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Siegfried Sassoon papers

Call Number: GEN MSS 768
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of correspondence, writings, photographs, a scrapbook, and other papers by or related to Siegfried Sassoon. Spanning from the beginning of the first World War to Sassoon's death in 1967, the papers document his writings, including the novel Sherston's Progress, the poetry collections Satirical Poems and The Heart's Journey, and other works.

Conditions Governing Access

The materials are open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Siegried Sassoon Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of William S. Reese (Yale 1977), 2007 and 2015.


Organized into two groupings: November 2007 Acquisition; and January 2015 Acquisition.

1.46 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Related Names
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967
Language of Materials