Victor Cassidy Collection of Laura (Riding) Jackson Letters,1973-1984

Collection Number: 6317

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Victor Cassidy collection of Laura (Riding) Jackson letters, 1973-1984.
Collection Number:
6317
Creator:
Victor Cassidy
Quantity:
.2 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Consists of letters sent by Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy, in which she commented on his biography of Wyndham Lewis. The letters also discuss her own work as well as other authors', including Robert Graves, Nancy Cunard, and T.S. Matthews.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Victor Cassidy is an author and scholar of Wyndham Lewis. Laura (Riding) Jackson was a poet, critic, and author best known for her association with the Fugitives in the Thirties, for her literary partnership with Robert Graves, and as the editor of Epilogue.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Consists of letters sent by Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy, in which she commented on his biography of Wyndham Lewis. The letters also discuss her own work as well as other authors', including Robert Graves, Nancy Cunard, and T.S. Matthews.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cassidy, Victor.
Cunard, Nancy, 1896-1965.
Graves, Robert, 1895-
Jackson, Laura (Riding), 1901-
Lewis, Wyndham, 1882-1957.

Subjects:
American literature--20th century.
Authors, American.
Authors, English


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Victor Cassidy collection of Laura (Riding) Jackson letters, #6317. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy
Mar. 14-Dec. 7, 1973
Box 1 Folder 2
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy (cont'd)
Jan. 5-Dec. 25, 1974
Box 1 Folder 3
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy (cont'd)
Feb. 6-June 18, 1975
Box 1 Folder 4
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy (cont'd)
July 3-Nov. 30, 1975
Box 1 Folder 5
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy (cont'd)
Jan. 23-Dec. 19, 1976
Box 1 Folder 6
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy (cont'd)
Jan. 1-June 10, 1977
Box 1 Folder 7
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy (cont'd)
June 11-Dec. 8, 1977
Box 1 Folder 8
Laura (Riding) Jackson to Victor Cassidy (cont'd)
Jan. 5, 1978-Nov. 27, 1984