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John Riley: three poems, Mid twentieth century

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10304/37

Scope and Contents

Typescript copies (two top copies, one carbon copy) of three poems by John Riley: 'A Conversation', 'Two Photographs' and 'A Picture: an Historical Perspective'. With a photocopy of a photograph of Pamela Collins, and a note by Rosemary Chorley regarding Pamela Collins and John Riley, written on a printout of Riley's Wikipedia entry.


  • Creation: Mid twentieth century


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3 folio(s) (1 folder)

Custodial History

The typescripts are assumed to have been presented by Riley to Pamela Collins, dedicatee of his volume 'Ancient and Modern'.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from the Cambridge University English Faculty Library, March 2023.

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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