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THE CHRISTOPHER SYKES PAPERS
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Box: 2 Fold: 7 Baker, Dorothy, 1980 - 1981
01/09/1980 - 06/15/1981

DESCRIPTION: 17 ALSs from Dorothy Baker to CS with carbons from CS. Mostly personal with references to Nancy Mitford and Virginia Woolf. Includes a review of EW's published letters edited by Mark Amory.

Box: 2 Fold: 8 Barlow, Bridget "Biddy"
01/06/1965 - 11/25/1980

DESCRIPTION: 31 ALSs, most of them brief, from Bridget "Biddy" Barlow to CS with carbons from CS. All of the letters personal. References to Max Rheinhart and to a book she is writing.

Box: 2 Fold: 9 Bauer, Yehuda
02/01/1966 - 11/22/1977

DESCRIPTION: 13 ALSs from Yehuda Bauer to CS with carbons from CS. The letters mainly discuss contemporary Israeli affairs, including the Six Days War in 1967. Reference to Crossroads to Israel.

Box: 2 Fold: 10 BBC
10/22/1950 - 09/02/1980

DESCRIPTION: A large group of letters between the BBC and CSconcerning programming for which CS did consulting, writing, editing, adaptations, etc. Most of the correspondence is from the 1960's and 1970's, after Sykes' retirement. Waugh biog, Arab-Israeli, Spes Isrealis.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Beaton, Cecil
01/01/1972 - 10/06/1972

DESCRIPTION: 6 ALSs from Cecil Beaton to CS with carbons from CS and letters from Philip Dosse of Books & Bookmen. Mostly refers to the publication Beaton's diaries, The Happy Years, which Sykes reviewed for B & B.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Beerbohm, Sir Max
11/09/1936 - 09/16/1952

DESCRIPTION: 7 ALSs from Sir Max Beerbohm to Christopher and Camilla Sykes. Most are personal. Reference to a drawing Beerbohm intends to make of Walter Sickert. Includes a postcard from CS to Beerbohm.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Beerbohm, Sir Max - Regarding
03/05/1914 - 04/25/1973

DESCRIPTION: Small group of letters regarding Sir Max Beerbohm. Includes 2 ALS from Sir Mark Sykes to Beerbohm, 1 ALS from Elizabeth Beerbohm, 1 TLS from Rupert Hart-Davis, 1 TLS from the BBC re a tribute of Beerbohm and an essay by CS re Beerbohm and Frank Harris.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Beevar, Sabina (Grisewood)
01/28/1972 - 01/15/1976

DESCRIPTION: 8 ALSs from Sabina (Grisewood) Beevar to CS, many regarding Harman and Margaret Grisewood's divorce.

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Bentinck, Ruth Cavendish
01/28/1953

DESCRIPTION: 6 ALSs from Ruth Cavendish Bentinck to CS, mostly regarding personal matters. 1 ALS from Norman Bentinck.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Berlin, Isaiah
06/27/1952 - 05/24/1968

DESCRIPTION: 9 TLSs and ALSs from Isaiah Berliln to CS. Letters from 1950's dicuss an alliance between the two backing Crossroads to Israel, lettersin the 1960's regard Adam von Trott zu Solz. Includes Sykes' notes from an interview with Berlin. Ref. to David Astor.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Betjeman, Sir John, 1963 - 1966
07/20/1963 - 02/21/1967

DESCRIPTION: 8 ALSs and 2 ACS from Sir John Betjeman to CS mostly discussing architecture of churches. Includes a transcript of CS interviewing Betjeman for a BBC program on Evelyn Waugh.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Betjeman, Sir John, 1972 - 1975
08/22/1972 - 08/11/1975

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALSs and 3 ACSs from Sir John Betjeman to CS, mostly regarding Evelyn Waugh's letters. Includes material on Betjeman's elevation and a poem, possibly by CS, written out by hand and typed.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Betjeman, Penelope, Lady
11/09/1963

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALS from Lady Penelope Betjeman to CS. One letter regards her travels in Iran.

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Bielenberg, Peter and Christabel
06/13/1956 - 02/24/1969

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs from Peter and 4 ALSs from Christabel Bielenberg, all regarding CS's biography of Adam von Trott zu Solz. Includes notes from CS's interview with them.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Birkenhead, Frederick, Earl of and Sheila, Countess of
05/26/1948 - 09/30/1975

DESCRIPTION: 9 ALSs from Frederick, Earl of Birkenhead and 4 ALSs from Shiela, Countess of Birkenhead to CS mostly regarding Birkenhead's biography of Lord Halifax and CS's Tormented Loyalty.

