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Major accessions to repositories in 2017 relating to Literature and Publishing


Archifau Ynys Mon / Anglesey Archives

  • Mary Evans (1921-2017), journalist: articles published in the Bro Y Glorian paper 1985-1994 (WM/2600)

Berwick-upon-Tweed Record Office

  • Berwick Literary Festival: minutes and corresp 2014-2016 (BRO 2438)

Bristol Archives

  • JW Arrowsmith Ltd, printers and publishers, Bristol: additional records incl minutes, accounts, job list and company history 1911-1999 (40145)

Glamorgan Archives

  • Malcolm Morgan (b1947), photographer: photographs, newspaper cuttings, programmes and press passes c1960-2012 (D1420)

Hampshire Archives and Local Studies

  • Jane Austen's House Museum, Chawton: letter from Cassandra E. Austen to Fanny Knight abnd manuscript extract copied from The Sun in Jane Austen's hand, 21 Dec 1804 1804-1817 (28A11)
  • Jane Austen Society: constitution, minutes, annual reports, newsletters and publications 1940-2017 (84A17)

London Metropolitan Archives: City of London

  • Francebdo Ltd, publishers, London: papers and corresp 1944-1946 (B17/071)

Medway Archives and Local Studies Centre

  • Institute of Printing: minutes 1980-1986 (DE1265)

Norfolk Record Office

  • Page Brothers (Norwich) Ltd, printers: accounts 1903-1914 (ACC 2017/141)

Orkney Archive

  • Eric Linklater (1899-1974), author: papers incl those of his wife Marjorie 20th cent

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

  • Institute of Journalists, Devon and Cornwall District: minutes c1937-1972 (4150)

Scottish Borders Archive and Local History Centre

  • John McMurtrie (1899-1993), journalist: papers from his editorship of the Border Telegraph c1950-89 (SBA/1057)

Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

  • Mary Mackay (1855-1924), novelist: papers incl letters 1904-1926 (DR1427)
  • Shakespeare Birthplace Trust: additional papers 1946-2017 (TR)

Special Collections, The Mitchell Library

  • Janice Galloway (b 1955), author: typescripts and notes rel to her novel The Trick is to Keep Breathing and short story collection, Blood 1990-1991 (898037)

Tower Hamlets Local History Library and Archives

  • Henry Major Tomlinson (1873-1958), writer and traveller: original manuscripts of 'Sea Dogs and Discovery' and 'A Lost Wood' c1930 (TH/9583)

West Glamorgan Archive Service

  • Joanna Vivian Greenlaw (1925-2011), chartered engineer, merchant seaman and writer: personal papers and documents c1920-1999 (WAW 31)
  • South Wales Evening Post: team photographs rel to Swansea Schools' Association League and Swansea Schools' cricket teams c1940-1969 (SWEP X 1-12)
  • Margaret Edmund (1881-1950), autobiographist: typescript autobiography entitled "From Cambria to the Golden City" c1950 (D/D Z 1041/1-2)

West Yorkshire Archive Service, Wakefield

  • Brian Lewis, critic, writer, poet and painter: personal papers incl corresp, brochures and exhibition tickets 1950-2016 (WYW1447)


British Library, Manuscript Collections

  • John Peter Berger (1926-2017), author and art critic: corresp with book and graphic designer Richard Hollis 1968-2017 (Add MS 89237)
  • George Bilainkin (1903-1981), journalist: papers rel to the former Yugoslavia and Marshal Tito 1945-1956 (Add MS 89272)
  • Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874-1936), poet, novelist and critic: corrected original typescript of 'A Short History of England' 1917 (Add MS 89255)
  • Penelope Knox Fitzgerald (1916-2000), novelist: records c1930-2000 (Add MS 89289)
  • Travers Rafe Lee Harwood (1939-2015), poet: corresp with poet David Miller 1992-2015 (Add MS 89239)
  • Laurence Edward Alan Lee (1914-1997), author: corresp with soldier and cattle breeder Robert Lifford Valentine ffrench Blake 1944-1999 (Add MS 89238)
  • John Edward Masefield (1878-1967), poet: corresp with Marta Hodgkiss 1957-1967 (Add MS 89270)
  • Robert Malise Bowyer Nichols (1893-1944), poet: records c1920-1944 (89285)
  • George Duncan Painter (1914-2005), biographer and bibliographer: papers c1849-2000 (Add MS 89227)
  • Thomas William Robertson (1829-1871), actor and dramatist: ms play scripts for 'The Nightingale' and 'School' 1868-1869 (Add MS 89263)
  • Margaret Sackville (1881-1963), author: letters to the Rev Richard Blake Brown 1939-1963 (Add MS 89276)
  • Walter Scott (1771-1832), 1st Baronet, poet and novelist: portion of the original ms of Kenilworth 1820 (Add MS 89229)
  • George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), author and playwright: papers rel to wireless interview with publisher Maurice Webb (1890-1966) in Durban, South Africa, 1935 1935-1950 (Add MS 89242)
  • George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), author and playwright: corresp with Tita Brand and singer Marie Brema 1892-1937 (Add MS 89246)
  • Sir Stephen Harold Spender (1909-1995), poet: collected journalism 1924-1995 (Add MS 89233)
  • Tom Stoppard (b 1937), playwright and novelist: play scripts and screen plays 1965-2002 (Add MS 89292)
  • Edward Falaise Upward (1903-2009), author: corresp with Charles Evans, friend and former student, incl typescripts 1963-2004 (Add MS 89280)
  • Alexander Raben Waugh (1898-1981), author: autograph ms and first editions 1939-1965 (Add MS 89257)
  • J Graham Hill (1868-1937), writer and critic: lyric drama 'Guinevere' 1906 (Add MS 89278)

British Library, Music Collections

  • Christopher Dyment (fl 1970-2016), author: papers 1970s-2016 (Music Deposit 2017/25)

National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections

  • Robert Bonnar (fl 1917-1978), railway worker and writer: literary, political and personal papers, and minutes and papers of the National Union of Railwaymen 1917-1978 (Acc.13810)
  • George Mackay Brown (1921-1996), author: letters 1970-1995 (Acc.13792)
  • Robert Burns (1759-1796), poet: letter to William Niven, merchant of Maybole 1786 (Acc.13839)
  • Kenneth Macleod (b1954), science fiction writer: literary papers c1970-2014 (Acc.13804)
  • Michael Roberts (1902-1948), author and critic: corresp, personal and literary papers, and papers rel to mountaineering 1919-1949 (Acc.13860)
  • Janet Buchanan Adam Smith (1905-1999), author and journalist: corresp, personal and literary papers, and papers rel to mountaineering 1919-1999 (Acc.13861)
  • W. Gordon Smith (1928-1996), playwright: literary archive, incl playscripts and photographs c1960-1996 (Acc.13872)
  • Janet Teissier du Cros (1905-1990), writer: papers c1952-1980 (Acc.13802)
  • Alan Warner (b1964), novelist: literary papers 1983-2015 (Acc.13778)
  • Fanny Bullock Workman (1859-1925), mountaineer and travel writer: papers incl lectures, articles and photographs c1894-1913 (Acc.13773)
  • Smith, Elder & Co, publishers, London: letters to members of the Smith family from authors connected with the firm c1840-1910 (Acc.13783)
  • Thomas Cowan, bookseller, Haddington, manuscript drafts c1887-1889 (Acc.13882)
  • William Beattie Hadden, 42nd Highland Regiment, The Black Watch: volume of poetry c1858-1862 (Acc.13781)

National Library of Wales: Department of Collection Services

  • Lloyd-Mostyn family, Barons Mostyn: family papers incl corresp and poetry c1776-1927 (NLW MS 24107F)
  • John E Barnie (b1941), poet, writer and former editor of "Planet" magazine: personal and literary papers incl corresp with various Welsh and non-Welsh poets and literary figures
  • Menna Elfyn (b1952), Welsh poet, playwright, columnist, and editor: papers incl notes, corresp, translations, scripts, reviews and incl corresp from her period in prison c1968-2017 (MENFYN)
  • Robert Geraint Gruffydd (1928-2015), Welsh scholar and critic: papers incl research notes, copies of essays, corresp rel to his role as Director of the Centre for Celtic Studies and letters and poems from Eurys Rolant
  • James Hanley (1901-1985), novelist and playwright: letters (30) to author Lawrence Millman 1977-1984
  • Nigel Jenkins (1949-2014), Anglo-Welsh poet, editor, journalist, psychogeographer, broadcaster, writer and lecturer: papers inc poetry, prose, plays, lectures, talks, corresp and research material
  • Shirley Jones (b1934), printmaker and publisher: corresp and ephemera rel to "Red Hen Press" 1983-2003
  • David Lloyd-Howells (1942-2015), poet and composer: papers (david-lloyd-howells-papers)
  • Christopher John Morgan (1944-2014), Welsh author: personal and family papers incl poems, articles, letters, notes and articles 1950-2014 (CHRGAN)
  • Nina N Niedergang (fl 1980-2017), educationalist and author: research material rel to her book "Wales China - 250 years of history" 1980-2015 (ENGANG)
  • Dyddgu Owen (1906-1992), writer of children's books: file containing notes and drafts of literary works 1960-1980
  • Harri Elwyn Pritchard Jones (1933-2015), Welsh language author, critic, and psychiatrist: papers
  • Berta Ruck (1878-1978), novelist: holograph poem entitled "Birds in Winter" and watercolour illustration (NLW MS 24044D (amryw))
  • Nansi Selwood (b1921), Welsh author and bard: papers incl manuscripts and corresp
  • Ernest Lewis Thomas (1904-1983), Welsh author: scrapbooks incl reviews of his published works 1950-1961 (NLW ex 2982)
  • Angharad Tomos (b1958), author: typescript with corrections of "Once Upon a dawn" (English translation of "Wele'n gwawrio") c2004 (ATOMOS)
  • Moira Morven Vincentelli (fl 1971-2018), artist, lecturer, curator and writer: papers incl corresp, research notes and slides rel to exhibitions she has curated c1972-1993 (VINCENT)
  • Arthur William Wrigley (1907-1980), author: manuscripts of "Reminiscences of Arthur W Wrigley" and "A Short history of the Toller Chapel Sunday School, 1883-1891" c1883-1910 (NLW MS 24109)
  • John Glyn Davies (1870-1953), poet, Professor in Welsh: papers incl letters, family papers (JGILES)
  • Robert Williams Parry (1884-1956), poet: letter (1) with poems (englymion) in his hand 1891 (NLW MS 24044D (amryw))

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

  • Sam Hanna Bell (1909-1990), author and broadcaster: personal papers, incl manuscripts and typescripts, corresp, photographs and a stamp collection 1909-1990 (D4643)
  • Michael Joseph Murphy (1913-1996), folklorist and author: personal papers incl manuscripts and typescripts, corresp, photographs and research material 1913-1996 (D4642)

Tate Gallery Archive

  • Douglas Maxwell (fl 1980-1999), journalist: audio and filmed interviews of artists, with transcripts and some photographs 1980-1990s (TGA 201711)

V&A Department of Theatre and Performance

  • Felix Dennis (1947-2014), publisher: papers rel to Oz magazine and the obscenity trials, other projects incl 'Cozmic' and his personal library relating to OZ and counterculture c1967-2010 (THM/497)


Aberdeen Medico-Chirurgical Society

  • David Rorie (1867-1946), physician and poet: notebooks of his poems, letters 1918-39 (AMCS 30)

Chetham's Library

  • Benjamin Brierley (1825-1896), Lancashire dialect writer and journalist: letters 1875-1896 (167)


Aberdeen University, Special Collections Centre

  • Sir William Robertson Nicoll (1851-1923), journalist: additional papers 19th cent-20th cent (MS 3518)
  • Aberdeen People's Press: additional records c1970-1989 (MS 3025)

Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections

  • Patrick Storrs Fox collection of Insel Bucherei: printed books published in German, also incl posters, catalogues and ephemera c1912-2000 (DM2732)

Cambridge University Library: Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts

  • Max Aub (1903-1972), novelist and playwright: family corresp 20th cent (MS. Add. 10174)
  • Michael Haslam (1969-2016), poet: literary corresp 1969-2016 (MS. Add. 10173)
  • Siegfried Loraine Sassoon (1886-1967), poet and author: additional volume of poems c1916-1935 (MS Add. 10193)
  • John Rowe Townsend (1922-2014), children's author and literary scholar: corresp and papers 20th-21st cent (MS Add. 10197)
  • John Hope Welch (b 1942), poet and editor: additional literary corresp and papers 20th-21st cent (MS Add. 10064)
  • John Nicholas Price Wood (fl 1900-1910), writer: records rel to production, composition and publication of 'Travel and sport in Turkestan' c1900-1910 (MS. Add. 10177)

Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre

  • Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970), novelist and critic: letters to Florence Whichelo 1886-1960 (EMF/18/583X)
  • Edward Morgan Forster (1879-1970), novelist and critic: letters to Arthur Cole 1905-1953 (EMF/18/117/2)
  • Rosamond Nina Lehmann (1901-1990), novelist: family corresp mainly with Beatrix Lehmann, with newscuttings 1909-1948 (RNL)

Durham University Library, Special Collections

  • Robert Story (1795-1860), Northumbrian poet: corresp with William Dickson, his publisher, from Alnwick 1856-1860 (ADD)

Edinburgh University Library, Special Collections

  • Henry Maurice Dunlop Nicoll (1884-1953), psychiatrist: literary papers 1910-1950 (Coll-1801)
  • John Randolph Whitehead (1924-1999), lawyer and writer: collected literary papers 1940-1990 (SC.Acc.2017.221)

Heritage Quay - University of Huddersfield Archives

  • Morrigu Press, independent publisher: proofs and published material 1979-1982 (THN)

Hull History Centre (Hull University Archives)

  • Tony Griffin (1949-2016), poet: poetry files, notebooks, corresp, publications, poems 1940-2016 (U DTFG)

Leeds University Library, Special Collections

  • Emily Jane Brontë (1818-1848), novelist and poet: three page proofs of poem The Outcast Mother from its publication in The Cornhill Magazine 1860 (BC MS 19c Brontë)
  • Kevin Crossley-Holland, (b 1941), British translator, children's author and poet: manuscript notes, typescript drafts, corresp, press cuttings, multimedia and associated material 2011-2016 (BC MS 20c Crossley-Holland)

Leicester University Library: Special Collections

  • Chris Challis (1946-1997), poet and writer: corresp 1980 -1990s (ACC 2017/9)

London University: Institute of Commonwealth Studies

  • Derek Ingram (b1925), journalist and author: papers rel to Commonwealth Heads of Government meetings, Gemini News Service and the Commonwealth Press Union c1949-2013 (ICS192)

London University: Institute of Modern Languages Research

  • Paul Bondy (1900-1980), socialist and Charlotte Bondy (1907-1986), packaging designer: personal records incl Pauls' internment diaries and corresp with German anti-Nazis in the UK, work with German prisoners of war and reflecting early post-war book publishing in Germany c1917-1961 (CPB)

London University: King's College Archives

  • Andrew Hall Montagu Best (1933-2006), literary agent: corresp with and about Professor Hans Eysenck (closed) 1989-1991 (Acc 3529)
  • Allen Fisher (b 1944), poet, editor and publisher: papers incl notebooks and press cuttings 1988-1997 (Acc 3503)

London University: London School of Economics, The Women's Library

  • Onlywomen Press Ltd, publishers, London: additional papers incl company records, publication files and ephemera 20th cent-2013 (6OWP)

London University: Queen Mary University of London

  • Wolfgang Held (1933-2016), artist, writer, musician and translator: papers inc diaries, notebooks, photographs, translation and literary papers 1933-2016 (WH)

Manchester Metropolitan University Library

  • Bracketpress: corresp, proof sheets, trial prints and work books 2004-2018 (BRA)

Manchester University: University of Manchester Library

  • Thomas Stearns Eliot (1888-1965), poet: letters to Norman Cornthwaite Nicholson 1949 (MLA/15)
  • Leslie Poles Hartley (1895-1972), author: letters (195) to Ralph Ricketts 1954-1972 (LHR)
  • Elizabeth Joan Jennings (1926-2001), poet: letters to Anne Harvey, typescript poems and biographical notes 1986 (AHJ)
  • Brian Jones (1938-2009), poet: papers incl typescript drafts of poems and photographs 1980s (BJW)
  • Norman Cornthwaite Nicholson (1914-1987), poet: papers accumulated by Nicholson's literary executor incl photographs, leaflet and flyers 1963-1996 (MLA/13)
  • Michael Schmidt (b 1947), publisher and poet: notebooks, manuscripts and proofs of Schmidt's published work and corresp 1940s-2015 (SA)
  • Edward Harper Parker (1849-1926), writer: autograph manuscript of 'Philological essay on the Chinese language' c1915 (EHP/Add)
  • Album of holograph poems by Manchester poets associated with the Sun Inn group, incl John Critchley Prince, George Richardson and John Bolton Rogerson 1850s (English MS 1554)

