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Robert Graves: A Story Worth the Telling, 1980-1998

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9842/3/2

Scope and Contents

Two scripts (one 'Not checked as recorded', the other 'Checked as recorded') of the BBC Radio 3 programme 'Robert Graves: A Story Worth the Telling', written and presented by Mole. Duplicated typescript. Also present is a quantity of other material relating to the programme and to Graves, including autograph and typescript notes by Mole; 'Discovering Robert Graves' (test by Mole, corrected typescript); letters to Mole from John Cotton, Patric Dickinson (with a poem, 'A bit from an old prayer'), William Graves, Richard Luckett, Blake Morrison, Paul O'Prey, Michael Schmidt, Martin Seymour-Smith, Fraser Steel and Ronnie Wathen; lists of recordings by Graves; transcripts of statements and interviews relating to Graves, some relating to 'The Achievement of Robert Graves', by or with David Constantine, Richard Luckett, John Montague, Paul O'Prey and Martin Seymour-Smith; lists of questions put by Mole to Luckett and Seymour-Smith; cuttings and photocopies of printed texts; and poems, 'Fully Interlocking Pieces' and 'Great Uncle Will'.


  • 1980-1998

Conditions Governing Access

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3 folder(s)

Processing Information

All items except the 'Checked as corrected' script of 'Robert Graves: A Story Worth the Telling' formed the contents of a file labelled 'Robert Graves' by Mole, and were part of the 2009 accession. The 'Checked as corrected' script was part of the 2023 accession.


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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