Skip to main content

Correspondence of Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, and related items

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10382

Scope and Contents

Correspondence between Siegfried Sassoon and Dennis Silk, together with poems, verse dialogues, newspaper cuttings, photographs and related items. The letters date between 1953 and 1967. They are from Sassoon, and addressed from Heytesbury, unless otherwise stated. A few were addressed jointly to Dennis and Diana Silk. There are three letters from Dennis Silk to Sassoon, and letters from a few other correspondents are included as enclosures.


  • Creation: 1918-2012 (bulk 1953-1967)



0.01 cubic metre(s) (1 box) : Paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 2021.

Related Materials

Other letters from Silk to Sassoon are found in MSS Add.7935, 8889, 9375 and 9852. An outline of collections of Sassoon material held by the Cambridge University Library Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, with links to online catalogues, is at

Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
West Road
Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom