- 1943-1994 / (Creation)
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Purchased from R. A. Gekoski, Leamington Spa, 1988-1995.
Two additional groups were purchased from Dannie Abse, March 2008 and April 2014.
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Literary, editorial and personal correspondence, draft and unpublished poetry, short stories and other works, and miscellaneous papers, 1955-1995; unpublished short stories and articles, articles and essays, reviews, lectures, plays, broadcasts, ghost-writing, miscellaneous prose, and editorials.
An additional consignment of papers, 2004-7, of Dannie Abse. This group remains uncatalogued.
A further tranch of papers, being letters, loose manuscripts, workbooks and miscellaneous papers, 2008-2013. This group remains uncatalogued.
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