Poetry Collections and Published Poems

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS 20c Crossley-Holland/1
  • Dates of Creation
      1960 - 1999
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      11 boxes; 53 files

Scope and Content

This sub-fonds contains papers relating to poetry collections and published poems by Kevin Crossley-Holland. These generally relate to the publication process, and include correspondence between Crossley-Holland and his publishers and proofs of collections. Poem drafts are generally held separately in series Brotherton Collection MS 20c Crossley-Holland/2/2, and in Crossley-Holland's working notebooks.


This subfonds is arranged accordingly : On Approval My Son Alderney: The Nunnery Norfolk Poems The Rain-Giver New Poetry 2 Anthology The Dream-House Time's Oriel Oxford Book of Travel Verse Waterslain Medieval Lovers The Painting Room The Seafarer Oenone in January New and Selected Poems 1965-1990 Eleanor's Advent The Language of Yes Poems From East Anglia Swarm and Honeycomb The New Exeter Book of Riddles

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