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THE CHRISTOPHER SYKES PAPERS

The archives of the English novelist Christopher Sykes, friend and official biographer of Evelyn Waugh, include a large group of Waugh letters and comprehensive research files about him. In addition to the extensive family correspondence, with a charming series of rebus letters from his sister Angela Antrim, there are letters from a multitude of literary friends and acquaintances, including John Betjeman, Max Beerbohm, Ivy Compton-Burnett, T. S. Eliot, Graham Greene, Harman Grisewood, Nancy Mitford, Harold Nicolson, Anthony Powell, Osbert Sitwell, and Stephen Spender. The collection also includes considerable research material about Nancy Astor, Robert Byron, and Adam von Trott, subjects of other books by Sykes.

BULK DATES: 1945 - 1981
SPAN DATES: 1945 - 1981

EXTENT: 38 boxes

SERIES


SERIES: 1. Correspondence - individuals


SERIES: 2. Waugh/Sykes Correspondence


SERIES: 3. Waugh Papers (Copies)


SERIES: 4. Correspondence - chronological


SERIES: 5. Sykes Notes and Manuscripts


SERIES: 6. Misc. manuscripts


SERIES: 7. Tax correspondence


SERIES: 8. Mark Sykes Correspondence


SERIES: 9. Oversize materials


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