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Welch, John Hope, 1942- (poet, publisher and teacher)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1942-

John Hope Welch was born in Southgate, London, in 1942, and read Modern Languages at Magdalene College, Cambridge (B.A. 1965). After training as a teacher in Southampton and teaching for a year in Lyon, he specialised as a teacher of English to school students recently arrived in Britain, working in this field for twenty-seven years. He founded The Many Press in 1975. Welch's collections of verse are 'Out walking' (London: Anvil, 1984); 'The eastern boroughs' (Exeter: Shearsman, 2004); and 'Collected poems' (Exeter: Shearsman, 2008).

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

Andrew Crozier, 'Were There'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10020
Scope and Contents Papers relating to the publication of Andrew Crozier, 'Were There' (London: The Many Press, 1978), including: Crozier's text of 'Were There', photocopied typescript in binder; paste-up/camera ready copy of 'Were There', with notes on page layout by Crozier; pages from Andrew Crozier, 'Seven Contemporary Sun Dials' (Brighton: 1975), with a cover sheet marked by Crozier; nine letters from Crozier to John Welch of The Many Press, one with a sheet of autobiographical notes; a copy of 'Were There'...
Dates: 1975-1979 (and undated)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Cambridge poets (1)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10013/2/49
Scope and Contents Letters and poems: Denise Riley, eight poems, two with messages added; Nick Totton, 'The Aphasia Murders', 'Fully in the Light' and three single-page texts; John Welch, nine letters and a collaborative text; Martin Thom, poems (mostly pages from magazines) letters and a review; Ian Patterson, document with some poems.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply. Access to documents may be restricted if they contain information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000.
 File

John Welch

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10013/2/43
Scope and Contents Letters, postcards and poems, including versions of 'Its Radiance'.
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply. Access to documents may be restricted if they contain information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000.
 Fonds

Letters from Andrew Crozier

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10021
Scope and Contents The letters are to David Tipton (1 letter, 1970); Peter Baker (9 letters, 1972-1977 and no year); John Welch (13 letters, 1974-1982); and Ken Edwards (5 letters, 1987-1988).
Dates: 18 Feb. 1970-1 June 1988
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Papers of John Welch and archive of The Many Press

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10064
Scope and Contents Literary correspondence and papers, including the archive of The Many Press.
Dates: 1970-2014 (circa)
Conditions Governing Access: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply. Access to documents may be restricted if they contain information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Papers not relating to the Many Press (MS Add.10064/1) remain uncatalogued and are not available for consultation.
 Item

WELCH, John, c.mid-1970s

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10038/8/53
Scope and Contents Single undated letter from John Welch to John Riley.
Dates: c.mid-1970s
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (1998) apply. Access to documents may be restricted if they contain information exempted from disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act, 2000. Some correspondence files are closed for specified periods for reasons of confidentiality.

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