This collection contains manuscript items from the Patrick Miles Chekhov Collection. The items in the collection are a product of research by Patrick Miles between 1967 and 1988 into Russian theatre and the work of Anton Chekhov specifically. The collection is particularly strong on Russian and British criticism of Chekhov's early works, and the history of the British staging of his plays. The collection contains:
Bibliographies compiled by Patrick Miles. 1968-1988 (CHEK/BB);
Card indexes containing notes made by Miles relating to editions of Chekhov and references to his work in criticism. 1968-1988 (CHEK/ID);
Chekhov research materials: papers relating to reception and criticism of Chekhov's work in Russia and England. The papers comprise newspaper cuttings, photocopies, off-prints, manuscripts and whole issues of newspapers and journals. 1880-1988 (CHEK/R);
Chekhov on the British Stage: theatre programmes and other papers relating to the performance and production of Chekhov's plays in Britain. 1930-1998 (CHEK/TP).