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Major accessions to repositories in 1998 relating to Literary History


Ayrshire Archives

  • Auchinleck Boswell Society: lists of members, corresp and legal papers c1692-1970

Birmingham City Archives

  • David Hart (fl 1960-80), poet (addnl): papers (MS 1892 addl)

Bristol Record Office

  • John Eagles (1783-1855), artist and author and Thomas Eagles (1746-1812), classical scholar: papers (Acc 41213)

Bury Archive Service

  • Radcliffe Literary and Scientific Society: records 1887-1987 (GRS)

Edinburgh City Archives

  • William Hastie Lawrie, angling author: papers 1947-74 (Acc 436)

Flintshire Record Office

  • Gwen Pierce of Caerwys and others: drafts of plays c1930-50 (D/LR)

Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies

  • George Bernard Shaw, author and playwright: letters to St Albans Rural District Council 1921-22 (Acc 3373)

Perth and Kinross Council Archive

  • Mike Tomkies (b 1928), writer and naturalist: papers c1916-95

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • Mary Mackay, novelist called Marie Corelli: letters 1899-1909 (DR 966, DR 983, DR 995, DR 966)

South Lanarkshire Council Archives and Information Management Service

  • Uddingston Literature Society: minutes 1927-69 (F35)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Sheila Kaye-Smith (1887-1956) writer (addnl): papers (Acc 11,244, 11,256, 11,296, 11,387)

Wiltshire and Swindon Record Office

  • John Creasey (1908-1973), author: papers of trustees (2547)


British Film Institute, Special Collections

  • Bill Naughton (1910-1992), Irish writer: papers

British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • George Granville Barker (1913-91), poet: papers
  • Robert Clarke (d 1675), Latin poet, real name Robert Graine: ms of his 'Christiados Libri 18' (Eg MS 3875)
  • 'Michael Field', shared pseudonym of Katherine Harris Bradley and Edith Emma Cooper, poets and dramatists: letters to Alice Trusted c1884-1910
  • Arthur Henry Hallam (1811-33), subject of Tennyson's 'In Memoriam': notebook of poems (Add MS 74090)
  • Kathleen Jessie Raine, poet: notebooks c1993-97 (Add MS 73538)
  • Emile Zola, French novelist: letters from his English publisher, Henry Vizetelly and translator, Ernest Vizetelly 1887-1903

Leeds University, Brotherton Collection

  • Simon Armitage (b 1963), poet (addnl): literary papers
  • Stan Barstow (b 1928) writer: literary papers
  • Kevin Crossley-Holland (b1941) poet: literary papers
  • Algernon Charles Swinburne (1837-1909), poet (addnl): literary papers
  • Anthony Thwaite (b 1930), poet (addnl): literary papers

National Library of Ireland

  • JB Lyons: literary papers c1940-98
  • Eimar Ultan O'Duffy, novelist and playwright: papers c1923-35

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Anna Buchan, novelist: papers 1905-45 (Acc 11627)
  • John Buchan, 1st Viscount Tweedsmuir, novelist, historian, MP, governor-general of Canada and Anna Buchan, novelist as O Douglas: papers 1905-45 (Acc 11627)
  • Alasdair James Gray, author and artist (addnl): literary papers 1966-97 (Acc 11655)
  • Sir Alexander Gray (1882-1968), economist and writer: letters to Elias Bredsdorff (Acc 11562)
  • Kathleen Jamie, author and poet: literary papers 1988-97 (Acc 11599)
  • Marion Lochhead (1902-85), author: literary and personal papers (Acc 11588)
  • Sorley Maclean, poet: corresp and literary papers 1934-97 (Acc 11572)
  • John McGrath, playwright: papers 1976-91 (Acc 11615)
  • John David Ruari Mclean, topographer and author (addnl): corresp 1960-85 (Acc 11574, 11602)
  • William Wilson Neill, poet: corresp 1955-98 (Acc 11673)
  • Dame Muriel Sarah Spark, author (addnl): literary papers c1956-90 (Acc 11621)

National Library of Wales

  • Glyn Jones (1905-95), poet, short story writer and novelist (addnl): literary manuscripts, corresp and papers (Glyn Jones Papers)
  • Robert Maynard Jones (b1929), writer, critic and scholar: corresp and papers (Papurau Bobi Jones)
  • Richard Dafydd Vivian Llewellyn Lloyd, novelist as Richard Llewellyn: letters 1944-45 (NLW MS 23710D)
  • Philip Edward Thomas, poet and prose writer: letters to Jesse Berridge 1901-17 (NLW MS 23695E)

