Club Collection

Call Number: MSS 54
Overview: The collection includes the correspondence of and with various secretaries of the Royal College of Art (RCA) Students’ Group, or Sketch Club, and contains 79 letters and postcards and 11 draft letters, written between 1934 and 1937. The materials focus primarily on the group’s annual exhibition, and discuss the facilities, invite prominent figures, and solicit donations and judges for special prizes. The letters’ authors include, in addition to the groups’ secretaries, several notable artistic...
Dates: 1934-1937