Papers, 1953-1972.


Finlay, Ian Hamilton. Papers, 1953-1972.

Papers, 1953-1972.

Consists of the correspondence and writings of Ian Hamilton Finlay, 1925-, and of material sent to Finlay for inclusion into issues of Poor. Old. Tired. Horse. This involved lengthy correspondence with solicitors, members of parliament, librarians, staffs of magazines, newspapers, arts councils, and literary organizations as well as close friends and poets. Writings by Finlay include both his literary efforts and instructions for his creative works as well as photographs of some of them. Also included are writings by other authors. Other items in the collection include bibliographical materials; photographs of Finlay, his boat, and garden; and printed material.

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