Poetry and Correspondence 1964-1967


Poetry and Correspondence, 1964-1967

Poetry and Correspondence 1964-1967

Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a poet and artist who lived most of his life in Edinburgh, Scotland. This collection dates from 1964 to 1967, when Finlay was involved in the concrete poetry movement. Included are drafts and final printed copies of Finlay’s works, extensive correspondence with art historian Stephen Bann and critic Mike Weaver, periodicals and photographs.

2.5 linear feet (5 boxes), 1 oversize folder


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Turnbull, Gael

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Epithet: poet and physician British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000298.0x000349 British poet; b. 1928. From the description of Gael Turnbull papers, 1965-1973. (University of Connecticut). WorldCat record id: 28420460 English author. From the description of Note to an unidentified recipient [manuscript], 1967 October. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647844464 ...

Finlay, Ian Hamilton

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Ian Hamilton Finlay (1925-2006) was a Scottish poet, writer, artist and gardener. Much of his work on paper was issued through his own Wild Hawthorne Press, which he founded in 1964. From the description of Collection of printed material from Wild Hawthorn Press, 1977-1990. (University of Illinois-Chicago Library). WorldCat record id: 301555191 Scottish concrete poet and garden designer, born 1925. From the description of Thonier : watercolor print, nd. (Unknown)...

Bann, Stephen

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Weaver, Mike

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Mike Weaver was for some years a lecturer in the School of English at the University of Exeter, with a specialism in American studies. He joined the University in 1967 as a lecturer in American literature, later becoming Reader in American Arts and Letters. He was heavily involved in the work of the American Arts Documentation Centre which was centred at the School of English c1970-1997, and of which he was Director. He left the University c1978, and is now Professorial Fellow Emeri...