Sykes, Christopher, Papers

The papers of the English novelist Christopher Sykes, friend and official biographer of Evelyn Waugh, include a large group of Waugh letters and comprehensive research files about him. In addition to the extensive family correspondence, there are letters from a multitude of literary friends and acqu...

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Main Authors: Sykes, Christopher, 1907-1986 (Author), Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966 (Author), Greene, Graham, 1904-1991 (Author), Grisewood, Harman, 1906- (Author)
Format: Kit
Language:English
Created: Washington, D.C. : DigitalGeorgetown, 2013.
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Summary:The papers of the English novelist Christopher Sykes, friend and official biographer of Evelyn Waugh, include a large group of Waugh letters and comprehensive research files about him. In addition to the extensive family correspondence, there are letters from a multitude of literary friends and acquaintances, including John Betjeman, Max Beerbohm, Ivy Compton-Burnett, T. S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Nancy Mitford, Harold Nicolson, Anthony Powell, Osbert Sitwell, and Stephen Spender. The collection also includes considerable research material on Nancy Astor, Robert Byron, and Adam von Trott.
Item Description:Collection title devised by cataloger.
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Physical Description:18 linear feet (38 boxes).