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Waley, Arthur David, 1889-1966



  • Existence: 1889-08-19 - 1966-06-27


English orientalist and sinologist.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Siegfried Sassoon collection, 1919-1955

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

Waley, Arthur, 1946

Identifier: 1988.012.1.221
Scope and Contents

Ellmann queries Waley regarding Waley's translation of the Noh plays when Pound began to work on Fenellosa's papers; other topics related to W.B. Yeats.

Dates: 1946