Poetry drafts and proofs, c.1982-2004
- Annotated proof copy of pamphlet The Zoologist's Bath and other adventures (published by the Sycamore Press, 1982).
- Folder 'Birthmarks' containing fair and draft manuscript and typescript copies of poems for Birthmarks, with related correspondence and copy of contract from Chatto & Windus [1987-1988].
- Loose fair and draft manuscript and typescript copies of 'Goldilocks' [published in Birthmarks, 1988].
- Folder 'Poetry Readings Notes' containing photocopies of Imlah's poems [mostly from Birthmarks but also 'In Memoriam Alfred Lord Tennyson'], many amended or annotated, with notes for poetry recital [post 1992].
- 'Fragments' of manuscript poetry including 'Justice', 'Love Letters' and 'The Four Minute Warning', numbered as if for collection; and various notes on literature (Tennyson, etc.) [n.d.].
- Folder 'Various Old & New' containing: manuscript draft verse including 'Premonition', some numbered as if for collection; several printed copies of 'In Memoriam Alfred Lord Tennyson (d. October 6, 1892)', Times Literary Supplement, 1992; early manuscript draft of 'Solomon', with notes [published posthumously, 2010]; and copy of article 'Six alcoholic drinks a week "can mean longer life"' from The Independent, 28 Jan 1994, p.9 [original not retained].
- Folder 'MI--Tennyson--bits' containing: manuscript notes and printouts relating to Tennyson, some annotated; manuscript and printout script for reading of Tennyson poems and Imlah's poem 'In Memoriam Alfred Lord Tennyson' [c.1992].
- Folder 'Tennyson': manuscript notes on Tennyson, Browning, etc.; manuscript and printout notes for Tennyson poetry reading [post 1992]. Also includes letters from John Fuller  [= closed].
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