Ms draft of introduction to 'The Sufis'

Scope and Content

Ms draft of Graves's introduction to 'The Sufis' by Idries Shah. Pages numbered 1, 2, "3-4", 5 to 9, 9A, 10 to 13 and 15 to 26. Pages 5 and 19 consist of four pasted fragments; pages 6, 7, 11, 15, and 18 consist of three pasted fragments; page 9A bears a pasted fragment; page 10 consists of two pasted fragments. Page 5 uses the verso of a fragment of page 3 of an ms draft of this text. Page 7 uses the verso of a ts fragment of a press release issued by the Arts Council of Great Britain, 22 November 1962, concerning a poetry reading given by Graves and Edward Lucie-Smith.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC2360

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.