Sylvia Sprigge papers
Correspondence with Bernard Berenson, working papers for Sprigge's biography of Berenson, photographs, drawings, and printed material.
- circa 1947-1959
Language of Materials
Collection in English and Italian.
Conditions Governing Access
There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.
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Extent5 linear feet (4 boxes)
The bulk of the collection is comprised of correspondence with Bernard Berenson, Nicky Mariano, and others and the working papers for Sprigge's biography of Berenson (published 1960). Other materials include photographs, drawings, and printed materials.
Biographical / Historical
Sylvia Sprigge (1903-1966), journlaist and translator, was correspondent for the Manchester Guardian in Italy from 1943-1953. Sprigge met Berenson in 1945.
Minimally processed into the following series: I. Correspondence II. Compositions III. Compositions by others IV. Notes and research materials V. Printed materials and photographs
Immediate Source of Acquisition
98M-52. Purchased with Louis J. Appell, Jr. Fund for British Civilization in the Harvard College Library and the Amy Lowell Fund, 1998
Processed by Ashley Nary, 2017.
- Sprigge, Sylvia, 1903-1966. Sylvia Sprigge papers, circa 1947-1959 (MS Eng 1814): Guide.
- Houghton Library, Harvard University.
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