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Poems and correspondence of Peter Robinson relating to his publications with the Many Press

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10034

Scope and Contents

Includes: ‘Going Out to Vote’: marked-up photocopied typescript of the poem, pasted-up typeset copy of the inner pages, layout sheet in John Welch’s hand, and copy number 5 of the printed broadsheet, signed by Robinson; ‘Overdrawn Account’: marked-up photocopied typescript of the poems, paste-up of a rejected cover design, undated letter to Welch from ‘Judy’ (typesetter), printed flyer, a copy of the book, and ‘Overdrawn Account, by Peter Robinson: A Balance-Sheet’ (manuscript review of the book), with a letter to Welch from the reviewer, ‘John’; a flyer advertising Robinson’s ‘Anaglypta’ (among other Many Press publications); typescript and word-processed poems by Robinson; and 15 letters, five cards and a note from Robinson to Welch, 1977-1986 and undated, manuscript and typescript.


  • Creation: 1977-1985


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0.003 cubic metre(s) (1 folder) : Paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased, 2013.

Related Materials

Other documents relating to Robinson and the Many Press are in MS Add.10064/2.

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Repository Details

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