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Sitwell, Edith, 1887-1964



  • Existence: 1887-09-07 - 1964-12-09

OBE British poet and critic and the eldest of the three literary Sitwells.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Phonodisc collection, 1924-1978

Identifier: 1978-013
Scope and Contents An artificial collection containing 45 rpm discs, 78 rpm discs, 10 inch discs, 12 inch discs, thirty-four 33 1/3 rpm discs, and one 10.5" reel mono recording.
Dates: 1921 - 1978

Sitwell collection, 1923-1980

Identifier: 1987-001
Scope and Contents The collection consists of original manuscript material of Edith Sitwell, including 30 letters to Zosia Kochanski, wife of noted Polish violinist Paul Kochanski. An additional 45 letters from Osbert Sitwell to Zosia Kochanski, and one letter from Georgia Sitwell to Mrs. Kochanski, and four letters from David Horner discussing Edith and Osbert are included.Also included in the collection is material and correspondence relating to two biographies of Edith Sitwell: Geoffrey Elborn's...
Dates: 1923 - 1980

Sitwell, Edith, 1946 - 1955

Identifier: 1988.012.1.194
Scope and Contents Exchange regarding arrangements to meet in London; Sitwell's visit to the US; US Department of Justice Immigration and Naturalization Service petition to import Dame Sitwell as a nonimmigrant alien of distinguished merit. Includes two black and white photo-postcards featuring exterior views of Renishaw Hall.
Dates: 1946 - 1955

Sitwell, Edith

Identifier: 1988.012.1.212
Scope and Contents From the File: Contents generally include: biographical information and drafts (often in multiple versions) of Ellmann's bio-commentary on each poet; selected poems by each author, photocopied from published sources; press cuttings of articles; rights and permissions to reprint poems; lists of corrections; and fragments of page proofs.
Dates: 1837 - 1990