Burgess at an unidentified location in America

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 3104 AB/ARCH/F/1/11
  • Former Reference
      GB 3104 5.16 (AB.P.4.51); 5.18 (AB.P.4.62); 5.25; AB.P.4.54; F.9 (AB.P.4.50); F5 (AB.P.4.53); F6 (AB.P.4.55)
  • Dates of Creation
      1971
  • Physical Description
      7 photographic prints. Dimensions (inches): 10x8. [Black and white]

Scope and Content

Images include:

1) Burgess outside an unidentified building;

2) Burgess relaxing on a sofa;

3) Burgess reading Poems of St John of the Cross, translated by Roy Campbell with preface by Martin Charles D'Arcy S.J.;

4) Burgess playing the piano, in conversation with an unidentified person;

5) Burgess sitting on the sofa next to an unidentified person while reading a document / score.

Photographer: Frank E. WORTH.

Administrative / Biographical History

During the early 1970s, Burgess made frequent excursions from his house in Bracciano in Italy to the USA and Canada. (Between 1972 and 1973, Burgess held a teaching post at City College, New York, and travelled around North America during this period.)