Sir John Collings Squires Papers

Scope and Content

A small collection of autograph drafts typescripts and proofs, many revised and signed with autograph corrections, of his poems The Enemy ; Farewells ; Birthday Gifts ; The Lover's Lute ; Anarki ; The Rebel Heart and others.

Administrative / Biographical History

Administrative/Biographical History

Sir John Collings Squires, 1884-1958, writer and journalist.

Reference: University of Birmingham, Guide to Special Collections Archives and Manuscripts ( ). Accessed January 2002.

Access Information

Access Conditions

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased at Sotheby's in June 1979.

Other Finding Aids

Please see full catalogue for more details.

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 Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult.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 deposits are not expected.

Related Material

University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department also holds the Raglan Somerset Papers (GB 150 RS), which were part of the same Sotheby's lot as the Sir John Collings Squires Papers.