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Major Accessions to Repositories in 1995 relating to Literature

National, Special and University

University of Birmingham, University Library, Special Collections Department

  • David Tipton (b1934), poet and author: papers rel to
  • Laurence Alma-Tadema, writer: letters (3) to G H Boughton 1898
  • Geoffrey Grigson, poet and critic: letter to Mr Stephens 1973
  • Patric Dickinson, poet and playwright: letters (2) to John Hammond 1975 and letter to Charles Osborne 1966

University of Bristol, University Library

  • Penguin Books Ltd, publishers, London: addnl books files
  • Regina vs Penguin Books Ltd, trial of Lady Chatterleys Lover: papers for the defence, incl proofs of witnesses, corresp with Michael Rubinstein, solicitor 1960 (DM 1679)

British Library

  • J R R Tolkien (1892-1973), author: letters (49) to his grandson Michael Tolkien (Add 71567)
  • Samuel Butler, philosophical writer: notebook 1883-84 (Add 71695)
  • Sir Terence Rattigan (1911-1977), playwright: manuscript of Ross
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne, poet: manuscripts of poems c1890 (Add 71870)
  • Anna Wickham (1884-1947), poet: papers (Add 71877-71896)
  • T S Eliot (1888-1963), poet and playwright: letter to Mrs Hans Kurath and papers rel to a translation of his Murder in the Cathedral (Add 71581 G, 71694)
  • George Barker (b1913), poet: notebooks (Add 71696-71699)
  • Ouida (Marie-Louise de La Ramde): corresp rel to (Add 71581 J)
  • Aldhelm, bishop of Sherborne: two leaves of the earliest extant copy of his De Virginitate 9th cent Latin with 10th cent Old English gloss (Add 71687)

University of Cambridge, Cambridge University Library

  • Sir Owen Seaman, editor: letters to Margery Sharp 1926-28 (Add 8856/205-218)
  • Frances Cornford, poet: letters (24) to Sir Edward Marsh 1915-51 (Add 9280)
  • David Hopkins, clergyman: English prize poem Delphi 1809 and other English and Latin verse in different hands (Phillipps MS 22708) (Add 9304)
  • Peter Ackroyd, writer: letters (5) to Ian Patterson and unpublished poems (3) 1971-72 (Add 8856/230-237)
  • Joseph Brackenbury, poet and clergyman: authors interleaved copy of Natale solum and other poetical pieces with many addnl poems 1810 (Add 9330)

University of Cambridge, Churchill Archives Centre

  • Sir William John Halley (1901-88), Director General, BBC, Editor of The Times: diaries, corresp and press cuttings (HALY)

Kings College Library, Modern Archive Centre

  • Julian Hereward Bell, poet (addnl): poetry and letters to Helen Soutar 1929-31 (MISC)

University of Dublin, Trinity College Library

  • Cathal Sndair (b1922), writer, civil servant: papers incl designs by the publishers (in printed form) for covers of his books, a xerox copy of his Leabhar na Laethe (an almanac for each day of the year in Irish (10818-19)
  • George MacBeth (1932-1993), poet and novelist: papers rel to his time in Ireland incl photographs, childhood diaries and memorabilia (10843-4)
  • Mervyn Wall (b1908), writer and novelist: papers (10856)
  • Frances Feehan, music critic, wife of Mervyn Wall: papers (10857)

University of Edinburgh, University Library

  • Tom Scott: letters (106) to him rel to Scottish literary matters 1956-81 (E95/2)
  • Christopher Murray Grieve, poet "Hugh MacDiarmid": letters (73) to John Laidlaw and Jean White 1921-23, 1948-78 (E95/22); letters (9) to Meic Stephens 1972-74 (E95/23); letters to Jozsef Szili 1958-70 (E95/59)

University of Glasgow, University Library

  • Edwin Morgan, poet: papers incl letters, poetry readings, reviews, and talks 1988-91 (4584)
  • Ronald Lean: papers incl poetry, documents rel to Glasgow University and papers rel to his father Robert Lean (4594)
  • Brano Goetz: letters and unpublished poems c1933-48 (4643)
  • Thomas Burke: papers, mainly unpublished literary works 1976- (4642)

University of Liverpool, University Archives

  • Liverpool Italian Literary Society, Liverpool: minutes 1920-63 (D680)
  • Dante Alighieri Society, Liverpool: minutes 1964-68 (D680)

University of London, University Library

  • Frances Khan, writer: poetry 20th cent (ULL MS 947)
  • Opal Whiteley (?1897-1992), alias Francoise DOrleans, American writer: papers (ULL MSS 948 and 949)
  • John Masefield (1878-1967), poet laureate: watercolours and drawing, photographs and papers rel to him (ULL MSS 951-956, 966-967)

University of Manchester, John Rylands University Library of Manchester

  • L P Hartley (1895-1972), novelist (addnl): papers incl corresp, school essays and notebooks, newscuttings, and writings rel to Hartley
  • Adam Johnson (1964-1993), poet: personal papers and papers and audio tapes rel to his poetry
  • Conversations With Critics: recordings and transcripts of interviews, conducted by Nicolas Tredell, with a variety of cultural and literary commentators incl Catherine Belsey, Terry Eagleton, AS Byatt, Marina Warner, Brian Cox and Robert Hewison
  • Dawson Jackson (c1910-1995), poet: poems, diaries and corresp, incl papers of Joan Hart, Jacksons wife, an author and Carcanet editor

Museum of Welsh Life

  • Owen R Williams (Eos Gwynant): manuscript notebook c1924-50 (3673/1-14)

National Library of Ireland

  • Patricia Lynch (1898-1972), writer and journalist, and R M Fox (b1899), writer and journalist: corresp, literary and other papers
  • Richard Power (1928-1970), writer: literary papers

