Scope and content: This series consists of handwritten or typescript drafts of poems included in these publications: A place a people; The people of the dance; Spring that never freezes; First time death, Ten poems for Christmas II, This grievous injury and Cranmer. Also included is a scrapbook of research notes for Cranmer.
File arrangement is by date of publication imprint.
Arrangement of poem titles within each folder is not in the same order as the poems appeared in the finished volumes. It appears there may be some mix-up of drafts of poems among the folders for A place and people and the folders for The people of the dance.
Title based on contents of the series.
File 1 - First time death (1970) 1 folder *
File 2 - A place a people (1972) 8 folders
Pacey letter in folder 1
File 3 - The people of the dance (1975) 5 folders
File 4 - Spring that never freezes (1977) 1 folder
File 5 - Ten poems for Christmas II (1987) 1 folder
File 6 - This grievous injury (1992; 1995) 1 folder *
File 7 - Cranmer (1997) 1 folder *
Scrapbook of research notes for Cranmer in Box 1
File 8 - Typescript of presentation made at the 14th Milham Lecture, 24 November 2004 entitled "The Educational Review (1887-1912): It's First Quarter-Century". 11p.
* includes a copy of the published work