Skip to main content
COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 1281

Stephen Spender papers concerning The generous days


Drafts, galley proofs, and letters concerning English poet and critic Stephen Spender's The generous days.


  • 1969-1970 and undated

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.


.16 linear feet (1 volume)
Includes 14 letters from Spender to David Richard Godine concerning the publication of The generous days. Also includes typescript draft with autograph corrections and revisions, printer's copy of final draft, galley proofs, printer's sample, and miscellaneous photocopies of The generous days.

Biographical / Historical

Spender was an English poet and critic.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

69M-28. Deposited by David R. Godine, 282 Newton Street, Brookline, Massachusetts 02146; received: 1970 February 4.
Spender, Stephen, 1909-1995. Stephen Spender papers concerning The generous days, 1969-1970: Guide.
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

Houghton Library is Harvard College's principal repository for rare books and manuscripts, literary and performing arts archives, and more. The library's holdings of primary source material are managed by an expert staff and shared with scholars, students and the public in the reading room.

Harvard Yard
Harvard University
Cambridge MA 02138 USA
(617) 495-2440