Scope and arrangement
Originals letters, holographs and typescripts, written primarily to Serge Diaghilev, covering many aspects of his life. The focal points of the collection are letters from Lady Juliet Duff and a group of letters from Lady Rothermere and Lord Rothermere business associates, Ernest Outhwaite and William Luck Warden. These letters show how Diaghilev fiananced his company, particularly the 1928 and 1929 London seasons.|||Among the correspondents are Anton Dolin, P. J. S. Richarson, Ruth Page, Constant Lambert, Cyril Beaumont, Cole Porter, Dorothy Coxon, Rupert Doone, William Walton, Sacherverell Sitwell, Lady Sibyl Colefax, Celia and Saxton Nobel, and Mary Hoyt Wiborg. The arrangement within the series is alphabetical, with separate folders for those with significant amounts of correspondence. The last folder has the list of contents that came with the collection.|||Language of material: English, French, Russian.
The Serge Diaghilev correspondence is arranged in eleven series: