Poetry drafts, notes, personal reflections and correspondence relating to the creation, development and publication of Birthday Letters.
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 58 Add MS 88918/1/2-16
- Alternative Id.(ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000047.0x000111
- Dates of Creation[before Feb 1998] - 26 Feb 1998
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description15 folders and volumes
Scope and Content
Original order of papers previously housed in box files under original titles has been retained.
Conditions Governing Access
Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements
14 folders and 1 oversize volume
Collection of 88 poems published in 1998. Won Forward, T.S. Eliot, Whitbread, South Bank and book of the year prizes in that year.
A copy of the first edition of St Botolph's Review with Hughes's annotations can be found in the Rare Books Collection (shelf mark RF.2010.b.10.).