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Major accessions to repositories in 2004 relating to Literary History


Ayrshire Archives

  • Burns Monument Trust, Alloway: financial records, corresp and ephemera rel to Robert Burns, Burns Monument and Burns Cottage c1818-1990 (Accession 1007)

Bolton Archive and Local Studies Service

  • Roy Shipperbottom, author and playwright: corresp with Bill Naughton, draft typescripts of novels and plays c1980-1999 (ZNA)

Cornwall Record Office

  • St Just in Penwith Literary Institution and Lafrowda Club: records 1858-1966 (AD1665)

Derbyshire Record Office

  • Eleanor Anne Franklin, poet: corresp and papers 1804-1825 (D3287, D3311)
  • George Maunsell, soldier and writer: correspondence c1880-1938 (D3287/20/8-12,14-19)

Doncaster Archives Department

  • Dr Edward Chorley of Doncaster: MS volumes (2) of his verses and commentary c1820-29 (DZ MD/713)

Dumfries and Galloway Archives

  • Gavin Maxwell Memorial Campaign: corresp, papers and photographs 1977-1978 (GGD531)

Glamorgan Record Office

  • Thomas Lewis (Thomas ap Lewis), Thomas Jones (Arfonfab) and Thomas Williams (Brynfab): papers and draft novel of 'The Royal Tewdwrs' 19th-20th cent (D253)

Lancashire Record Office

  • Philip Spencer, poet: corresp, notes and other papers c1930-1943 (DDX 2254 acc 9710)

North Lanarkshire Archives

  • Lizzie McIntosh Stirling, poet and novelist: papers, incl corresp with Walter De La Mare and John Masefield c1928-87 (U124)

Oldham Local Studies & Archives

  • Crompton Literary Society: records 1956-1991 (2004-021)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust Records Office

  • Mary Mackay, novelist called Marie Corelli: letters (c90) to Lady Anna Pole 1894-1913 (DR 1129)

The Record Office for Leicestershire, Leicester and Rutland

  • Leicester Literary and Philosophical Society: additional records 1975-2001 (DE6719)

Trafford Local Studies

  • Sale Literary Society: additional records 1894-1976 (TBC151)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Roberto Sanesi, art historian and poet: papers 1958-2001 (D/D DTS 25)

West Sussex Record Office

  • Sheila Kaye-Smith, writer: additional papers 20th cent (Acc 13529)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • Leonard Baskin, sculptor: corresp and papers rel to Ted Hughes
  • Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, author physician criminologist: family corresp, papers rel to spiritualism, mss 'The Stark-Munro Letters, 'The Adventure of the Retired Colourman' and 'The Narrative of John Smith'
  • Walter John De La Mare, author poet: family corresp
  • Bradbury & Evans, printers and publishers, London: papers incl business papers rel to Punch magazine 1843-2000

National Library of Ireland

  • Labhras Mac Bradaigh, playwright and author: papers incl MSS of plays and short stories, notebooks and articles (Acc 6107)
  • Dorothy Molloy Carpenter, artist and poet: literary papers incl paintings and photographs (Acc 6207)
  • Mairin Cregan, children's author: papers incl MSS and TSS of some of her books, radio scripts and editorial corresp (Acc 6122)
  • Miriam Gallagher, playwright: additional papers incl scripts, plays, short stories and a novel (Acc 6154)
  • Thomas Moore, Poet: autograph mss 'Notes of my reading for Lalla Rookh', source book for the poem c1815 (Acc 6102)
  • George Augustus Moore, author: corrected proofs of 'Ave' and 'Vale', first and third vols of the trilogy 'Hail and Farewell' (Acc 6104)
  • Sean O'Casey, playwright: annotated TS of 'The Drums of Father Ned' (Acc 6160)
  • James Plunkett, playwright, novelist and script-writer: papers incl scripts, articles, lectures and corresp (Acc 6156)
  • Edith Anna Oenone Somerville, writer called Geilles Herring and Somerville: MS of 'The House of Fahy' and 'The shooting of Shinroe', written with 'Martin Ross', pseudonym of Violet Martin 1899-1915 (Acc 6237)
  • William Makepeace Thackeray, novelist journalist cartoonist: MS of the suppressed dedication of the Irish Sketch Book, addressed to Charles Lever c1843 (Acc 6103)
  • William Butler Yeats, poet and playwright: revised proofs of 'The Herne's Egg' 1937 (Acc 6047)
  • William Butler Yeats, poet and playwright: misc additional material incl carbon copies of poems (Acc 6914)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir, novelist, historian, MP, governor-general of Canada: additional literary MSS and papers 1898-1940 (Acc.12329)
  • Sir Frank Fraser Darling, ecologist: additional literary MSS 1938-65 (Acc.12334)
  • Emile Joseph Dillon, philologist, author and journalist: papers 1875-1912 (Acc.12382)
  • Margaret Elphinstone, author: additional literary papers 1988-2003 (Acc.12457)
  • Alison Fell, poet and novelist: literary papers 1974-2001 (Acc.12394)
  • Alastair David Shaw Fowler, poet and scholar: additional corresp 1970-73, 2000-03 (Acc.12377)
  • Sir Theodore Martin, biographer: additional papers, cuttings etc c1844-1901 (Acc.12323)
  • Sean Rafferty, poet: literary papers (Acc.12351)
  • Alastair Reid, poet: additional literary papers 1951-2003 (Acc.12450)
  • Thomas Blantyre Simpson, Sheriff of Perth and Angus: literary papers 1946-48 (Acc.12452)
  • Janet Buchanan Adam Smith, author and journalist: additional papers 1928-2000 (Acc.12342)
  • Alison Stewart, author: literary papers c1930-60 (Acc.12326)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Robert Ranke Graves, poet and author: letters (11) to Owen Roberts (MS 23931)
  • Roland Mathias, poet editor and critic: additional papers (Roland Mathias Papers)
  • Thomas Henry Jones, poet: additional notebooks (T.H. Jones Papers)
  • Gwenlyn Parry, dramatist and script writer: corresp and papers (Papurau Gwenlyn Parry)
  • Ezra Pound, Poet: unpublished work containing four manuscript poems by Dylan Thomas and typescripts of two poems by Vernon Watkins (NLW MS 23917)
  • Caradog Pritchard, novelist and journalist: manuscript copy of a radio adaptation of his novel Un nos ola leuad (One moonlit night) (Papurau Gwenlyn Parry)
  • Dylan Thomas, poet and prose writer: papers from his estate incl corresp rel to his final trip to New York, and a unique manuscript map of Llareggub


