The School Bag

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88918/16/1-2
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000047.0x00012b
  • Dates of Creation
      24 Jan 1995-9 Mar 1997
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      2 folders

Scope and Content

Partly typewritten and printed, partly autograph. Contains correspondence between Hughes, Seamus Heaney and staff at Faber and Faber relating to the anthology, including selection of poetry, order of the poetry in the anthology and publicity around its publication. Notes on poems to be included, examples of possible artwork for the volume, a picture of a sculpture entitled 'Salmon of Knowledge' by Conor Fallon and copies of separate interviews about the anthology given by Hughes and Heaney are also included. Notes and faxes about a poetry reading given by Hughes and Heaney with Diana Rigg and Imogen Stubbs for an Arvon Foundation Gala evening (on 2nd March 1997) are also included although their connection to The School Bag is not explained.


Correspondence has been arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access


Not Public Record(s)