Siegfried Sassoon Papers of the Sitwells, 1918-1957  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Sassoon, Siegfried
Title
Siegfried Sassoon Papers of the Sitwells
Dates
1918-1957 (inclusive)
Quantity
1 container., (.5 linear feet of shelf space.), (333 items.)
Collection Number
Cage 165
Summary
Letters, clippings, postcards and pamphlets received from Edith, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell containing comments on English literary and social life. Included is a catalog of Cecil Beaton's work containing an appreciation by Osbert Sitwell.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Languages
English
Sponsor
Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.


Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The collection consists of letters, clippings, postcards and pamphlets received by Siegfried Sassoon from Edith, Osbert and Sacheverelle Sitwell containing their comments on the English literary and social scene. Included is a catalog of Cecil Beaton's paintings and photographs which contains an appreciation by Osbert Sitwell.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item Description]. Cage 165, Siegfried Sassoon Papers of the Sitwells . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

Letters from Edith SitwellReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
1
17 items.
undated
2
1 item.
1921
3
7 items.
1926
4
29 items.
1927
5
28 items.
1928
6
6 items.
1929
7
18 items.
1930-1935
8
5 items.
1952-1957
9
Envelopes
52 items.

Letters from Osbert SitwellReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Folder
10
26 items.
undated
11
47 items.
1918-1929
12
15 items.
1930-1939
13
22 items.
1941-1949
14
Envelopes
31 items.

Letters from Sacheverell Sitwell and other letters and papersReturn to Top

Miscellaneous clippings, cut sheets and publications. Includes: Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, 1904-. Cecil Beaton: a catalogue of his paintings and photographs. [London, n.d.]. 11 p. front. port. Lists Cecil Beaton's photographs and paintings, with an appreciation by Osbert Sitwell (pp. 5-7). [not in Fifoot], undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Folder 16

15 items.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Personal Names :
  • Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 --Archives (creator)
  • Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, Sir, 1904-
  • Sitwell, Edith, Dame, 1887-1964
  • Sitwell, Osbert, 1892-1969
  • Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-
  • Occupations :
  • Poets, English--20th century--Correspondence