Patric Dickinson Manuscripts

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A small collection relating mainly to Ancient Greek and Roman drama, particularly the comic plays of Aristophanes, including manuscripts and presentation copies of plays translated by Dickinson. The collection also includes manuscripts of broadcasts made by Dickinson, and printed works by Dickinson and autographed by him.

Administrative / Biographical History

Patric Thomas Dickinson, 1914-1994, poet and playwright

Reference: Finding aid for Patric Dickinson Manuscripts.


There is no system of arrangement.

Conditions Governing Access

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased in 1973

Other Finding Aids

A paper catalogue to item level is available in the Special Collections Department and at the National Register of Archives in London.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


Further additions may be made to this collection.