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Correspondence: John Riley, 1961-1978

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10038/8

Scope and Contents

Contains almost exclusively letters sent to John Riley by many correspondents but also includes a handful of letters from Riley himself.
Subjects dealt with in the correspondence include matters relating to the Grosseteste Press and 'Grosseteste Review', and comment and criticism from friends and fellow-poets to whom Riley had sent copies of poems which he had brought to a degree of completion.
Arranged alphabetically.


  • Creation: 1961-1978


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.


5 archive box(es) (5 boxes)

Language of Materials


Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

Cambridge University Library
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Cambridge CB3 9DR United Kingdom