Nimbus magazine archive, 1945-1962.

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Abse, Dannie. Nimbus magazine archive, 1945-1962.

Nimbus magazine archive, 1945-1962.

The Nimbus Archive, 1945-1962, consists primarily of editorial files which include manuscripts, paste-ups, galleys, page proofs, designs, photographs, and various materials collected for publication, plus related correspondence, legal documents, and publicity. All issues of Nimbus, except the material for the last issue (Vol. IV, no. 2), are represented in the Editorial Files, 1951-1957. Nimbus published a diverse group of authors representing various literary schools, including such writers as Dannie Abse, W.H. Auden, George Barker, Bertolt Brecht, Jean Cocteau, Mircea Eliade, T.S. Eliot, Jean Genet, Michael Hastings, John Heath-Stubbs, C.G. Jung, Patrick Kavanagh, Laurie Lee, George Macbeth, Colin MacInnes, Pablo Neruda, Stevie Smith, Alexander Trocchi, Richard Wilbur, and Noel Woodin. Also found here are several manuscripts not published by Nimbus, including works by John Health-Stubbs, Alexander Trocchi, David Wright, a radio play, "Too Tired for Words," by Stevie Smith, and others. The Business Files, 1945-1962, include correspondence, legal papers, and publicity. The outgoing and incoming correspondence primarily addresses editorial and financial concerns during David Wright's co-editorship. The letters of Christopher Logue and Noel Woodin, however, are of a more personal nature. Other significant correspondents include Dannie Abse, W.H. Auden, Djuna Barnes, Edward Dahlberg, C. Day Lewis, J.P. Donleavy, T.S. Eliot, William Empson, Michael Hamburger, John Heath-Stubbs, Patrick Kavanagh, Christopher Logue, Hugh MacDiarmid, W. Somerset Maugham, Vernon Scannell, Dame Edith Sitwell, Alexander Trocchi, and Evelyn Waugh.

3 boxes (1 linear foot), 2 oversize folders, and 16 galley folders.

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