Peter Scupham: correspondence and papers
Scope and Contents
[Boxes 1-4]: Correspondence between Peter Scupham and Carola Braunholtz; school reports of Peter Scupham; unpublished poems by Peter Scupham; letters and poems sent to Peter Scupham by John Hadwen; letters from Peter Scupham to John Hadwen; settings by John Hopkins of poems by Peter Scupham; interviews and comments on poems by Scupham, by Anthony Glover; other early (1950s) letters to Peter Scupham from National Servicemen; correspondence respecting Scupham's poems 'A masculine pastoral'; correspondence from Glen Cavaliero, Robert Nye, Robert Wells, Margi Blunden , John Fuller, U. A. Fanthorpe, Michael Cullup, John Cotton, D. J. Enright, Lawrence Sail, John Press, Anne Stevenson and P. J. Kavanagh. [Boxes 5-9]: material donated August 2012: poetry notebooks; correspondence relating to publishers (OUP, Anvil, Carcanet, et al., and in particular relating to the discontinuation of the OUP poetry list); correspondence relating to Giles Scupham; cuttings book; general correspondnce, including postcards, the correspondents including Anne Stevenson, Ann Thwaite, Anthony Thwaite, Peter Davidson, Robert Wells, P. J. Kavanagh, Clive Wilmer, and many others; two TSS of collections of poems by Glen Cavaliero; speeches delivered in Emmanuel College debates, c. 1955.
- 1785-2012 (bulk 1950s - 2010s)
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9 archive box(es) (9 boxes)
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Donated by Peter Scupham and Carola Braunholtz, July 2011; further donations by Peter Scupham, August 2011; and October 2011 (letters from Scupham to John Hadwen); and November 2011 (two poetical notebooks of Peter Scupham); and August 2012 (two poetry notebooks; correspondence relating to publishers (OUP, Anvil, Carcanet, et al.); correspondence relating to Giles Scupham; cuttings book; general correspondnce, including postcards; two TSS of collections of poems by Glen Cavaliero; speeches in Emmanuael College debates, c. 1955);
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