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Correspondence and papers concerning a volume of tributes to mark the eightieth birthday of Siegfried Sassoon
Correspondence and related papers concerning a volume of manuscript tributes compiled by Rupert Hart-Davis and Dennis Silk for presentation to Siegfried Sassoon on the occasion of his eightieth birthday. There are letters between the compilers discussing progress with the volume, and between Silk and a selection of those invited to contribute. The related items include photographic copies of some of the contributions.
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.
Ten letters from Edmund Blunden to Siegfried Sassoon, with one from Blunden to Dennis Silk and one from Clare Ross to Sassoon.
- Poetry 2
- Cricket 1
- Religious poetry 1
- Roman Catholicism 1
- Blunden, Edmund Charles, 1896-1974 (poet) 1
- Davis, Sir Rupert Charles Hart-, 1907-1999 (publisher and editor) 1
- Keynes, Geoffrey Langdon, Sir, 1887 - 1982 (Knight, surgeon and bibliophile) 1
- Rosfelt, Alf, fl. 1971 (writer of a thesis on the poetry of Siegfried Sassoon) 1