Wystan Hugh Auden manuscripts, 1936-1960
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.”
- 1936 - 1960
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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 Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright.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.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Collection shelved on 3rd floor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Wystan Hugh Auden manuscripts, 1936-1960
- Milissa Burkart
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
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