Largely working notes by Wright, together with a large collection of photocopies of publications and a few manuscripts by or relating to Darley. Wright was working on a critical edition of selected poems by Darley for several years before his death.
Wright Darley Papers
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Research materials on the poet George Darley (1795-1846), assembled by Keith Wright (1937-1973), poet and lecturer in English at the University of Strathclyde.
The arrangement preserves Keith Wright's own grouping of the material.
Open for consultation.
Presented by Wright's parents, Mr and Mrs S. Wright (1978).
Other Finding Aids
Summary list, and fuller lists of files 2-4, 8-11, and 14-16.
British Library, Add. MSS 59605-59607: contain drafts for Wright's Western time: a traditional poem (1964)
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