Page proofs of the collection as in /2. Hutchinson has marked these as collated on 29 April 1980. According to usual practice, Hutchinson has probably used McMillan's author's set as the basis for this collated set, and his corrections are probably those made in blue; Hutchinson has added further corrections in green. Stored with three letters from McMillan to Schmidt and one copy reply (24 October 1978-15 April 1980), relating to the first version of the manuscript, its subsequent augmentation with more poems, and the epigraph which McMillan added after submitting the manuscript (a typescript version of this is enclosed in one of his letters). Also included are some typescript acknowledgements, annotated by Schmidt; and some rough notes towards a blurb written by Schmidt.
Scope and Content
The archivist has numbered the additional papers at the front of the file i-vii.