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Len Weaver collection of Siegfried Sassoon

 Unprocessed
Identifier: 1981-001

Content Description

The Len Weaver collection of Siegfried Sassoon collection is organized into 3 series: Series 1: Correspondence consists of 17 handwritten letters (dating from 1931-1934) between Sassoon and Thomas Balston of Gerald Duckworth & Co., Ltd., Morchard Bishop, Raymond Mortimer, and Arthur Waley. Series 2 consists of 8 individual handwritten poems, a galley proof of This Glib Garland. A Pseudo-Sequence. (1931) and autograph mock-up of preliminary pages; autograph drafts of poems, autograph mock-up, and proof copy of Poems by Pinchbeck Lyre. (1931). Series 3 consists of a 1920 studio portrait of Sassoon inscribed by him to J.B. Pond; two small photos of SS; a photo of Sassoon and wife, Hester; group photo of the Heytesbury Cricket Club, 1935, featuring Sassoon and wife, Hester; and a photo of Sassoon's Wiltshire home, Haus Heytesbury.

Acquisition Type

Purchase

Restrictions Apply

No

Dates

  • 1920 - 1934

Creator

Extent

18 Linear Feet (1 half sized box. (Linear feet includes the bibliographic collection.)) : Shelved on 3rd floor.