Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975.


Wyndham Lewis collection, 1877-1975.

Manuscripts, correspondence, photographs, printed material, graphics, and bound manuscripts by, to, or about Wyndham Lewis, covering all aspects of his career and life. Includes one of two known proof copies of his novel The Roaring Queen, which was withdrawn before publication; unpublished novels, short stories, essays, and notebooks; and manuscripts and notes for Lewis's published books The Apes of God, Self Condemned, The Human Age (including Childermass, Malign Fiesta, Monstre Gai, and a synopsis of the projected fourth volume which Lewis never wrote), Mrs. Duke's Millions, The Red Priest, Rotting Hill, Rude Assignment, and The Writer and the Absolute. Also included are diaries of Lewis's wife, G. Anne Hoskyns Lewis, from 1953-1967, and Civil War reminiscences of his father, Charles Edward Lewis. Letters include correspondence with Ezra Pound, and transcriptions of letters between Lewis and his mother, while he was at the front during World War I; letters from members of his father Charles Edward Lewis's family, dating back to the 1870's, which describe life in upstate New York and Ontario; and many letters between Wyndham Lewis and other writers and publishers. Correspondents include Richard Aldington, Michael Ayrton, Lewis's lover Iris Barry, Clive Bell, Roy Campbell, Lord Kenneth Clark, T.S. Eliot, Roger Fry, Stuart Gilbert, Geoffrey Grigson, Ernest Hemingway, R.D. Jameson, Augustus John, Hugh Kenner, Charles Edward Lewis, Wyndham Lewis's mother Anne Stuart Lewis, his wife G. Anne Hoskyns Lewis, Archibald MacLeish, Marshall McLuhan, Naomi Mitchison, T. Sturge Moore (photocopies), Frederick Morgan, Dorothy Pound, Ezra Pound, C.H. Prentice, I.A. Richards, Sir John Rothenstein; Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell; Stephen Spender, Julian Symons, Tambimuttu, Allen Tate, H.G. Wells, and W.B. Yeats. The collection also includes two letters from Lewis to James Joyce.

44 linear ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7906515

Cornell University Library

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