Duncan Grant Letter, 1943 March 25

Overview of the Collection

Grant, Duncan, 1885-1978
Duncan Grant Letter
1943 March 25 (inclusive)
.05 linear feet of shelf space, (1 folder)
Collection Number
Cage 5077 (collection)
Letter from Duncan Grant to Stanley Unwin, about Grant's art work used for the book jacket of "Monkey" by Arthur Waley.
Washington State University Libraries' Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections (MASC)
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman, WA
Telephone: 509-335-6691
Access Restrictions

This collection is open and available for research use.


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Duncan Grant was an English artist and member of the Bloomsbury group.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

This collection consists of a single item: an autograph letter, signed (1 page), from artist Duncan Grant to publisher Stanley Unwin of Allen and Unwin, dated March 25, 1943. The letter concerns Grant's original drawing for the book jacket of Arthur Waley's book "Monkey," and its subject, an unnamed "lady," to whom Grant gave the drawing when Unwin returned it to him.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Copyright restrictions may apply.

Preferred Citation

Duncan Grant letter to Stanley Unwin, 1943 March 25

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

The Washington State University Libraries purchased this item from Jon S. Richardson Rare Books in 2016 (MS.2016.04).

Processing Note

Cheryl Gunselman processed this collection in 2016.

Related Materials

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections has several works of art by Duncan Grant, as well as other archival collections related to the Bloomsbury group.

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Personal Names

  • Grant, Duncan, 1885-1978 -- Correspondence -- Selections (creator)