National Library of Scotland, Department of Manuscripts

  • George Bruce, broadcaster and poet: corresp and papers (addnl) 1944-95 (Acc 11260)
  • Robert Burns, poet: letter to Mrs Frances Wallace Dunlop 1792-3 (see Christies, London, 29 June 1995, lot 314) (Acc 11233)
  • Burns Begg family: letters and photographs (addnl) c1790-20th cent, mostly rel to Robert Burns, poet (Acc 11193)
  • Canongate Press, publishers: records, incl corresp 1972-94 (Acc 11197)
  • William Douglas-Home, playwright: literary manuscripts, corresp and papers (addnl) 1946-91 (Acc 11222)
  • Lines Review, literary periodical: editorial corresp 1989-95 (Acc 11219)
  • Eneas Mackay, publisher, Stirling: corresp and papers c1929-45 (Acc 11252)
  • Aonghas MacNeacail, poet, writer and broadcaster: manuscripts, corresp and papers 1972-95 (Acc 11223)
  • Nigel Tranter, novelist: literary papers (addnl) 1957-93 (Acc 11170)
  • Kenneth White, poet: literary corresp and papers 1976-95 (Acc 11211)

National Library of Wales, Department of Manuscripts and Records

  • Dannie Abse, poet and playwright: addnl literary papers 1955-93 (Dannie Abse Papers)
  • John Dyer, poet and artist: miscellaneous notes, incl draft poems c1722-56 (MSS 23294-7)
  • Lady Charlotte Guest, collector and translator of the Mabinogion: journals 1824-91 (Lady Charlotte Guest Manuscripts)
  • Emyr Humphreys (b1919), novelist, poet and playwright: manuscripts and papers (Emyr Humphreys Manuscripts and Papers)
  • Richard Llewellyn (1906-83), novelist: literary manuscripts and corresp (Richard Llewellyn Papers)
  • Caradog Prichard (1904-1980), poet and novelist: addnl papers (Papurau Caradog a Mati Prichard)

University of Newcastle, The Robinson Library

  • Mary Moorman (d1994), biographer of Wordsworth, daughter of G M Trevelyan: corresp and papers, incl letters from her father; Trevelyan, Arnold and Ward family papers [NB papers rel to Wordsworth divided with Wordsworth Library, Dove Cottage, Grasmere, Ambleside, Cumbria LA22 9SG]

University of Nottingham, University Library, Manuscripts Department

  • Coventry Patmore (1823-96), poet: addnl papers, incl proofs, working notes, corresp (ACC 1365)

University of oxford, Bodleian Library

  • Robert Devereux, 2nd Earl of Essex, statesman, poet: letter to Penelope Rich (MS Don c 188)
  • William Congreve, poet: verses entitled Faded Delia (MS Don d 197)

University of Reading, University Library

  • Independent Publishers Guild: records incl minutes c1980-90s
  • Logan, publishers (addnl): contracts 1906-86
  • Random House, publishers (addnl): records of Jonathan Cape Ltd, publishers, Chatto & Windus, publishers, and Bodley Head, publishers c1980-90s
  • Routledge, publishers (addnl): records c1980-89
  • Brian Aldiss, writer: typescipts, notebooks and other papers
  • Roy Horniman (1872-1930), writer: mss of novels, short stories and plays
  • Edward J OBrien (1890-1941), writer and editor: working papers rel to The Best Short Stories series and to his own books, MS of unpublished biography by Roy Simmonds
  • Ewald Osers, translator: corresp with John Lehmann 1941-46
  • J C Trewin, theatre critic, writer: notebooks, reviews, misc papers

University of Warwick, Modern Records Centre

  • Sir Victor Gollancz (1893-1967), publisher: addnl personal papers (MSS 157)

Local Repositories in England

Birmingham Central Library

  • David Hart, poet and arts administrator: diaries, note books, literary MSS and personal papers c1955-92 (MS 1892)

Cumbria Record Office, Kendal

  • National Trust (addnl): Crompton family history notes by Beatrix Potter and related papers 1715-1891 (WD/NT)

Hampshire Record Office

  • Winchester Literary Society: records 1943-94 (4M95)

Liverpool Record Office

  • Mrs Esther Jane Weir, writer: diaries and literary manuscripts c1960-94 (ACC 5082)

Oxfordshire Archives

  • John Donaldson ("John, the Oxford Poet"): manuscripts 20th cent (3994)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • Mary MacKay, writer "Marie Corelli": letters 1907-23, incl three to William Meredith 1905-06 (DR 869, 875, 877, 904)
  • J B Priestley (1894-1984), writer: letter to W N Roughead (DR 881)

Stockport Archives

  • Heaton Chapel Literary and Philosophical Society: addnl records 1917-84 (D1759)

Tyne and Wear Archive Services

  • Gateshead Literary Luncheon Club: minutes, subscription book and corresp 1947-49 (SX49)

Local Repositories in the Wales

Flintshire Record Office

  • Daniel Owen, novelist: adjudication rel to Rhosddu eisteddfod 1894 (D/DM/1262)

Local Repositories in Scotland

Angus District Council, Local Studies Library

  • Brechin Burns Club: minutes 1901-65 (X/477)

City of Glasgow, Mitchell Library

  • Bridgeton Burns Club: minutes 1959-92 (891729)
  • Colin Rae-Brown: corresp rel to the London Burns Club, incl letters from Swinburne and Tennyson 1885-96 (891735)
  • Edwin Morgan, poet: translation of Edmond Rostands play Cyrano de Bergerac, with photocopy of typescript 1992 (MS 220/43)
  • Robert Burns, poet: poem entitled The Ordination 1786 (891736)