Edward Upward: Material of Biographical Interest

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      GB 58 Add MS 89002/3
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      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000083.0x00017b
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      15 folders

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.

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