Spender, Stephen Harold, Sir, 1909 - 1995 (Knight, poet and critic)
Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:
Copy of an early edition of Auden's 'Poems' published by Spender, together with two letters from Auden to Spender and Spender's eulogy of Auden. Documents regarding the donation are included.
This file comprises:-
8 autograph letters signed and 1 typed letter signed from Stephen Spender to NGA. 31 May  - 14 Dec. 1993
1 carbon typed letter from NGA to Stephen Spender. 2 Oct. 1975
1 carbon typed letter from NGA to Prof. J.F. (Frank) Kermode. 8 Jun. 1971
Manuscript note by NGA regarding Stephen Spender.
Colour photograph of GHWR running across a villa courtyard in Corfu, Greece. Dimensions: 8.8 x 8.8 cm. Sleeve 162.
1 autograph letter signed.
2 typed letters signed (1 co-signed by Stephen Spender).
10 autograph letters signed. The letter dated 8 Oct. 1930 encloses early typescript drafts of 'What I Expected' and 'Unemployed' (see 'Collected Poems' (Faber: London, 1985), pp. 24, 45). The letter dated 2 May 1988 encloses a photograph of Stephen Spender taken in the 1930s, annotated on the reverse by John Lehmann, 26 Oct. 1937.
5 autograph letters signed.
This file contains correspondence from such individuals as Stephen Spender, cuttings and photocopies of reviews, and administrative letters with the publisher. 'Other People' covers diaries Sept. 1963 - Dec. 1966.
The issue includes contributions by Louis MacNeice, Stephen Spender and Anthony Blunt, and was edited by Louis MacNeice. The cover was designed by John Hilton (see Louis MacNeice: 'The Strings are False', 1965, p. 28).
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