Graham Chainey: The Chancellor's Medal

Scope and Content

'The Chancellor's Medal: a history of the Cambridge poetry prize', a photocopy of a typescript, 141 pages, followed by a note and a list of winning poems, 3 pages. There are also photocopies of extensive correspondence with Chainey, 1982-1986, regarding his research for this work, accompanied by copies of several articles and Chainey's 'The Chancellor's English Medal', reprinted from the Cambridge review (December 1984), pp. 200-203.

Administrative / Biographical History

Graham Chainey (b. 1946) was the author of A literary history of Cambridge (Cambridge University Press, 1985).

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by Graham Chainey, 1986.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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