Sansom, William, 1912-1976

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Birth 1912-01-18
Death 1976-04-20

Biographical notes:

William Sansom was a British writer of novels, short stories, travel literature, children's literature, biographies, essays, and film scripts.

From the description of William Sansom collection of papers, 1926-1972. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122378637

From the guide to the William Sansom collection of papers, 1926-1972, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.)

English short-story writer. He was also a novelist, essayist, biographer, screen writer, composer-lyricist, and writer of travel books and books for children.

From the description of Autobiography, ca. 1976. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 145435448

From the guide to the William Sansom autobiography, 1976, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Writer of short stories, novels, and travel books who is considered particularly acute in his dissections of London life and scenes.

From the description of Book draft, ca. 1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630419

From the description of Letters and screenplay, 1971. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86171748

From the guide to the William Sansom book draft, 1970, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

English writer.

From the description of Papers, 1969-1972. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122630977

From the guide to the William Sansom papers, 1969-1972, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

English writer, playwright, and lyricist.

From the description of Correspondence, 1968-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122486541

From the guide to the William Sansom correspondence, 1968-1974, (L. Tom Perry Special Collections)

Epithet: writer

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