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Spender, Sir Stephen Harold (1909-1995) Knight, poet

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Surname: Spender
Pretitle: Sir
Forenames: Stephen Harold
Gender: Male
Date: 1909-1995
Title: Knight
History: Poet and critic. Professor of English. Fighter in the Spanish Civil War. Knighted 1983.
Biography: ODNB link for Spender, Sir Stephen Harold (1909-1995) Knight, poet
References: Who Was Who; NCA Rules
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P275844 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P155537 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Sir Stephen Harold Spender
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
1945-1949: Professor J T Randall: 1947 tour to Switzerland, 1948 tour to Norway, lecturing on...
The National Archives, Kew
2
literary papers
State University of New York: Buffalo State College
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
3
papers
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2010
4
literary papers
University of California Library, Berkeley
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
5
1928-63: letters (138) from TS Eliot
Northwestern University Library
6
1926: MS of poem 'The Self-Unfeigning'
Oxford University: University College Archives
NRA 30229 Univ Coll Oxford
7
notebooks (5)
University of Texas at Austin: Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center Library
See Creative Century exhibition catalogue, 1964
8
account by Spender of errors and misreadings in Hugh David's "Stephen Spender: a portrait with background" (1992)
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual return 1994
9
1938: literary MSS
Wichita State University Library
See NUC MS 92-3167
10
1934-70: corresp, literary MSS and papers (20 items)
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See NUC MS 83-987
11
1950-63: corresp and literary MSS
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
See NUC MS 92-2776
12
additional papers incl material rel to Natasha Spender and Ray Litvin
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2011
13
1951: address on European unity
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 41138
14
1928-73: letters, etc to WH Auden
New York Public Library: Manuscripts and Archives Division
15
1939-76: corresp with Lord Clark
Tate Gallery Archive
NRA 32463 Clark
16
1956-62: corresp with Victor Gollancz
Warwick University: Modern Records Centre
NRA 40639
17
1941-75: corresp (56 items) with Sir Julian Huxley
Rice University: Woodson Research Center
NRA 27261
18
corresp with Christopher Isherwood
Huntington Library
See The Times 11/5/99
19
letters to Elizabeth Jennings
Georgetown University: Special Collections, Lauinger Library
See Descriptive Catalog 1996 p84
20
1967-1984: letters to Jack W Lambert
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 41271
21
1972-80: letters (24) to the London Magazine
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
22
1930-88: letters (11) to GHW Rylands, incl some draft poems
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
NRA 42463 Rylands
23
1954-58: corresp (12 items) with JB Singer
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
NRA 29127 Singer
24
c1940-69: corresp (28 items) with Leonard Woolf
Sussex University Library Special Collections
NRA 42924
25
c1930-39: corresp (12 items) with Virginia and Leonard Woolf
Sussex University Library Special Collections
NRA 19479 Woolf
26
1960: correp and statements rel to trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 39438
27
1924-1995: collected journalism
British Library, Manuscript Collections
See Annual Return 2017

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