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Poetry, 1960 - 1986

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COO/2/1

Scope and Contents

From the Fonds:

The collection consists of correspondence, poetry and prose received by Barrie Cooke and original artwork produced by him. The principal correspondents are Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Jean Valentine and John Montage, and their letters along with their poetry and prose are to be found in the archive. There is also a large series of correspondence from poets and artists resident in Ireland, the United Kingdom and America, often consisting of just 1 or 2 letters from each correspondent but showing Cooke's wide circle of friends and interests.


  • Creation: 1960 - 1986


Conditions Governing Access

From the Sub-Fonds:

The Ted Hughes material is open for consultation but photographs may not be taken without the permission of the Ted Hughes Estate. Those wishing to publish any material that is the copyright of the Ted Hughes Estate should seek permission from the Estate prior to publication. The Archivist can provide further information and contact details for the Estate.


17 file(s)


The poems are arranged chronologically, either using dates on the poems or from publication dates. Many of the poems are likely to have been written well before their publication dates. Publication information has been taken from 'Ted Hughes: A Bibliography, 1946-1995', 2nd edition, by Keith Sagar and Stephen Tabor, Mansell Publishing Ltd, 1998 (available in Pembroke College Library, reference 312 HUGH 3)

Repository Details

Part of the Pembroke College Library Repository

Pembroke College
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