Edward Upward: Material of Biographical Interest

Scope and Content

Various items of biographical interest, including:

  • photographs of Upward;
  • copies of The Reptonian school magazine in which Upward's early poetry (and the poetry of Christopher Isherwood) first appeared;
  • material relating to Upward's 'educational tour' (in 1932) of the U.S.S.R. and to his membership of (and subsequent resignation from) The Communist Party of Great Britain;
  • lecture notes (politics, 'modern poetry');
  • and correspondence course materials for the National Council of Labour Colleges.

Conditions Governing Access


Not Public Record(s)