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Kenneth Hopkins Collection of 19th Century Poetry, 1587-1980

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1981-025
Content Description For almost 40 years the British poet, novelist, and scholar Kenneth Hopkins (1914-1988) collected eighteenth and nineteenth century English poetry, often searching rural bookshops with such bookish companions as Edmund Blunden and Sir Rupert Hart-Davis. The result of his dedication is found in the collection of 5,000 volumes of English poetry from the past two centuries. The collection was formed not so much with an eye towards rarity as with attention to the more obscure figures as well as the...
Dates: 1587 - 1980

Kenneth Hopkins Poetry Memory Book, 1882-1884

Identifier: 1981-025-1
Content Description A small memory book with 12 bound-in poetry and drawings. A photocopy of the original index sheet is laid in.
Spine title: "Album."
Dates: 1882 - 1884

Miscellaneous literary manuscripts and correspondence, 1862-1989

Identifier: 1981-010
Scope and Contents An artificial collection that consists of single and/or small groups of letters, small groups of related literary materials, individual or small groups of manuscripts such as poems and similar individual pieces which were deemed at one time to be of sufficient bulk to be placed into separate collections. These materials were acquired independently of larger collections. The period covered is primarily the first half or so of the twentieth century, but there are selected items dating well into...
Dates: 1862 - 1989; Majority of material found within 1925 - 1970