Notebooks

Scope and Content

Autograph notebooks containing names and contact details, diary entries including an account of a fishing trip to Grimersta (9th-16th July 1998) and feelings about publication of Birthday Letters, notes on poets and their poetry, lists of poems in Birthday Letters and notes about memorising poems (later published in the poetry anthologies, By Heart: 101 Poems to Remember and The School Bag). Notes and poetry drafts including some short poems written for staff at Faber are also included. The small fabric covered notebook contains records of Hughes's dreams (December 1997-2nd June 1998).

Conditions Governing Access

Unavailable as awaiting conservation

Not Public Record(s)