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Material relating to prose works, 1927-1963

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9852/7

Scope and Contents

This section contains a variety of loose notes and notebooks used by Sassoon to draft prose and includes subsections for his works 'The Old Century & Seven More Years', 'The Weald of Youth' and 'Siegfried's Journey'. NB. A notebook containing some brief notes on 'Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man' (at MS Add.9852/7/1/4) has been catalogued under 'The Old Century' series as it contained loose drafts of that book.


  • Creation: 1927-1963


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8 volume(s) (8 volumes)

14 folder(s) (14 folders)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

For draft notes on Sassoon's autobiography, see also MS Add.9852/6/6, folios /44v-45r.

Repository Details

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