Sitwell, Sir Francis Osbert Sacheverell, 1892-1969 (5th Baronet Sitwell and author)
- Existence: 1892 - 1969
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Booklet entitled 'Cecil Beaton's Photographs and Paintings. An Appreciation by Osbert Sitwell', 1927
Originally enclosing money and a booklet on photographs by Cecil Beaton.
Chiefly letters of thanks to Meynell for presentation copies. Among the writers are John Arlott, Sydney Cockerell, Alfred Fairbank, Rupert Hart-Davies, Richard De la Mare, and Osbert Sitwell.
Journal, 15 May 1924-31 July 1924 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Journal, 9 Dec. 1925-9 June 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Journal, 10 June 1926-12 Dec. 1926 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Journal, 13 Dec. 1926-11 Mar. 1927 (with some later annotations and scoring out in Siegfried Sassoon's hand)
Back in London, missing Glen [Byam Shaw] but busy writing, Blunden coming to visit, going with the Sitwells for a weekend at Stephen Tennant's country house, Salisbury.
Letter addressed from 23 Campden Hill Square, 21 June 1927-24 June 1927 (year inferred from context)
His letters to Festing Jones a substitute for his journal-writing; also descriptive accounts of a party attended with Frankie Schuster and of various social engagements, with comments on the Sitwells and [his first] meeting with Stephen Tennant.
Descriptive account of a return visit to London and of a dinner party at Osbert [Sitwell]'s, with diagram of seating arrangements and sketch of diners entitled 'We discuss Arnold Bennett'. Includes mention of Robert Graves' poetry getting 'steadily duller'.
Recounting Sassoon's travels with Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell. Enclosing a photograph mounted on card.
Letter from Violet Woodhouse (38 Brompton Square, Sloane, London) to Siegfried Sassoon, 14 June 1928
Thanking Sassoon for sending a book of his poems ['The Heart's Journey'] and inviting him to visit to hear her play.
Letter giving news (had spoken at the Literary Society of University College [?London]; had dined with Osbert [Sitwell]; was due to dine with H.G. Wells). With two enclosures.
Letter to Siegfried Sassoon from Osbert Sitwell (Renishaw Hall), Jan. 1944 (marked 'Sunday'; date inferred)
On Shaw's wartime activity, Osbert [?Sitwell], his latest book of poems and life with George; with drawing of 'Uncle Adolphus'. A letter from Osbert Sitwell is enclosed.
Originally inserted in the notebook at MS Add.9852/2/2 between folios /40-41.
Photograph of Sassoon, Osbert and Sacheverell Sitwell, [?Max Meyerfield] and Nellie Burton, 8 Sep. 1927
Printed on a postcard from Berlin.
Giving news of his travels, Osbert and Sachie [Sitwell] charming and considerate companions, travelling on to Budapest.
Giving news (of Sam Behrman; is 'sweating away at Memoirs'; visited Weirleigh; re Thomas Hardy's death). With three enclosures.
Entitled 'Weekly Westminster from May 22nd 1922'