Letters to Richard Adams Romney, 1942-1967.


Letters to Richard Adams Romney, 1942-1967.

Letters to Richard Adams Romney from Leonard Bernstein, Paul Cadmus, David Horner (including one sent on his behalf from Osbert Sitwell), Christopher Isherwood, Pavel Tchelitchew, and John van Druten (the largest group of letters). The letters, mostly from the mid-1940s, concern Romney's friendships with these men, who write to him (often addressing him as "Twig") with advice and news of other friends.

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