Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers

Date
[1947]-2001
By
Adcock, Fleur, 1934-
Ref
MS-Group-1057
Description

The collection includes drafts of published and unpublished poems and translations into English of Latin and Romanian poetry; other literary works including an unpublished novel and a journal of a visit to New Zealand, 1975-1976; correspondence from New Zealand writers and publishers and letters from Adcock to her mother. Also papers reflecting Adcock's activities as a prominent United Kingdom poet, including correspondence with publishers, broadcasters and literary societies and papers relating to literary fellowships, literary festivals and poetry readings.

Source of title - Supplied

A New Zealand-born poet based in the United Kingdom

Quantity: 185 folder(s). 4 volume(s). 2.90 Linear Metres.

Physical Description: Holograph, mss, typescripts and printed matter

Provenance: Donor/Lender/Vendor - Donated by Ms F Adcock, London, Oct 2001 (A2001-312); and purchased from Ms Adcock, London, Oct 2001 (A2001-346), Jun 2002 (A2002-237)

Access restrictions
Partly restricted material - Access to letters of living writers requires the written permission of both the writer and recipient. Access to other correspondence requires the written permission of Fleur Adcock as does access to unpublished novel `A Year in Miramar'.
Format
185 folder(s), 4 volume(s), 2.90 Linear Metres, Personal correspondence, Poetry, Notebooks, Autobiographies, Speeches, Diaries, Drafts (Documents), Research notes, Manuscripts, Holograph, mss, typescripts and printed matter
There are 9 sub-groups.
There are 162 items in total.
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There are 162 items in this group.
Date: 1988-1999 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-060 Description: File containing poems arranged in chronological order with an index Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Mss and typescripts
Date: 1973-1983 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-066 Description: Correspondence, contracts and programmes relating to poetry readings undertaken by Adcock mainly in the United Kingdom Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Desc...
Date: [195-?]-1996 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-041 Description: Contains short pieces of prose including untitled essays on writing poetry; `Women as poets'; `A Lifetime of writing' ca 1986; `Next door', 1985; `Women poet...
Date: 1983 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-039 Description: Unpublished novel set in 1948 and based on the experiences of Adcock as a teenager living in Wellington Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Typesc...
Date: [198-] From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-107 Description: Fifth and final notebook containing draft of unpublished novel, `A Year in Miramar'. Note on reverse of front cover reads `Finished 29 Dec 1982, revised vers...
Date: 1976-1982 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-112 Description: Transcripts for programmes about poets and poetry presented on the BBC by Adcock Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Typescripts
Date: [198-?] From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-097 Description: Translations into English of Romanian poets including Ioana Craciunescu Quantity: 1 folder(s). Physical Description: Holographs and typescripts
Date: 1980-1982 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7274-08 Description: Comprises letters written by Adcock to her mother, Irene Adcock, in which she writes of her activities, friends, work and other aspects of her life (1980-198...
Date: 1966-1983 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7495-035 Description: Correspondence with BBC and agreements and remittance advices relating to programmes featuring Adcock and her poems. Also correspondence with Thames televisi...
Date: Aug-Oct 1961 From: Adcock, Fleur, 1934- : Papers Ref: MS-Papers-7243-3 Description: Includes draft of story, `The Long road' or `Disinherited'; and poems, `Descending, ascending' and `The Magnetic light' Quantity: 1 folder(s).