Dame Edith Sitwell Collection 1904-1964 (bulk dates 1918-1960)

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Dame Edith Sitwell Collection 1904-1964 (bulk dates 1918-1960)

Manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, page and galley proofs, photographs, address books, and financial and legal records document the life of modernist poet and author Dame Edith Sitwell. The bulk of the collection is comprised of handwritten and typed manuscripts of works, including criticism, screenplays, lectures, poetry, and prose by Edith Sitwell as well as drafts, correspondence, notes, and fragments found within 348 notebooks.

113 document boxes, 1 oversize box, 24 galley folders, 2 flat files (47.46 linear feet)

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