Museum of English Rural Life

  • David Addis (fl 1960-1999), journalist: diaries and radio broadcasting papers on agricultural matters 1960-1990s (Acc.DX2218)

Newcastle University: Special Collections

  • Moniza Alvi (b 1954), poet: corresp and working papers 1990-2015 (MA)
  • Peter Bennet (b 1942), poet and teacher: corresp and working papers 1985-2017 (PB)
  • Selima Hill (b 1945), poet: corresp and working papers 1950-2016 (SH)
  • Morden Tower, poetry centre and heritage site: limited edition posters for poetry events 1964-2017 (GB 186 MT)

Nottingham University Library, Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections

  • Nora Lavrin (1897-1985), artist and book illustrator and Janko John Lavrin (1887-1986), Professor of Slavonic Languages: papers incl original artwork, diaires and material rel to her illustration work with his additional papers (JL)
  • Coventry Kersey Dighton Patmore (1823-1896), poet: letters (14) and autograph poem 1848-1895 (Pt)

Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections

  • Richard Paul Jodrell (1745-1831), classical scholar, dramatist and politician: verse and prose while at Eton and Oxford, with similar from Sir Richard Paul Jodrell, 2nd baronet c1750-1839 (12394)

Sussex University Library Special Collections

  • Desmond Walter Robert Clarke (1945-2017), publisher: manuscripts and letters collected by or given to Desmond Clarke rel to his career in publishing and bookselling c1980-1989 (SxMs184)
  • Selma Kahn (1888-1981), writer and poet: personal and literary papers incl some poetry and family history documents 1887-2002 (SxMs167)
  • Ludwig Marx (1891-1964), teacher and writer: literary manuscripts and family papers incl accounts of his internment in Dachau c1940-1964 (SxMs91)

Swansea University: Richard Burton Archives

  • Ilham Dilman (1930-2003), Professor of Philosophy and author: bound volumes of his work incl corresp with other philosophers 1952-2002 (2017/20)
  • Roy Holland (1923-2013), philosopher: personal papers and corresp 1954-1973 (2017/25)
  • David Painting (fl 1950-2013), librarian, Dilwyn family expert and author: research and personal papers and photographs 1900-2013 (2017/16)

Trinity College Dublin

  • Tom Murphy (1935-2018), playwright: literary papers 2000-2016 (TCD MS 11157)

University of Birmingham: Cadbury Research Library: Special Collections

  • Neocles Mussabini (1827-1915), journalist and war correspondent: papers incl autobiographical self-published account of early life and naturalisation 1852-1927 (MS935)

University of East Anglia Archives

  • Naomi Alderman (b 1974), author, broadcaster and game designer: additional research papers, manuscripts and academic writing, incl first draft of 'The Power' c2006-2016 (NA)
  • Gary Edric Armitage (b 1956), novelist: manuscripts, typescripts, proofs of short story writing, novels and novellas c2005-2016 (RE)
  • Mark Cocker (b 1959), naturalist and author: research papers and corresp rel to non-fiction publications c1980-2010 (MC)

University of Exeter Library (Special Collections)

  • Anthony Curtis (1925-2014), literary journalist and editor: corresp 1980-1993 (EUL MS 448)

University of Gloucestershire Special Collections and Archives

  • Rosie Bailey (b 1932): photographs, draft poetry and corresp with Ursula Askham Fanthorpe c1930-2009 (G/11/17/3)

University of Reading: Special Collections

  • Ernest Denny (fl 1915-1918), poet and student of University of Reading: records incl 'Galleys Laden: poems by four writers' with handwritten poems 1915-1918 (MS 5633)
  • Rosemary Pountney (1937-2016), actor, interpreter and scholar of Samuel Beckett's work: records incl corresp and academic papers 20th cent (MS 5589)

Warwick University: Modern Records Centre

  • Case Con Magazine: publication and research records 1970-1995 (CSN)