Royal Institution of Cornwall

  • Neville Northey Burnard, sculptor: album of pencil drawings and ms poems 1875 (CLG/2004/10)


Aberdeen University, Special Libraries and Archives

  • Sir William Robertson Nicoll, journalist: additional family papers c1920-90 (MS 3518)

Birmingham University Information Services, Special Collections Department

  • Jacques Leclaire, scholar and biographer of Francis Brett Young, novelist and poet: corresp with Jessica Brett Young 1959-1971
  • John Drinkwater, playwright poet and actor: letters to Ivor Barnard 1912-1934 (LAdd)
  • Geoffrey Waring Maw, author: additional records incl annotated photograph album rel to pilgrimages 1923-1997 (DA25)
  • David Tipton, poet and author: additional records incl corresp with publishers 1950-2004 (TIP)

Bradford University: JB Priestley Library

  • Adam Curle, professor of Peace Studies: writings incl academic works and poetry c1960-2000 (CUR)
  • John Boynton Priestley, novelist playwright essayist broadcaster: household account books and memorabilia (PRI)

Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives

  • Sir Geoffrey Langdon Keynes, surgeon and author: letters to Frank L Huntley 1949-1982 (MS Add. 9670)
  • Richard Arthur Surtees Paget, 2nd Bt, barrister and philologist: autobiographical memoir (MS Add. 9671)
  • Edward Rose, playwright: letters from George Bernard Shaw 1889-1901 (MS Add. 9526)
  • Siegfried Loraine Sassoon, poet and author: letters from Mother Margaret Mary, Superior of the Convent of the Assumption, and from the nuns of Stanbrook Abbey c1930-1967 (MS Add. 9700)
  • George Bernard Shaw, Author and Playwright: letters to Edward Rose 1889-1901 (MS Add. 9526)
  • Anne Stevenson, poet: corresp and further literary papers c1990-2004 (MS Add. 9451(addnl))
  • George Szirtes, poet and translator: corresp, with some of his wife Clarissa Upchurch c1960-2000 (MS Add. 9703)

Cambridge University: Churchill Archives Centre

  • Randolph Frederick Edward Spencer Churchill (1911-1968), MP and writer: literary, political and personal corresp and papers (RDCH)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Frances Catherine Partridge (1900-2004), writer and literary journalist: diaries, corresp and papers

Exeter University Library (Special Collections)

  • Arthur Caddick, poet: letters to Joe Martin re Caddick v Galley Press 1962-1972 (MS 256)
  • James Farrar, poet: literary and biographical papers and drawings 1938-1990 (MS 260)
  • Edward James Hughes, Poet: bound ms 'Under the North Star' 1979 (MS 263)
  • Alfred Leslie Rowse, Historian: annotated copies of plays and sonnets by Shakespeare 1922-1982 (MS 244)

Glasgow University Library, Special Collections Department

  • Anne Downie, playwright: additional scripts 20th cent (STA Mn 47)
  • Edwin George Morgan, writer and poet: additional papers (MS Morgan)

Hull University Archives

  • E A Markham, poet and writer: additional literary MSS, publications and corresp c1980-99 (DAM)
  • Alan Frederick Plater, author and playwright: additional scripts, corresp and audiotapes c1970-2004 (DPR)

London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives Division

  • John Gordon Hargrave, artist and writer: mss and tss rel to Kibbo Kift 1912-1960 (YMA/KK)
  • Raymond Postgate, socialist historian and journalist: files, corresp, reports personal and family papers 1870-1980 (POSTGATE)
  • Daisy Postgate, nee Lansbury, writer: diaries and personal papers 1889-1964 (POSTGATE)

Manchester University: John Rylands Library

  • David Arkell, author and journalist: additional records incl corresp and photographs (Acc 2004/008)
  • Elizabeth Joan Jennings, poet: letters, postcards and other papers (Acc 2004/007)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Research papers of Emile Delavenay rel to D H Lawrence 1931-c80 (La R 6)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections and Western Manuscripts

  • Bent Juel-Jensen, scholar: papers 20th cent
  • Alan Garner, writer: papers 20th cent
  • John Edward Poynder Grigg, journalist and biographer: papers 20th cent
  • John Hoadly, poet and dramatist: 4 vols of poems, plays and songs 18th cent

Reading University Library

  • Ian Serraillier, children's author: additional papers, particularly rel to his editorship of Heinemann New Windmill series

Senate House Library, University of London

  • Winifred Mabel T Nowottny, poetry scholar: research and lecture notes 1946-59 (MS 1081)

University of Wales Bangor, Department of Manuscripts and Archives

  • Gweneth Lilly, Welsh author: papers