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Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1886-09-08 - 1967-09-01

biographical statement

Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, CBE, MC was an English poet, writer, and soldier. Decorated for bravery on the Western Front, he became one of the leading poets of the First World War.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Siegfried Sassoon collection, 1919-1955

 Collection
Identifier: 1981-001
Scope and Contents This is an artificial collection comprised from several purchases. It includes correspondence, dating from 1931 to 1934, between Sassoon and Thomas Balston of Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd., Morchard Bishop, Raymond Mortimer and Arthur Waley, as well as writings including 8 individual autograph poems, a galley proof of This Glib Garland (1931), and drafts, mock-up, and proof copy of Poems by Pinchbeck Lyre (1931). Also included is a 1920 studio portrait of Sassoon inscribed to him by J.B....
Dates: 1919 - 1955

Siegfried Sassoon correspondence regarding a gift for Robert Bridges's 80th birthday

 Item
Identifier: 2000-006
Content Description Letters written primarily to Siegfried Sassoon in response to Sassoon's call for monetary donations for a gift of a clavichord (to be constructed by Arnold Dometsch) in honor of the Poet Laureate, Robert Bridges, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.
Dates: 1924 - 1929