Collection UAF - U A Fanthorpe Archive

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U A Fanthorpe Archive


  • [1879-1880] 1976 – present (Creation)

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13 linear meters

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(1929 - 2009)

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(1932 -)

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Donated to the University in 2005 by U A Fanthorpe and R V Bailey, with further accruals

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The personal archive of poet U A Fanthorpe CBE (1929-2009), a Gloucestershire-based poet. The collection encompasses extensive correspondence and draft poetry and is an example of the creative processes writers undertake from idea to composition to finished piece. The collection is comprised of paper-based documents and new accessions are occasionally received from U A’s partner Rosie Bailey

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Uncatalogued. Access via appointment in consultation with the archivist

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