Holograph copy of Survivors, a collection of poetry by George Edward Gee,c.1947

Scope and Content

Manuscript fair copy holograph of Gee's printed collected poems as published in,Survivors. The poems are dated from 1890 to 1938. The subjects of his poetry include boyhoodin Nottingham, the American North-West, his family, natural history, and vistas of countryside andmountains.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Edward Gee appears to have spent much of his life in Nottinghamshire but made frequentvisits to North America. No details are known about him beyond his writings as a poet.


No archival arrangement has been necessary.

Access Information

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Other Finding Aids

  • This description is the only finding aid available for the manuscript. Copyright on thedescription belongs to The University of Nottingham.

Conditions Governing Use

REPROGRAPHIC: Reprographic copies can be supplied for educational use and private study purposesonly, depending on access status and the condition of the documents.

COPYRIGHT: Permission to make published use of any material from this collection must be soughtin advance in writing from the Keeper of the Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections(email mss-library@nottingham.ac.uk). The Department will try to assist in identifying copyright owners but this can be difficult and the responsibility for copyright clearance before publication ultimately rests with the person wishing to publish.

Custodial History

Specific details concerning the acquisition of the manuscript are unclear. It seems to have beenacquired by the library of University College Nottingham (now The University of Nottingham) in about1947. Gee donated a published copy of Survivors to University College Nottingham in 1947which is now in The University of Nottingham Department of Manuscripts and Special Collections' EastMidlands Collection. A manuscript annotation to the preface of that volume suggests that Geecompiled the collection while in Poulsbo, Washington, USA.


George Edward Gee, Survivors (Poulsbo, Washington: George Edward Gee, 194?)

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