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Box 1


Contains 13 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence to Siegfried Sassoon, 1916-1934

 Series — Box: 1 1
Scope and Contents Siegfried Lorraine Sassoon (1886-1967) was a British poet and prose writer. His best known works include some one hundred poems that expose the horror of the trenches and protest the continuation of World War I. After the war, Sassoon also produced a series of autobiographical works. The partially fictionalized Memoirs of a Fox-Hunting Man won both the Hawthornden Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. Three more autobiographical works, including...

Works by Lady Ottoline Morrell, 1916 and 1938

 Series — Box: 1 2
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Both items are short essays composed by Lady Ottoline. "Garsington" is a typewritten description of her feelings and hopes for her new country home. The second item is a printed copy of a February 1, 1936, diary entry. Entitled a "Farewell Message" it was reprinted, along with a 1903 photograph of Morrell, by her husband on the occasion of her death in 1938. These items are arranged chronologically.

Photographs, 1902-1920s

 Series — Box: 1 3
Scope and Contents The photographs in this series depict both Lady Ottoline Morrell and a number of her literary friends. The three earliest pictures, all taken around 1900, are individual shots of Morrell. At least one of these was taken in 1902 on her honeymoon. The other three, showing her daughter Julian as well as such literary friends as Siegfried Sassoon, Lytton Strachey, Dorothy Brett, Augustine Birrell, Aldous Huxley, H. R. L. Sheppard, Bertrand Russell, Clive Bell, and, perhaps, Frank "Toronto"...