File: "Poetry Centre Committee"

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 CQA6/1
  • Dates of Creation
      20 Nov 1970-5 Jun 1973
  • Physical Description
      45 pieces; 64 leaves.

Scope and Content

File containing agendas and minutes of the Poetry Centre Committee, established in 1971, and the earlier Working Party, along with associated correspondence, press releases and cuttings. Relates to: the establishment of the Poetry Centre and W.H. Auden's inaugural reading; subsequent activities and finances of the Centre; the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation grant, the move of Carcanet Press to Manchester and the appointment of Michael Schmidt to the English Department at Manchester University.