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Bonham-Carter, Violet (Baronness Asquith of Yarnbury)
02/11/1965 - 02/18/1965

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from Violet Bonham-Carter to CS regarding a rebroadcast of a work of hers on BBC.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 Book Choice
10/17/1980 - 05/19/1981

DESCRIPTION: 6 TLS from Sally Emerson at Book Choice to CS regarding the founding of the magazine and a review of EW's letters done by CS.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 Books & Bookmen
11/19/1973 - 10/21/1980

DESCRIPTION: Corespondence between Books & Bookmen and CS mostly regarding book reviews CS did for the magazine. Includes letters form Philip Dosse and Cis Amaral.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 Boveri, Margret A.
10/09/1962 - 11/19/1969

DESCRIPTION: 7 TLSs from Margret A. Boveri to CS regarding Tormented Loyalty. Includes her critique of several chapters.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 Bowra, Sir Maurice
02/02/1965 - 05/06/1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Sir Maurice Bowra to CS (6 May 1967) turning down an offer by CS to be a guest on a BBC program. 1 brief ACS from Bowra to CS (4 Jan 1971). Includes notes on an interview between them about Adam von Trott zu Solz.

Box: 3 Fold: 17 Braun-Vogelstein, Julie
03/25/1965 - 04/02/1971

DESCRIPTION: 13 ALSs from Julie Braun-Vogelstein to CS regarding Adam von Trott zu Solz and CS's Tormented Loyalty.

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Bryan, Joseph, III
02/04/1975 - 09/12/1975

DESCRIPTION: 5 TLSs from Joseph Bryan to CS regarding his book on the life of the Duke of Windsor (Edward VIII).

Box: 3 Fold: 19 Bryant, Sir Arthur
12/08/1953 - 11/07/1969

DESCRIPTION: 7 ALSs from Sir Arthur Bryant to CS regarding EW and Orde Wingate's biographies and Bryant's The Elizabethan Deliverance.

Box: 3 Fold: 20 Burgess, Anthony
03/07/1967 - 03/09/1967

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Anthony Burgess to CS (dated 9 March 1967) regarding a BBC program about EW.

Box: 3 Fold: 21 Burns, Tom, 1946 - 1955
10/18/1946 - 06/16/1955

DESCRIPTION: 6 ALSs from Thomas F. Burns to CS regarding Four Studies in Loyalty, a possible biography of Edward VIII. References to Douglas Jerrold, Maurice Baring and The Tablet.

Box: 3 Fold: 22 Burns, Tom, 1960 - 1971
07/28/1960 - 08/05/1971

DESCRIPTION: 5 TLSs from Thomas F. Burns to CS regarding CS's Albert & Emerald and The Tablet.

Box: 3 Fold: 23 Burns, Tom, 1973 - 1975
02/05/1973 - 12/05/1975

DESCRIPTION: 6 TLSs from Thomas F. Burns at The Tablet regarding Israel's 25th anniversary and reviews CS did for The Tablet. Includes a copy of a letter from Barbara Wall to Burns.

Box: 3 Fold: 24 Burns, Tom, 1976 - 1979
06/13/1976 - 12/06/1977

DESCRIPTION: 4 TLSs from Thomas F. Burns to CS and misc. TLs from The Tablet regarding reviews written by CS for The Tablet and a television adaptation of Nancy Astor's life.

Box: 3 Fold: 25 Burns, Tom, 1980 & Undated
02/22/1980 - 09/18/1980

DESCRIPTION: 2 undated ALS from Thomas F. Burns to CS with misc. correspondence from The Tablet regarding reviews written by Cs for The Tablet.

Box: 3 Fold: 26 Byron, Margaret
01/23/1946 - 01/03/1947

DESCRIPTION: 4 ALSs from Margaret Byron regarding her husband, Robert Byron, and CS's Four Studies in Loyalty. References to Osbert Sitwell.

Box: 3 Fold: 27 Byron, Robert
06/03/1953

DESCRIPTION: 5 ALSs from Robert Byron to CS, many regarding his book, The Birth of Western Painting. References to Four Studies in Loyalty, a trip to Mount Athos and 3 photos of Mosques in Iran.

Box: 3 Fold: 28 Byron, Robert - Regarding
11/26/1946 - 01/23/1951

DESCRIPTION: 9 ALSs from various people about Robert Byron and CS's treatment of him in Four Studies in Loyalty.

Box: 3 Fold: 29 Canfield, Cass
05/01/1957 - 03/06/1973

DESCRIPTION: 15 TLSs From Cass Canfield at Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc. to CS regarding the publication in the U.S. of Orde Wingate's biography, Tormented Loyalty (Troubled Loyalty in the U.S.) and Nancy.

Box: 3 Fold: 30 Caraman, The Rev. Philip, S. J.
04/18/1953 - 10/07/1975

DESCRIPTION: 5 ALSs from The Rev. Philip Caraman, S. J. to CS regarding Two Studies in Virtue and EW's biography. References to The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold and Alec Waugh.

Box: 3 Fold: 31 Carnegie, Mrs. (Guthrie?)
06/28/1970 - 03/08/1975

DESCRIPTION: 9 ALSs from Mrs. Carnegie to CS, mostly personal.

