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Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Blackburn
Literary manuscripts of Thomas Blackburn, with some correspondence and other material.
The items in this collection relate to Thomas Blackburn's personal life, his career as a poet and his teaching career. Comprises: typescripts, autograph manuscripts and other papers relating to Thoma...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Heath-Stubbs
Literary manuscripts of John Heath-Stubbs, with some letters to George Barker and other related material.
This collection includes manuscript and typescript drafts and poems, examples of published works, an audio recording and correspondence by John Heath-Stubbs. The majority of the poems and drafts are a...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Kirkup
Literary papers and correspondence of James Kirkup, with related material.
Comprises: Material acquired in 1964, namely, autograph manuscript and typescript drafts and copies of poems composed by James Kirkup between ca. 1955 and 1964, including 8 letters and 8 press cutting...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Brown
Literary papers and correspondence of Wayne Brown, with related material concerning the sculptor Edna Manley.
Comprises: manuscript and typescript drafts of poems collected in Brown's first poetry collection, On the Coast (1972); manucript and typescript drafts of miscellaneous poems by Brown dating to the 19...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Poetry and Audience
Collection of typescript and manuscript drafts of poems by various authors originally published in 'Poetry and Audience'.
This collection contains typescript and manuscript drafts of poems by 33 authors, submitted for publication in the Leeds student literary magazine 'Poetry and Audience.' Also included is a small amoun...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Redgrove
Literary Papers of Peter Redgrove
This collection comprises autograph manuscript notebooks, scrapbooks and other literary papers of the poet Peter Redgrove. Includes proofs and example of published works, papers relating to a student ...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Hill
Literary papers and correspondence of Geoffrey Hill, with some related material.
This collection represents the archives of the poet Geoffrey Hill. The archive comprises items relating to Hill's poetry from the late 1940s to his 2007 collection A Treatise of Civil Power, in additi...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Turner
Autograph manuscript drafts for the poem 'Train of thought' by William Price Turner, with a signed typescript of the final version and some correspondence.
William P. Turner
Comprises: Autograph manuscript and typescript drafts for Turner's poem 'Train of thought', two of which are entitled 'Dark circles', with many manuscript revisions to the text, together with his sign...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Crossley-Holland
Literary papers of Kevin Crossley-Holland with some related correspondence and publications.
This collection of the literary papers and correspondence of Kevin Crossley-Holland represents the wide range of his interests and achievements. It covers his own poetry, translations and re-tellings ...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Mills
Literary papers of Paul Mills, with three of his publications.
This collection comprises autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, critical work and plays by Paul Mills, including 3 notebooks with drafts of plays and poetry. There are also examples of ...
Collection: MS 1720
Papers and correspondence relating to the Poetry Room of the School of English, University of Leeds.
This collection comprises papers and audio recordings relating to the Poetry Room, formerly part of the School of English at the University of Leeds. It incorporates correspondence and other papers re...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Scannell
Literary papers of Vernon Scannell, together with an autograph letter.
Comprises: Literary papers of Vernon Scannell dated 1963-1966, including autograph manuscripts and revised typescripts of eight poems, together with a press cutting from the Sunday Times for 29 Januar...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Wright
Autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of thirteen poems by David Wright, with a letter to Paul Potts
This collection comprises autograph manuscript and typescript drafts of seven poems by David Wright.
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Glover
Archive of material relating to "Sixty One: a magazine of the arts" and the Leeds Student Arts Festival 1966, compiled by Jon Glover.
This collection contains items relating to the poet Jon Glover, and in particular his time as a student at Leeds University. It includes poem and short story drafts, correspondence, and administrative...
Collection: Brotherton Collection MS 20c Smith
Literary papers of Ken Smith
The original boxes were numbered but it was not always easy to read the number. Original Box 1: - File folders containing: papers, including correspondence and press cuttings, relating to book Insi...
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