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Wystan Hugh Auden manuscripts, 1936-1960

 Collection
Identifier: 1982-003

Scope and Contents

The W. H. (Wystan Hugh) Auden papers include a production copy of the script for The Ascent of F6 used for the 26 Feb 1937 production at the Mercury Theatre; a portion of the script written in the hand of actor Evan John who portrayed the Abbot to be used as a director's prompt copy, together with Stuart Latham's explanation of the above; a musical score for voices; a letter from Auden to Latham, press cuttings and other material relating to the play. Also included in the collection is a complete typescript draft, with revisions, of poems collected in Homage to Clio, a collection published in 1960; along with typescript drafts of the poems “Crisis,” “The Geography of the House,” “Love Letter,” “September 1939,” “Since you are going to begin to-day,” and “The Territory of the Heart.”

Dates

  • 1936 - 1960

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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Source

Title
Wystan Hugh Auden manuscripts, 1936-1960
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
2016-06
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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
918-631-2496
918-631-5022 (Fax)