Poetry -- 20th century
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 22 Collections and/or Records:
The archive of the Gehenna Press, an American private press founded by the artist Leonard Baskin (1922-2000), which published from 1942-2005.
Extents: 273 shelfmarks (30.03 Linear metres)
Dates: Mainly 1973-2005
Correspondence of Martyn Skinner (1906-93), poet, with Geoffrey Hayward.
Extents: 0.2 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)
Epic poem by Elmer Wickes entitled 'The sword of the Saxon Kings'.
Extents: 4 shelfmarks (0.44 shelfmarks)
Flecker's literary papers, including unpublished verse and prose, and drafts of Hassan.
Extents: 18 shelfmarks
Notebooks of Mrs. Frances L. Matthews, consisting of: Exercise books containing transcripts by Mrs. Matthews of religious talks by T.A. Bowhay, 1911-25 Six notebooks containing prayers and devotional writings of Mrs. Matthews, 1952, n.d. Notebook containing verse by Mrs. Matthews, n.d.
Extents: 38 shelfmarks
Dates: 20th cent.
Papers of John Masefield, collected by Diana Daniels, consisting of correspondence, 1920-60; copies and drafts of poems, 1902-65; essays and lectures, c. 1921-63; autobiographical notes; and four pocket diaries of Judith Masefield, 1923, 1928, 1935, and 1938, with a pocket-book containing drawings of horses by her, 1920.
Extents: 13 shelfmarks (1.43 linear metres)
Dates: c. 1902-67
Papers of 'Michael Field', arranged into five groups: Correspondence of 'Michael Field', 1867-1926 Drafts, manuscripts and proofs of their plays, a few in prose (which are unpublished), the majority in verse, c. 1874-1918 Drafts and manuscripts of their verse, 1861-1912 Miscellaneous papers, mainly of personal and biographical interest, 1832-1924 …
Extents: 195 shelfmarks
Papers of Richard Ellis Roberts comprising: letters to Ellis and Harriet Roberts, 1927-39, n.d., including 11 letters from Florence Beerbohm to Harriet Roberts and 1 letter to Ellis Roberts, 1931-6, n.d.; 11 letters from Mary Butts to Ellis Roberts and 1 letter to Harriet Roberts, 1933-6; 10 letters from H.R.L. Sheppard, 1936-7; and 28 letters from Helen Waddell, 1927-39, n.d. letters to Ellis…
Extents: 3 shelfmarks
Dates: 1917-39, n.d.
The archive of the poet, writer and literary critic Sir Stephen Spender (1909-1995).
Extents: 24.31 Linear metres (221 physical shelfmarks)
Dates: 1917-2004, n.d.
The collection consists mainly of typescripts of novels, articles and poems.
Extents: 12 shelfmarks
Two booklets of modern verse, written out and decorated by Frederic Prokosch, 1982. Parts of the title-page and colophon in both pamphlets are printed. The title-pages read: 'Illustrated by Frederic Prokosch. The Prometheus Press, Grasse, 1982'. The colophons, which include an edition statement, have been numbered and signed by Prokosch. The booklets are: A.E. Housman, 'Loveliest of Trees'. The text of the poem…
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Verse by H.M. Margoliouth, consisting of: Fair copies of verse, with some printed cuttings Working notebooks, including drafts of verse, c. 1951-4
Extents: 9 shelfmarks (0.99 linear metres)
Dates: 20th cent.
Works of Lascelles Abercrombie, consisting of: 'The sale of St. Thomas', as published, Dymock, 1911 'The staircase' with many corrections, as printed in New Numbers, i, no. 4 (Dec. 1914) 'The Olympians' as printed in New Numbers, i, no. 1 (Feb. 1914) Unfinished draft of a play 'Deborah',…
Extents: 5 shelfmarks
Works of Walter de la Mare, consisting of: Draft of 'The memoirs of a midget', published, London, 1921 Fair copies, June 1933, of two poems 'Speech' and 'Snowing', printed in Poems, 1919 to 1934 (London, 1935)
Extents: 2 shelfmarks
Amended typescript by Peter Bladen, 'The Septangle. A Poetical Symposium', completed
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2571/1-3
Extents: 402 Leaves
Autograph postcard from Martyn Skinner to Walter Hooper
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 26
Extents: 1 leaf
Letter from John Masefield to Hiram Hoskin
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7556, fols. 102-103
Extents: 2 Leaves
Letters from Siegfried Sassoon to Rolf Barbour, 1946-1966.
Shelfmark: Dep. c. 1284
Extents: 193.0 Leaves
Letters of Alun Lewis
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2012
Extents: 123 Leaves
Photocopies of letters from John Betjeman to Bevis Hillier.
Shelfmark: MS. Facs. c. 175
Extents: 36 Leaves