By Heart 101 Poems to Remember

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 58 Add MS 88918/13/1-5
  • Alternative Id.
      (ark) ark:/81055/vdc_100000000028.0x0001b6
  • Dates of Creation
      24 Jan 1997-29 Apr 1997
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 folders and packages

Scope and Content

Partly printed and typewritten, partly autograph material consisting of photocopies of poetry and notes about poems, and three publishers’ proofs.

Add MS 88918/13/1 contains photocopies of poems, notes, copies of different possible dustcover designs, drafts of an introduction to the anthology and notes about memorising poetry. Correspondence between Hughes and Lee Brackstone at Faber and Faber relating to the anthology, for which Hughes selected and edited the poetry and wrote the introduction, is also included.

Add MS 88918/13/2 contains a publisher's proof, an uncorrected proof and an exercise book of notes. Add MS 88918/13/3 contains two publishers' proofs. Add MS 88918/13/4 and Add MS 88918/13/5 are both slightly oversize cardboard copies of dustcovers for the poetry anthology.


Originally found in a box containing papers relating to different works

Access Information


Not Public Record(s)

Physical Characteristics and/or Technical Requirements

3 folders and 2 oversize items


The anthology was published by Faber and Faber in 1997.