Papers of Philip Hobsbaum

Scope and Content

Papers relating to Philip Hobsbaum's activities as teacher, critic and poet. Includes correspondence, manuscript poems, drafts of published and unpublished writing (articles, reviews and books) and teaching materials. There are also papers relating to the literary reading groups which Hobsbaum established while working in London, Belfast and Glasgow

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Philip Hobsbaum. Received from Rosemary Hobsbaum, 7 September 2005.

Other Finding Aids

Custodial History

Not known

Related Material

Professor Hobsbaum also bequeathed his library of over 10,000 books. These are housed in the Library Research Annexe, shelf-mark Hobsbaum.

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