Contents and Arrangement

K-Z, 1970-2018

1 box

Collection Overview

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence with P. J. and Kate Kavanagh, Brian Keeble, Harry Kemp, John Kerr, Geoffrey Keynes, Miles Kingston, James Kirkup, Jonathan Kooperstein, Catherine Lambert, Thomas Land, Simon Lawrence, George Lawson, Brendan Lehane, John Lehmann, Oliver Letwin, Grevel Lindop, Frank Lissauer, Raymond Lister, Christopher Logue, David Low, Alexis Lykiard, George MacBeth, Wes Magee, Liza Mann, Chris Miller, Huon Mallalieu, Sheila Markham, John Martin, Trevor McMahon, Edward Mendelson, James Merrill, James Methuen-Campell, Barry Miles, Spike Milligan, Sheena McCall, a folder labeled "Miscellaneous Minor Poets," Adrian Mitchell, Edwin Morgan, Bradford Morrow, Ian Mortimer, Eric Mottram, Paul Muldoon, Anthony Naumann, Dee Odell Foster, William Oxley, Arnold Palmer, Derek Parker, Brian Patten, Tom Paulin, Neil Pearson, Brian Pepper, Kevin Perryman, William Peskett, Paul Peter Piech, Barry Edgar Pilcher, Ann Playfair, Tully Potter, Omar Pound, Alan Powers, John Pudney, Eric Quayle, Christopher Priest, Kevin Raine, Paul Rassam, Peter Redgrove, Jeremy Reed, Ishmael Reed, Christopher Ricks, Robin Robertson, John Rolph, Tom Rosenthal, Anthony Rudolf, Keith Sagar, Clive Sansom, William Sansom, Maurice Saatchi, Tom Scott, Howard Sergeant, William Kean Seymour, Sandra Shevey, Penelope Shuttle, Henry Silcok, Jon Silkin, Alan Sillitoe, Iain Sinclair, Christopher Skelton, Frances Spalding, Jon Stallworthy, Timothy Steele, Bernard Stone, Tom Stoppard, Julian Symons, Tambimuttu, Michael Taylor, Neil Tennant, Paul Theroux, Donald Michael Thomas, Dylan Thomas, Ronald Stewart Thomas, Christopher Tugendhat, Richard Usborne, Jim Vollmar, Harriet Walter, Miriam Waddington, John Ward, Keith Waterhouse, Donald Weeks, Hellmuth Weissenborn, Eric White, George Whitman, Benjamin Whitrow, Whittington Press, Howard Woolmer, Michael York.


Correspondence remains in its original alphabetical order.

Collection History


No materials were separated from the collection during 2021 processing aside from routine appraisal practices.


Baseline processing of this collection was sponsored by the Delafield fund.

Processing Information

Baseline processing of this collection was completed by Kelly Bolding in September 2021. Finding aid written by Kelly Bolding in September 2021, incorporating some description written by the dealer.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

K-Z; Words Press Records, C1651, Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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