Box: 3 Fold: 32 Carstairs, John Paddy
01/25/1966 - 04/06/1970

DESCRIPTION: 9 TLSs from John Paddy Carstairs to CS and others regarding the BBC program about Evelyn Waugh. Includes a transcript of CS's interview of Carstairs for the show

Box: 3 Fold: 33 Cecil, Lord David
August 28, 1966 - October 11, 1975

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs from Lord David Cecil about EW's biography. Includes notes from an interview of Cecil by CS about Adam von Trott zu Solz.

Box: 3 Fold: 34 Cecil, Lord Robert
07/18/1971 - 01/03/1972

DESCRIPTION: 5 ALSs and 3 TLSs from Lord Robert Cecil to CS regarding the use of German Archives for the writing of Nancy. References to Lady Nancy Astor, Alfred Rosenberg and the Cliveden Set.

Box: 3 Fold: 35 Chandos Literary Trust (Viscount Chandos of Aldershot)
03/24/1961 - 04/04/1978

DESCRIPTION: A large group of letters and accounts for the Chandos Literary Trust of the 1st Viscount Chandos of Aldershot (Oliver Lyttelton), of which CS was appointed New Trustee in 1961. Includes 1 TLS from Chandos.

Box: 4 Fold: 1 Churchill, Randolph
01/24/1965 - 03/07/1967

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLS from Randolph Churchill to CS with letters from Churchill's secretary and carbons from CS regarding a BBC program on Evelyn Waugh. Includes an obituary of Churchill. References to Winston Churchill.

Box: 4 Fold: 2 Clifton, Violet
[1949?] - September 5 [?]

DESCRIPTION: 3 ALSs from Violet Clifton to CS mostly regarding Four Studies in Loyalty. Includes a TMsS of a poem by Clifton, "Love".

Box: 4 Fold: 3 Colefax, Sybil, Lady
11/04/1947 - 04/01/1948

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS and 1 ACS from Lady Sybil Colefax to CS referring to Four Studies in Loyalty. 1 TLS from LIFE magazine to Colefax regarding American publication of Sir Max Beerbohm's works.

Box: 4 Fold: 4 Collier, Patience
09/14/1951 - 08/22/1975

DESCRIPTION: 1 ALS and 1 ACS from Patience Collier to CS regarding Spes Isrealis and Helena.

Box: 4 Fold: 5 Collins Publishers, 1950 - 1969
07/26/1950 - 10/09/1969

DESCRIPTION: 42 TLSs from Collins Publishers to CS regarding the publication of Four Studies in Loyalty, Two Studies in Virtue, Crossroads to Israel, Orde Wingate biography, Tormented Loyalty, Nancy and an intreoduction by CS to a biography of Lawrence of Arabia.

Box: 4 Fold: 6 Collins Publishers, 1970 - 1973
01/16/1970 - 12/13/1973

DESCRIPTION: 38 TLSs from Collins Publishers to CS wioth carbons from CS regarding pulication of Nancy and Evelyn Waugh's biography. References to Crossroads to Israel and the publication of Waugh's diaries.

Box: 4 Fold: 7 Collins Publishers, 1974 - 1975
02/21/1974 - 12/19/1975

DESCRIPTION: 50 TLSs from Collins Publishers with carbons to CS regarding the publication of Evelyn Waugh's biography. References to Crossroads to Israel and the death of Cyril Connolly.

Box: 4 Fold: 8 Collins Publishers, 1976 - 1981
02/03/1976 - 06/23/1981

DESCRIPTION: 32 TLSs from Collins Publishers to CS with carbons from CS regarding republication of Nancy, Evelyn Waugh's biography and Tormented Loyalty. Reference to Pablo Picasso.

Box: 4 Fold: 9 Compton-Burnett, Dame Ivy, 1952 - 1953
11/24/1952 - 12/18/1953

DESCRIPTION: 4 ALSs from Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett to CS wtih a carbon from CS and a review of her work, A Family and a Fortune. Most concern BBC adaptations of her works, A Family and a Fortune, Men and Wives, and Manservant and Maidservant. TLS from Pamela Snow.

Box: 4 Fold: 10 Compton-Burnett, Dame Ivy, 1954
02/24/1954 - 12/09/1954

DESCRIPTION: 5 ALS from Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett to CS regarding the BBC adaptation of her Manservant and Maidservant.

Box: 4 Fold: 11 Compton-Burnett, Dame Ivy, 1955
03/26/1955 - 09/18/1955

DESCRIPTION: 2 ALSs and 3 ACSs from Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett to CS regarding CS's Dates and Parties and the BBC adaptation of her Pastors and Masters.

Box: 4 Fold: 12 Compton-Burnett, Dame Ivy, 1956 - 1957
12/05/1956 - 05/15/1957

DESCRIPTION: 5 ALSs and 2 ACSs from Dame Ivy Compton-Burnett to CS regarding the BBC adaptation of her A Father and his Fate; includes a listeners' survey on the program.

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