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Add MS 88918/129/5 : 15 May [1969]-17 Dec 1979

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  • Title:
    Notebooks
  • Collection Area: Western Manuscripts
  • Reference: Add MS 88918/129/5
  • Creation Date: 15 May [1969]-17 Dec 1979
  • Extent and Access:
    Extent: 1 folder (containing 5 notebooks)

    Access Conditions: Restrictions to access apply please consult British Library staff:
    Conditions of Use: Due to the fragility of these notebooks, digital images will be issued in the first instance. Please ask Manuscripts Reference Enquiries staff for details.
  • Language: English
  • Contents and Scope:
    Contents: Autograph notebooks containing poetry drafts, notes on events and places in Hughes's life including Moortown farm. Diary entries, names and addresses, financial information, research notes, notes on literary projects and drawings possibly by Hughes's older brother, Gerald are also included. A letter (dated 21st October 1970), which was tucked into one of the notebooks was sent by Mary G. Evans of the International Centre of Theatre Centre (which was founded by Peter Brook and Micheline Rozan) and a postcard to Hughes have both been kept in the volume.

    Note: Reserved - One notebook (Add MS 88918/129/5(2) has been reserved for Data Protection reasons.
  • Copies: Digital images of these notebooks are available to consult in the Manuscripts Reading Room. Please ask Manuscripts Reference Enquiries staff.

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