Antony Rowland Archive

Scope and Content

Includes manuscript and typescript drafts of poems, proof copies, notebook of manuscript notes, research notes, proof copies, correspondence some with the poets Brian Cox, Clare Pollard and Carol Ann Duffy, pamphlets, programmes, poetry books, photocopies, journals, newspaper cuttings and a few papers relating to Rowland’s teaching at the University of Salford.

Administrative / Biographical History

Antony Rowland (b.1970) is Professor of Literary Studies in English at the University of Salford. He studied at Leeds, received a Gregory award in 2000 and completed his PhD on the poetry of Tony Harrison (published in 2001).


The collection is arranged into 6 sub-collections, as follows:

  • MS 1906/1: Poetry collections (2001-2010)
  • MS 1906/2: Poetry drafts (1978-2011)
  • MS 1906/3: Teaching and related material (1999-2003)
  • MS 1906/4: Correspondence (1993-2010)
  • MS 1906/5: Personalia and miscellanea (1983-2012)
  • MS 1906/6: Journals and poetry magazines (1994-2010)

Access Information

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Conditions Governing Use

Material in this collection is in copyright. Photocopies or digital images can only be supplied by the Library for research or private study within the terms of copyright legislation. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain the copyright holder's permission to reproduce for any other purpose. Guidance is available on tracing copyright status and ownership.