W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman Collection, 1929-1976.


Auden, W. H. (Wystan Hugh), 1907-1973. W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman Collection, 1929-1976.

W.H. Auden and Chester Kallman Collection, 1929-1976.

Comprises manuscripts of Auden's literary works, primarily individual poems, some untitled, and collaborative efforts with Chester Kallman, including several versions of the libretto The Bassarids, and outgoing and incoming correspondence. Kallman materials include his own writings, adaptations, and notebooks, including several versions of Panfilo and Lauretta, as well as correspondence. Several letters to Kallman are letters of condolence on Auden's death. Also includes the guest book from their house at Kirchstetten.

5 boxes (2 linear feet)

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