General correspondence

Scope and Content

Contains correspondence exchanged with Hughes by acquaintances and members of the general public, as well as organisations such as charities and businesses, and invitations. Many individuals also sent poetry and other literary works with their letters and where possible these have been included. Larger enclosures have been placed separately under the heading 'Writings and enclosed material by others' (Add MS 88918/43-120).


Letters sent by universities have been arranged alphabetically by name rather than under 'U' for 'University'

Conditions Governing Access

Available for research unless otherwise stated

Not Public Record(s)

Related Material

An audio cassette sent by Nora Carr can now been found in the British Library's Sound Archive. For further information please see Add MS 88918/36/4.

Additional Information

Partly reserved - letters have been reserved in Add MS 88918/36/1, Add MS 88918/36/4, Add MS 88918/36/5, Add MS 88918/36/9, Add MS 88918/36/10, Add MS 88918/36/11, Add MS 88918/36/17, Add MS 88918/36/20 and Add MS 88918/36/23.