1. Letters and postcards from Evelyn Waugh to F.J. Stopp, 1952-1961
22 items written from Piers Court, Stinchcombe, near Dursley, until 1956, and from Combe Florey House, near Taunton, from 1957.
2. Correspondence file, 1953-1973
Correspondence of F.J. Stopp about his book with the publishers Chapman and Hall and people who knew Waugh (e.g. Fr H.J. Mather, concerning Waugh's visit to British Guiana in 1933), as well as questions to libraries, correspondence with the B.B.C., and letters concerning articles and broadcasts by Waugh. There is are also correspondence with others researching Waugh, resulting from the publication of Stopp's book.
3. File of transcripts
An interview with Waugh, 'Frankly speaking', 1953 (2 versions, 28 Sep. and 30 Oct.); 'Writers at war' by Waugh, undated, 3pp.; 'The topography of Waughland', paper by F.J. Stopp for the '10 Club', a research group of the Faculty of Modern and Mediaeval Languages, Cambridge, undated.
4. File of press cuttings and printed matter
Press cuttings and magazine articles: reviews of Waugh's books, obituary notices, appreciations, etc., including copies of The Tablet (1966), Lancing College Magazine (1919-1922), and the Order of Service for the Requiem Mass at Westminister Cathedral (1966).
5. File of press cuttings
Reviews, appreciations, etc., and articles written by Waugh.
6. Notebook: Robbery under Law
Press cuttings of reviews of Waugh's Robbery under Law stuck into a notebook.
7. Evelyn Waugh newsletter
Four issues, nos. 2 and 3, and vol. 2, nos. 1 and 2 (1966-1967), of the newsletter produced by the English Department, Nassau Community College, New York.
8. Index cards
Cards arranged under the topic-headings 'travel books', 'technique', etc.
9. File of notes and correspondence
Envelope containing the contents of a file labelled 'Life and writing', comprising correspondence and interviews with people who knew Waugh, notes, drafts, press-cuttings, etc.
10. File of notes and reviews
Envelope containing the contents of a file labelled 'Critical works', containing reviews and notes on Waugh's work in general and on individual books.
11. Evelyn Waugh: portrait of an artist, by F.J. Stopp, 1958