University of Delaware Library

Spender, Stephen, 1909-

Stephen Spender letter to Reed Whittemore

1971 May 24


Descriptive Summary

Identification: MSS 099, F817


Creator: Spender, Stephen, 1909-


Title: Stephen Spender letter to Reed Whittemore


Inclusive Dates: 1971 May 24


Extent: 1 item (1 leaf)


Abstract: One letter handwritten by Stephen Spender to Reed Whittemore.


Language: Materials entirely in English.



Citation

MSS 099, F817, Stephen Spender letter to Reed Whittemore, Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, Newark, Delaware.

Shelving Summary

Shelved in SPEC MSS 099

Location

Special Collections Department, University of Delaware Library / Newark, Delaware 19717-5267 / Phone: 302-831-2229 / Fax: 302-831-6003 / URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/

Source

Gift of Doris Grumbach, February 2008.

Processing

Processed and encoded by Anita Wellner, March 2008.


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Biographical Note

Sir Stephen Spender was a British poet, critic and novelist whose work often took on themes of social protest. He was born on February 28, 1909 in London and died on July 16, 1995.

Sources:

"Stephen Spender, Poet of Melancholic Vision and Social Conscience, Dies at 86." The New York Times, July 17, 1995.


Scope and Content Note

One letter handwritten by Stephen Spender to Reed Whittemore, dated May 24, 1971, regarding reviewing books.


Selected Search Terms

Personal Names
Whittemore, Reed, 1919-
Topical Terms
American poetry––History––20th century––Sources.
Form/Genre Terms
Letters (correspondence)
Occupation
Poets.

Detailed Contents List

Stephen Spender letter to Reed Whittemore , 1971 May 24   [Box 54 F817]

1 item (1 leaf)

One letter handwritten by Stephen Spender to Reed Whittemore, dated May 24, 1971, regarding reviewing books.