TS/MS 'Open heart university'

Scope and Content

TS, MS and photocopied MS draft leaves from the poem collection ‘Open heart university.’ All leaves, apart from two sets of two leaves stapled together, are loose. The first of the stapled sets contains a photcopied of the ‘Letters to the Editor’ column from the Totnes Times, dated ‘Dec 20 – 27 1972’. Some MS foliation in red in the top right hand corner of leaves. Most poems are dated, with the timescale spanning from the 1960s to the 1980s. In some cases places of composition are also given; these include London, Bayswater, Bexhill, Los Angeles, Brisbane, ‘On a plane over Java’, Finchley, ‘Maitland Bay NSW [New South Wales]’, ‘In a plane over the Red Sea’ and Winchelsea. Some MS annotations to make corrections and alterations to the poems (some of these are photocopied annotations). Also includes a TS introduction to the papers and collection of poems by Milligan, MS lists in red, both dated March 1981, listing missing pages and items, and two small green leaves, also listing missing items in MS.

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