Literary Correspondence

Scope and Content

These files contain correspondence received by Paines Plough relating to new writing. The majority of letters are covering letters for plays which were submitted for the consideration of Paines Plough.


These files are arranged in alphabetical order. The letters were originally attached to submitted scripts or readers reports. They have been separated in order to faciliate access to the scripts and readers reports.

Conditions Governing Access

As these files contain personal data they have been closed under the Data Protection Act 1998 for 81 years from the last date on the file.