||Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine, 1886-1967
||1952–1 Jan. 1953
|Extent and Medium
||4 bifolios + covers, plus 1 sheet; paper; pages hand-sewn with coloured decorative paper cover
||Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives
|Content and context|
Siegfried Sassoon was born at Weirleigh in Kent and served in the First World War with the Royal Welch Fusiliers. He was the author of numerous works of poetry and prose. He died in 1967.
A collection of 14 poems, handwritten by Sassoon and bearing his monogram. Fair copy with occasional corrections.
Poems: 'Apologia', 'The Tasking', 'Another Spring', 'An Epitome', 'The Best of It', 'The Worst of It', 'The Half Century', 'Neighbours', 'A Reunion', 'Not Guilty', 'Human Bondage', 'Can it be...', 'The Offering' and 'Two Twinklings'.
With a related letter from Sassoon to 'Tommy' [H. M. Tomlinson], Heytesbury, 1 Jan. 1953.
Purchased, November 2006.
Access and Use|
Please cite as Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, Wonted Themes, MS Add.9773
Cambridge University Library holds numerous other collections relating to Sassoon, including MSS Add. 7935, 7973/S3-S77, 8276, 8483-94, 8538-39, 8541, 8633 (Box 9), 8889, 8905/2/3/44-59, 8905/10/S/1-S22, 9375, 9454, 9608, 9700, 9724, 9784/191-194, 9792, 9852, 9877 and 9926, MSS Microfilm 11283-7, and Rare Books classmarks CCC.39.24, CCC.39.47, CCC.39.48, Keynes.J.1-Keynes.J.4 and Syn.7.91.43(1)-(3).
Catalogued by Emma Saunders, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives, April 2012.
|Sassoon, Siegfried Loraine (1886-1967) poet and author|
|Tomlinson, Henry Major (1873-1958) Writer and Traveller|
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