Gaye Hicyilmaz Collection

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 1840 GHi
  • Dates of Creation
      c 1955-2006
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      12 archive boxes + books

Scope and Content

Papers of the author, Gaye Hicyilmaz [also published under the name Annie Campling]. The collection includes draft material relating to unpublished works, including stories written by Gaye Hicyilmaz when she was a child; drafts, research material, correspondence and reviews relating to all of her published novels, and some published short stories; personal papers, including material relating to reviews of children's books written by Hicyilmaz for the Times Educational Supplement; and English and foreign language editions of Hicyilmaz's published novels.

Administrative / Biographical History

Created by Gaye Hicyilmaz during the course of her career as a writer.


The collection is arranged into five series as follows:

GHi/01 Early compositions

GHi/02 Published novels and short stories

GHi/03 Unpublished novels and short stories

GHi/04 Personal papers

GHi/05 Printed books

As far as possible, the author's original system of arrangement has been maintained.

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers, by appointment only.

Appraisal Information

The collection has been appraised, and all duplicate material removed.

Custodial History

Donated to Seven Stories by the creator in 2009.