Robert Graves collection of papers

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Collection Data

This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, notebooks, legal documents, portraits, and pictorial works. The manuscripts and typescripts include poems, some transcribed by Sir Edward Howard Marsh; plays, essays, notes for works, and criticism. The correspondence includes letters from the author, dating from 1914 to 1972, to T. I. F. Armstrong, Juanita and Sven Berlin, Sir Edward Howard Marsh, James Burton Pond, Michael Roberts, Siegfried Sassoon, the literary agency J. B. Pinker and Son, and others. There are letters to Graves from Cecil Day-Lewis, Walter de la Mare, Geoffrey Grigson, Herbert Mitgang, Siegfried Sassoon, Louis Untermeyer, and others, dating from 1922 to 1970.
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 (Creator)
Berlin, Sven (Addressee)
Casey, Juanita (Correspondent)
Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972 (Author)
De la Mare, Walter, 1873-1956 (Author)
Gawsworth, John, 1912-1970 (Correspondent)
Grigson, Geoffrey, 1905-1985 (Author)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Transcriber)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Addressee)
Mitgang, Herbert (Author)
Pond, James B. (James Burton), 1838-1903 (Addressee)
Roberts, Michael, 1902-1948 (Addressee)
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 (Author)
Untermeyer, Louis, 1885-1977 (Author)
Doubleday & Company, Inc. (Former owner)
James B. Pinker and Sons (firm) (Addressee)
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 (Author)
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985 (Addressee)
Marsh, Edward Howard, Sir, 1872-1953 (Former owner)
Sassoon, Siegfried, 1886-1967 (Addressee)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1914 - 1975
Library locations
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature
Shelf locator: Berg Coll MSS Graves
Graves, Robert, 1895-1985
legal documents
Biographical/historical: Robert Graves was a British poet, novelist, translator, and writer of ballads, children's literature, essays, librettos, and literary criticism.
Content: Inventory list and card catalog available in repository.
Ownership: Many of the the materials were formerly owned by Sir Edward Howard Marsh and Doubleday & Co.
Acquisition: This is a synthetic collection, created from materials acquired through gift and purchase from various sources.
Content: Processing information: Processed by Staff; Machine-readable finding aid created by Lynn Lobash and Nina Schneider.
Physical Description
Extent: 1,123 items
Type of Resource
Still image
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b15922524
MSS Unit ID: 19197
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 4e5120a0-b763-0139-df95-0242ac110005
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