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Edith Sitwell, 1887-1964
Literary File, Photography Collection

145 items (2 boxes)

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None

Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The Edith Sitwell Literary File consists of 145 items (photographic prints, half-tone reproductions, postcards) and includes portraits of Edith, Osbert, and Sacheverell Sitwell, Aldous Huxley, John Lehmann, and Pavel Tchelitchew, among others. There are also views of the Sitwell home, Renishaw Hall, and Castello Di Montegufoni, as well as photographic reproductions of paintings by Tchelitchew and several photographic prints of rescued animals. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

Item List

Container Accession / P No. Description
PH:LF:Sitwell, E., Box 1 P1-P7, P8A-P8C, P9A-P9C, P10, P11A-P11H, P12-P13, P14A-P14B, P15A-P15B, P16, P17A-P17E, P18, P19A-P19B, P20A-P20B, P21-P23, P25-P33, P34A-P34B, P35-P36, P37A-P37B, P38-P39, P40A-P40W, P41A-P41D Images of Sitwell alone and with Osbert Sitwell and other people; images of various people, including Aldous Huxley, John Lehmann, Sacheverell Sitwell, and Pavel Tchelitchew; views of the Sitwell home, Renishaw Hall (P40A-P40W), and Castello Di Montegufoni (P41A-P41C).
PH:LF:Sitwell, E., Box 2 P42A-P42T, P43, P46A-P46C, P47-P49, P50A-P50S, P51A-P51G, P53 Images of or pertaining to Edith Sitwell, including more views of Castello Di Montegufoni (P42A-P42T); postcards and photographic reproductions of paintings by Pavel Tchelitchew (P49, P50A-P50S); images of rescued animals (P51A-P51G).
PH:LF:OV Box, Medium P54Portrait of Edith Sitwell being served tea.

Index of Photographers

Ader, Bayerd--P1
Allied Photo Service--P8A-P8C
Beaton, Cecil Walter Hardy, Sir, 1904- --P54
British Broadcasting Corporation--P5, P24
Coster, Howard, 1885-1959--P3
Country Life Limited--P40L-P40W
Cromack (Scarborough, England)--P2
G. Bushell & Son--P51A
Henley Portraits--P51B
Keystone Press Agency Ltd.--P7, P11A-P11H
Lidbrooke (London, England)--P17A-P17E
McClellan Studios--P26, P49
McKenna, Rosalie Thorne--P9A-P9C
Meitner-Graf, Lotte, d. 1973--P37B
Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art--P46A-P46C
Peter A. Juley & Son--P50O-P50S
Planet News Limited--P39
Robinson, Ric--P38
Roth, Sanford, 1906-1962--P10, P12, P16, P24
Studio St. Ives Limited--P48
Telegraph & Star (Sheffield, England)--P21-P22
Underwood, John--P19A-P19B

Edith Sitwell Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 13 June 2007)

Reference queries to: photography@hrc.utexas.edu

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