Collection: MS 2078: Collection of Poetical Manuscripts by Gavin Ewart

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Title: Collection of Poetical Manuscripts by Gavin Ewart

Level: File 

Classmark: MS 2078

Creator(s): Ewart, Gavin (1916-1995)

Date: 13 Dec 1986 - Jun 1987

Size and medium: 1 file

Persistent link: https://explore.library.leeds.ac.uk/special-collections-explore/629663 

Collection group(s): English Literature

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Description

Contains a manuscript draft and typescript copy of the following poems: 'The Poetry Society: Shock Horror Revelations' [with explanatory notes]; 'Looking at Lloyd's; 'A Hair of the Dog'; 'Her Privates We!'; 'Lincoln's Eightieth Birthday'; and 'Burns Night: A Wee Pseudo-Sonnet to the Immortal Memory'.

Administrative or biographical history

Gavin Ewart (4 Feb1916 – 25 Oct1995), was a poet who worked in publishing, as an editor and as a copywriter. He was awarded the Cholmondeley Award in 1971, and acted as Chairman of the Poetry Society in 1978-79.

Provenance

Purchased from Quaritch/Sotheby in Dec 1987.

Accessions Register no B22234 - B22240

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