David Chaloner, 'Today Backwards' and related papers
Scope and Contents
David Chaloner, 'Today Backwards', a gathering of typescript poems (some with manuscript anotations and deletions) published in Chaloner's book of that title, with title page and colophon, and with three further poems and 'Today Backward' (sic) printed in 'Vanessa Poetry Magazine', No. 2. The poems are dated in typescript with dates between 1972 and 1975. With a copy of 'Vanessa Poetry Magazine', No. 2; John James, 'Variations on "Today Backwards"', duplicated typescript; a pasted-up typeset copy of the poem 'Today Backwards' for publication in the book; a printed copy of the book 'Today Backwards', with a loose typescript erratum slip; nine letters from Chaloner, one to 'Dear Editor', undated, three to David Tipton, 1969-1970, two to John Welch, 1976 (with two typescript poems), and three to Peter Baker, 1977-1980 and undated; and a letter from 'David' (not apparently Chaloner) to David Tipton, no date.
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0.003 cubic metre(s) (1 folder)
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Purchased, May 2013.
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