Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, a typescript, and correspondence. The manuscripts and typescript consist of poems by the author and an article by Stephen Spender. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1922 to 1978, to Leonard Clark, David Garnett, Howard Griffin, Samuel Menashe, Humbert Wolfe, and others. There are letters to Warner from David Garnett, Ray Garnett, Cecil Woolf, and John Bagguley, dating from 1924 to 1978.
The Sylvia Townsend Warner collection of papers are arranged in two series: