The material consists of six pieces of writing on Kenneth Armitage and his work. These are:
one typescript, titled 'British Pavilion, XXIX Biennale, Venice 1958 / The Sculpture of Kenneth Armitage / by Alan Bowness' (two copies);
one typescript, titled 'The Artist Speaks', a script by John Read for the BBC (1958);
one typescript, titled 'Kenneth Armitage', by Roland Penrose (1959);
one incomplete, annotated draft of a review of Armitage's work (c 1972);
two copies of a text on 'Richmond Oak';
one incomplete copy of a typescript, titled 'Kenneth Armitage / Richmond Oaks and other works';
one copy of a typescript titled "Kenneth Armitage's 'Richmond Oak'", by John McEwen;
one transcript of an interview with Armitage by Michael Sweeney, dated 10 March 1998.
Also included is a mock-up of the title page for the Lund Humphries book on Kenneth Armitage.