Sprott, Walter John Herbert, 1897 - 1971 (psychologist)
Dates and places
1897-1971 Felsted School; Clare College, Cambridge; University of Nottingham
Sphere of activity
Psychologist and University Professor
Friend of G. Lytton Strachey and E.M. Forster. Sometime member of the Bloomsbury group.
Found in 25 Collections and/or Records:
Correspondence between E.M. Forster, W.J.H. ('Sebastian') Sprott and others, 1929 - 1965
This sub-series contains two files of correspondence, one between E.M. Forster and W.J. H. Sprott and one between Sprott and others.
Correspondence between W.J.H. Sprott and NGA, 1947-08-11 - 1970-09-10
This file comprises:-
1 autograph letter signed and 2 typed letters signed from W.J.H. Sprott to NGA. 11 Aug. 1947 - 31 Aug. 1970
2 carbon typed letters from NGA to W.J.H. Sprott. 10 Jun. 1970 - 10 Sept. 1970.
Dora Carrington sitting with Lytton Strachey and Sebastian Sprott, 1922 - 1930
Snapshot of Dora Carrington sitting on the left, wearing a white skirt, looking to the right away from the camera. Lytton Strachey reclines in the centre, with his legs crossed and stretched out in front of him. Sebastian Sprott rests on his elbow to the right, with his legs crossed in front of him, and looking towards the camera. They are sitting in a grassy field with trees behind them.
Forster: The Papers of Edward Morgan Forster
Letter from W.J.H. ('Sebastian') Sprott to Lydia Lopokova Keynes, 1956-08-05
1 autograph letter, signed.
Letters from W. J. H. ('Sebastian') Sprott to GHWR, 1938 - 1971
4 autograph letters signed and 11 typed letters signed.
Letters from Walter John Herbert ('Sebastian') Sprott to Clive Bell, 1928 - 1961
3 autograph letters signed. 7 Sep. [1928x9]-1961.
Photocopies of 2 autograph letters signed. 25 Nov. 1956 and undated.
Letters from W.J. H. ('Sebastian') Sprott to J.M. Keynes, 1922 - 1926
3 autograph letters, signed.
Letters from W.J.H. "Sebastian" Sprott to Frances and Ralph Partridge, 1932-08-08 - 1971-08-31
19 autograph letters signed and 4 typed letters signed.
Letters of condolence to Anne Barnes on the death of GRB, 1960-09 - 1960-10
The file includes letters from Noel Annan, John Betjeman, Benjamin Britten, Kenneth Clark, E. M. Forster, Hugh Gaitskell, Stanley Morison, Dennis Proctor, W. J. H. Sprott, R. H. Tawney and Leonard Woolf.
Lytton Strachey sitting with Sebastian Sprott and another man, 1922 - 1930
Snapshot of Lytton Strachey in the centre of the group, reclining with his knees raised. He is wearing a hat and looks to the right towards Sebastian Sprott, who is looking up at him. To the left is an unidentified man looking at the camera and smoking a pipe or cigarette. They are sitting in a grassy field with trees behind them.
Lytton Strachey sitting with W.J. H. Sprott, Gerald Heard and E.M. Forster, 1928
Snapshot of W.J. H. ('Sebastian') Sprott sitting at a table spread with teacups, a teapot and a loaf of bread on the lawn of Ham Spray House. He looks down at a cat lying on his lap. Gerald Heard sits next to him, looking downwards to the right at the cat. Next to him sits E.M. Forster, looking downwards to the left. Lytton Strachey sits to the right, wearing a hat, with is left arm resting on his crossed legs, looking towards the camera.
'Miscellaneous', 1971-03-23 - 1999-03-07
'Prof. W J H Sprott', 1970 - 1971
Correspondence between Donald Parry and W J H 'Sebastian' Sprott, both Forster's executors, concerning Forster's estate.
Ralph Partridge playing darts with Frances Partridge and W.J.H. Sprott, 1930-12-19
Snapshot of Ralph Partridge with his back to the camera at the far end of the verandah of Ham Spray House, looking at a dart board. W.J.H. ('Sebastian') Sprott walks towards the camera away from the board. Frances Partridge stands closest to the camera, writing the score on the wall to the right.
Sebastian Sprott?, 1930 - 1939
Photograph of a man, possibly Sebastian Sprott, crouching on the steps of a grand building, looking back over his shoulder, cigarette in mouth. Dimensions: 8.5 x 5.8 cm. Sleeve 137.
Sebastian Sprott, Alec Penrose and Topsy Lucas, 1925 - 1929
Sebastian Sprott and Alec Penrose standing behind Topsy Lucas seated in deck chair, in corner of a garden. Dimensions: 14 x 8.2 cm. Sleeve 116.
Sebastian Sprott sitting alone, 1922 - 1930
Snapshot of W.J.H. ('Sebastian') Sprott sitting on the verandah wall of Ham Spray House, looking towards the camera. There are plants in the foreground.
Sprott, Heard, Forster and Strachey, 1920 - 1930
W.J.H. [Jack] Sprott, Gerald Heard, E.M. Forster and Lytton Strachey, seated outside around a table at Ham Spray House. Sprott is holding a cat on his lap. Print, 14.1 x 8.5. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names, place and date '192-'. (Sleeve 138)
Sprott, Heard, Forster and Strachey, 1920 - 1929
W.J.H. [Jack] Sprott, Gerald Heard, E.M. Forster and Lytton Strachey, seated outside around a table at Ham Spray House. Sprott is holding a cat on his lap. Print, 14.1 x 8.5. Inscribed on back, by E.M. Forster, with names, place and date 'Is It 20?'. (Sleeve 437)
Sprott: The Papers of Walter John Herbert Sprott
This is a small collection, composed entirely of correspondence with W.J.H. Sprott.
Sydney Waterlow standing with W.J.H. Sprott, Dora Carrington and E.M. Forster, 1928-07
The goings-on in 'the Square', 1930 - 1939
Manuscript verse in the hand of Sebastian Sprott, voicing the complaints of a charlady at the goings-on in 'the Square' [Gordon Square], with, interlined, a reworking by J.M. Keynes to include references to his courtship of Lydia Lopokova Keynes, dancing and 'Mrs. Bell's absence'; with further rewriting and other notes.
The presentation of Frau Ewald's portrait, 1923 - 1925
Letters from W.J.H. Sprott, E. Milner-White and W.H. Macaulay to Mary Ruth Brooke on her presentation of the Frau Ewald portrait of Rupert Brooke to King's College.
W.J.H. Sprott standing on a bridge in Leyden, Holland, 1929-07
Snapshot of W.J.H. ('Sebastian') Sprott standing on a bridge with a river, boats, buildings and trees behind him. He holds a book in his left hand and rests his left elbow on the railing of the bridge. He wears a hat and looks towards the camera.