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Stephen Tennant Papers, 1945-1953
Overview of the Collection
- Tennant, Stephen, 1906-1987
- Stephen Tennant Papers
- 1945-1953 (inclusive)19451953
- 15 Items
- Collection Number
- Cage 4722 (collection)
- Poems, letters and drawings sent to Vita Sackville-West. In the letters, Tennant thanks her for her friendship and appreciation of his work. Healso discusses gardening. Includes one photograph of Tennant inscribed to Vita.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
- Access Restrictions
This collection is open and available for research use.
Biographical NoteReturn to Top
The Honorable Stephen James Napier Tennant (1906-1987) was an English artist and author. He was part of a London social circle popularly known in the 1920s as the Bright Young Things or Bright Young People, and he had many friends and acquaintances in the Bloomsbury set as well.
Content DescriptionReturn to Top
Poems, letters and drawings sent to Vita Sackville-West. In the letters, Tennant thanks her for her friendship and appreciation of his work. Healso discusses gardening. Includes one photograph of Tennant inscribed to Vita. Includes photocopied information about Stephen Tennant collected by Archives staff.
Use of the CollectionReturn to Top
Restrictions on Use
Copyright restrictions may apply.
Stephen Tennant Papers, 1945-1953 (Cage 4772)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.
Administrative InformationReturn to Top
Purchased, in 1089 October, from David J. Holmes, Autographs, 230 S. Broad Street 3rd floor, Philadelphia, PA 19102.
Stephen Tennant Papers, 1929-1977 (Cage 643)
Thomas Balston Papers of the Sitwells, 1924-1960 (Cage 9)
Siegfried Sassoon Papers of the Sitwells, 1918-1957 (Cage 165)
Nina Hamnett Papers, 1914-1953 (Cage 534)
Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell Papers, 1917-1972 (Cage 531)
Ada Leverson Letters from the Sitwells, circa 1920-1935 (Cage 4669)
Edith Sitwell Correspondence, 1922-1964 (Cage 4793)
Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Gardens -- England.
- Sackville-West, V. (Victoria), 1892-1962
- Tennant, Stephen, 1906-1987 -- Archives