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Sansom, William, 1912-1976



  • Existence: 1912-1976

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

William Sansom autobiography

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1532
Scope and Contents Holograph of an unpublished short story, "The Countess," on 13 loose foolscap pages. The work includes revisions and deletions and was the last the author completed. Autobiographical material is contained in a quarto notebook. In is handwritten and includes revisions, deletions and marginal notes.
Dates: 1976

William Sansom book draft

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS SC 1566
Scope and Contents Typed manuscript of an essay entitled "Christmas in Germany." The item describes the peculiar customs and celebrations at Christmastime in Germany including its Protestant aspects, Catholic aspects, and pre-Christian traditions.
Dates: 1970

William Sansom correspondence

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS SC 655
Scope and Contents Holograph letters and postcards; printed book (photocopy). Collection consists of correspondence written to Diana Graves concerning his health, methods of composition, and other personal matters. Includes a photocopy of his The Get Well Quick Coloring Book.
Dates: 1968-1974

William Sansom papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1977
Scope and Contents Fifteen typewritten short stories with handwritten corrections, a script for a television play, essays, photographs, and articles. The materials document some of Sansom's writing career.
Dates: 1969-1972