Archive Collection icon Archive Collection: Ken Smith Archive

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Title: Ken Smith Archive

Level: Collection 

Classmark: BC MS 20c Smith

Creator(s): Smith, Ken (1938-2003)

Date: 1950-2003

Main language: English

Size and medium: 39 boxes originally

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/13758 

Collection group(s): Leeds Poetry | English Literature

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Description

The complete literary archive of Ken Smith. This substantial collection of material includes large series of correspondence, drafts of published and unpublished work, research material and publications in which Smith's work featured.

Administrative or biographical history

Ken Smith (1938-2003) was a poet who attended the University of Leeds, studying with Geoffrey Hill, Tony Harrison and Jon Silkin. He co-edited Stand magazine from 1963-1972. He taught at the University of Leeds as a Yorkshire Arts Fellow from 1976-1978.

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