The University of Liverpool Library holds a wide ranging collection of literary manuscripts and archives. During the last 50 years acquisitions have been informed by the research interests of academic staff in the School of English and the development of a strategy to collect the work of local writers. Materials held include a medieval English manuscript of Piers Plowman, significant holdings of Ted Hughes’ work, manuscript drafts and letters from Richard Le Gallienne, D.H. Lawrence, Sylvia Plath, Seamus Heaney, Matt Simpson, and the archives of Roger McGough, Brian Patten, Adrian Henri, Olaf Stapledon, John Wyndham, and Eric Frank Russell.
|Description of acquisition (including extent)||Type of acquisition||Source of acquisition|
|1. Stephen BaxterDrafts of novels. 6 boxes||Loan/deposit||Offer from owner|
|2. Ken BulmerDrafts and correspondence. 10 boxes||Loan/deposit||Offer from owner|
|3. Douglas R. MasonDrafts and mss. 1 box||Loan/deposit||Offer from owner|
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