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Cyril Vernon Connolly papers, 1912-1974

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-002

Scope and Contents

This artificial collection was begun in 1976 with the acquisition of Connolly's library, which contained some manuscript materials. Gradually, further manuscripts and Connolly specific books were added. Literary critic, editor of Horizon magazine, and writer, these papers document Connolly's life and career

Dates

  • 1912 - 1974

Creator

Language

These materials are in English.

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Cyril Vernon Connolly was born in Coventry, England on September 10, 1903. He was a literary critic and a writer. For nine years, he was a literary editor of the "Horizon." He wrote the book,"Enemies of promise, " in 1938. He died on November 26, 1974.

Extent

795 Linear Feet (42 boxes, 6763 books.)

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor. Books cataloged into print collection.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase
Title
Cyril Vernon Connolly papers, 1912-1974
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2016 August
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
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