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland

  • Dennis Barritt (1949-87), Quaker, author and campaigner: papers (D/4201)
  • CS Lewis Centenary Group: records c1902-19 (D/4185)


Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Martin Booth, poet (addnl): corresp and papers c1980-1998
  • Charles John Huffam Dickens, novelist and journalist: letters (2) and papers rel to performance at Theatre Royal, Birmingham 1848
  • Maria Edgeworth, novelist (addnl): letter to David Wilkie, painter 1819 (Acc 1998/7)
  • John Galsworthy, author (addnl): letter 1909 (Acc 1998/28 pt)
  • Harriet Martineau (1802-76), writer and historian (addnl): letters to George Smith, publisher and Edward Moxon, publisher (Acc 1998/29)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Alfred Lockwood Gadd, schoolmaster, administrator and author as David Gadd: corresp and paper for his 'The Loving Friends: a portrait of Bloomsbury' 1974 (Add 9476)
  • Laurence Housman (1865-1959), poet: letters to Ida Northcote (Add 9506)
  • Eliza Meteyard, author: letters to her from antiquaries and literary figures 1844-63 (Add 9499)
  • Edward Rose, playwright: papers and letters to him mainly from actors and writers c1880-1904 (Add 9526)
  • Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, poet and author: letter to Bryce Beaumont 1935 (Add 8856/329)
  • Anne Stevenson (b 1933), poet: literary papers (Add 9451)

Cambridge University: Trinity College Library

  • Francis Macdonald Cornford (1874-1943), classical scholar, poet: critique of Aristotle's 'Ethics', annotated by George Edward Moore (1873-1958), philosopher

Durham University Library, Archives and Special Collections: Palace Green Section

  • Philippe Jullian, French historian, art critic and painter: letters and postcards from the writers William Plomer and Angus Wilson 1946-76 (Misc. 1997/98:5)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • George Mackay Brown, author: letters to Debra Swinley and Colin Huggett 1986-91 (E98.25, 26)
  • Thomas Carlyle, historian, essayist and philosopher: letters to F Kyffen Lenthall and William MacDowall 1852-73 (E98.12, 16)
  • Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832), 1st baronet, novelist, poet, antiquary, barrister: letters to Colin Mackenzie and Hector Macdonald Buchanan and note to Lady Louisa Stuart (E98.58, 38, 54)

Hull University, Brynmor Jones Library

  • Howard Sergeant, writer, poet and editor: papers rel to his editorship of the magazine Outposts c1940-70

Liverpool University: Special Collections and Archives

  • John Wyndham (1903-69), author, science fiction writer: papers (John Wyndham Archive)

London University Library

  • Florence Farr (1896-1917) later Emery, actress and author: corresp (MS.982)
  • Thomas Sturge Moore (1870-1944), writer and wood engraver (addnl): letters and postcards to Llewellyn Jones, ms edition of poems by Moore edited by Jones (Sturge Moore add mss)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • Leslie Poles Hartley (1895-1972), author: papers (H002)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Cambridge University Press: records rel to editions of letters and works of DH Lawrence 20th cent (ACC 1571)
  • Catherine Roxburgh Carswell (1879-1946), novelist and biographer: papers incl letters from DH and Frieda Lawrence (ACC 1536)
  • Humbert Wolfe (1886-1940), poet and civil servant: papers (ACC 1566)

Reading University Library

  • Elinor Glyn (1864-1943), novelist (addnl): papers
  • John Hampson (1901-55), novelist: literary papers incl corresp

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Rudyard Kipling (1865-1936), author: corresp and papers rel to his school life and friendships (Kipling-Beresford Papers (SxMs 69))

Trinity College Dublin

  • Selina Bunbury (1802-82), author: letter to Miss Browne (9308/597)
  • Robert Brian MacCarthy, minister: corresp rel to Elizabeth Bowen commemorations at Bowen's Court and Faraghy Church 1975-96 (11039)
  • Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (1854-1900), poet and playwright: unpublished letter (9308/594)

University of Bristol Information Services: Special Collections

  • Sir Allen Lane Williams Lane (1902-70), publisher: files rel to his work at Penguin Books (DM 1819)