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Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1887-09-07 - 1964-12-09

Edith Sitwell (1887-1964), British poet and critic.

Found in 29 Collections and/or Records:

Aspects of modern poetry

 Unprocessed/Unavailable
Call Number: 2022-osb-0016

William Rose Benét Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1100
Scope and Contents: The William Rose Benét papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, printed material, and personal and family papers documenting the life and work of American author and editor William Rose Benét. The collection spans the years 1847 to 1957, with the bulk of the collection dating from roughly 1900 to 1950.

Collection material is chiefly in English; with some material in French, Italiana, Russian, and Hebrew.
Dates: 1847-1957, bulk 1920-1950

Book review of The people's album of London statues, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 270, Folder: 3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript book review, signed, of Osbert Sitwell and Nina Hamnett’s book The People's Album of London Statues. Accompanied by a printed copy of the January 1929 issue of Arts & Crafts, which contains Edith Sitwell’s review.
Dates: undated

Bryher papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 97
Overview: The papers document the personal life and literary career of Bryher. Her extensive correspondence includes letters from H. D., Robert MacAlmon, Kenneth MacPherson, Norman Holmes Pearson, Sylvia Beach, Norman Douglas, Horace Gregory, Islay Lyons, and Edith Sitwell, and from many other figures in the fields of literature, psychoanalysis, and film. There are manuscripts of many of her works, including fragments of an unpublished volume of autobiography; financial and personal papers; material...
Dates: 1812-1980, bulk 1911-1978

Robert Byron Papers

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 605
Overview: 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.
Dates: 1757-2010, bulk 1909-1941

"Death of a giant", undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 263, Folder: 7
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript poem, signed, titled “Death of a Giant”. Also includes a photograph of Sitwell, taken by an unidentified photographer.
Dates: undated

"Eventail", undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 270, Folder: 9
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript poem, signed, titled “Eventail”.
Dates: undated

H. D. Papers

 Collection
Call Number: YCAL MSS 24
Overview: The papers document the personal life and literary career of H. D. Major correspondents include Richard Aldington, Bryher, Helen Wolle Doolittle, Robert McAlmon, Brigit Patmore, Norman Holmes Pearson, George Plank, and Ezra Pound. There are manuscripts of many of her works, including Her (1927), The Walls Do Not Fall (1944), Helen in Egypt (1961), and her memoir End to Torment (1958). The collection also contains personal papers, subject files, and photographs, including items related to the...
Dates: 1887-1977

Frederick R. Koch collection

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 601
Overview: The Frederick R. Koch Collection consists of musical, literary, and historical materials collected by Frederick R. Koch, principally through purchases at public auctions, 1979-1986. Including individual items, concentrations of related materials, and several extensive archives, the collection is a broad and deep resource for study of the lives and works of a range of composers, authors, and other historical figures.Most materials are music manuscripts, literary manuscripts, drawings, and...
Dates: 1640-1983

Letter : 22, Pembridge Mansions, Moscow Road, W.2., London, England, to Mr. Behrman, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 270, Folder: 6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, praising the play Broadway.
Dates: undated

Letter : 22, Pembridge Mansions, Moscow Road, W.2., London, to Charles Ballantyne, 4 College Place, Kinnerton Street, Knightsbridge, London, 1926 January 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 263, Folder: 8
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, inviting Ballantyne to tea on Saturday. With envelope.
Dates: 1926 January 4

Letter : 22, Pembridge Mansions, Moscow Road, W.2., London, to Sacheverell Sitwell, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 263, Folder: 9
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript letter, signed, saying that she received a cablegram from Osbert Sitwell informing her that an apology from Noël Coward is on its way.
Dates: undated

Letter : 8358 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood 46, California, to [Alan] Clodd, 1954 Feb 15

 Part of Collection — Box: 75, Folder: GROUP 3019, F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, enclosing Sitwell's tribute to Dylan Thomas.

Accompanied by printed version of article from The Atlantic Monthly.
Dates: 1954 Feb 15

Letter ; London, to Ernest Newman, London, 1926 May 4

 Part of Collection — Box: 75, Folder: GROUP 3019, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, with envelope, thanking Newman for his review of William Walton's Façade, and discussing Walton, her poetry, Osbert Sitwell, and performance of the work by reciters Neil Porter and Constant Lambert.
Dates: 1926 May 4

Letter : Renishaw Hall, Sheffield, to Kirk Askew., 1947 October 20

 Part of Collection — Box: 75, Folder: GROUP 3019, F-4
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS, discussing books by Dali and Guggenheim.
Dates: 1947 October 20

Letters : Renishaw Hall, Sheffield, to Kirk Askew, 1946

 Part of Collection — Box: 75, Folder: GROUP 3019, F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Three ALS, chiefly about Pavel Tchelitchew.
Dates: 1946

Letters : to the Secretary and Librarian of the London Library, 1945 December 3, 1946 January 5

 Part of Collection — Box: 263, Folder: 6
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Two autograph manuscript letters, signed, apologizing for misplacing three library books and saying she will pay to have them replaced.
Dates: 1945 December 3, 1946 January 5

Letters : to William Kean Seymour, 1920, undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 270, Folder: 10
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Five autograph manuscript letters, signed, discussing travel plans, the Christmas season, and Sacheverell Sitwell’s illness. Sitwell also provides Seymour with a critiqu of his poetry. Also includes an autograph manuscript letter, signed, from Sitwell addressed to Mrs. William Kean Seymour inviting the Seymours to visit on Wednesday to say goodbye to Sitwell’s brothers, Osbert Sitwell and Sacheverell Sitwell.
Dates: 1920, undated

"Miss Lettybun and the Satyr's Child", undated

 Part of Collection — Box: 270, Folder: 8
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript poem, signed, titled “Miss Lettybun and the Satyr's Child”.
Dates: undated

The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MSS 52
Overview: The Frederick and Rose Plaut Papers consist mainly of photographs taken by the German-American recording engineer and photographer Frederick Plaut (1907-1985). Correspondence and other papers relating to Plaut and his wife are also included.
Dates: 1907-1986 (inclusive)