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Sacheverell Sitwell fonds
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- Sitwell, Sacheverell
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2.0 m of textual records
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Sacheverell Sitwell (1897-1988), author and critic, was born in England and served in a Guards regiment during World War I (1914-1918). He established a reputation as an art critic with his studies of the Baroque while also writing novels and poetry. His major titles include, 'Southern Baroque art,' (1924), 'German Baroque art,' (1927), 'The people's palace,' (1918), 'The dance of the quick and the dead,' (1964) and other titles. In all, he published eighty books.
This material was purchased from Bertrand Rota Booksellers during the period, 1971-1975. It was transferred to the York University Archives from the Rare Book Department, Scott Library, York University in 1976.
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The fonds consists of notebooks, galley proofs and typescripts for several of Sacheverell Sitwell's works.
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The fonds comprises the following accession: 1976-033. No further accruals are expected.
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2002/04/08 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/08 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/05/06 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in access restrictions, accruals.
2014/07/22. Last updated
2018/03/30 KCP. Added GMD, and published.
2018/11/15 KCP. Uploaded legacy finding aid.