West, Victoria Mary Sackville ((1892-1962) afterwards Nicolson, poet, novelist and biographer)
Dates and places
1892-1962 Born at Knole, Kent
Sphere of activity
Novelist, poet and creator of gardens
Only daughter of the 3rd Lord Sackville and his first cousin, Victoria. Married the diplomat Harold Nicolson.
Publications include the books 'Knole and the Sackvilles' (1922) and 'The Edwardians' (1930), and poems such as 'The Lands' and 'The Garden', both of which received prizes. Designed gardens at Long Barn and Sissinghurst Castle.
Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:
1 autograph letter, signed.
16 autograph letters signed, 5 typed letters signed, 2 autograph postcards signed to Clive Bell, including 1 autograph postcard signed by Harold, Benedict and Nigel Nicolson. [1926-37].
1 autograph letter signed to Vanessa Bell. .
Photocopies of 19 autograph letters signed, 2 typed letters signed to Clive Bell. 1922-1961, and undated.
3 typed letters signed.
1 autograph letter signed and 2 typed letters signed.
Poem sent as a Christmas card.