RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 370/4
Date1903-2008
LevelBox
Extent1 box
TitleBox List 4
Description370/4 Box 4.

370/4/1 Copy of "The thing that it's about : an anthology for Jenny", by Glencairn Balfour Paul (Privately printed to celebrate the occasion of his ninetieth birthday, 23 September, 2007)

370/4/2 Copy of "Glencairn Balfour Paul, 23.9.1917-2.7.2008 : celebrating a life", containing poems and poetry by H.G.B-P, and comments from letters and emails about him after his death.

370/4/3 Copy of "A kind of kindness : poems, home and away", by Glencairn Balfour-Paul (Crediton, Cervisian Press, 2000).

370/4/4 Computer discs containing "A kind of kindness".

370/4/5 Orange folder containing photocopies of "The Chronicles of Glenluiart" (Moniaive, Dumfriesshire), being the diary of H.G.B-P's uncle Willam and Aunt Muriel, from 22/08/1903 to 22/08/1905.

370/4/6 Blue folder containing correspondence, etc. relating to H.G.B-P.'s autobiography "Bagpipes in Babylon":

370/4/6/1 Letter from [William] Roger Louis supporting the publication of the autobiography.
370/4/6/2 Invitation (02/02/2006) to attend a meeting at the Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies to celebrate the publication of the book.
370/4/6/3 Copy of the British-Yemeni Society Journal for 2006, containing a review of the autobiography on pp. 41-42 by David Tatham.
370/4/6/4 Photocopy of an online article from Middle East Quarterly for Winter 2004 (http://www.meform.org/article/580) giving the text (with notes) of H.G.B-P's despatch to the Foreign Office of 20/12/1969 on Saddam Hussein (file FCO 17/871).
370/4/6/5 Transparent plastic folder containing copies (some photocopied) of reviews of the autobiography from The Spectator (by Justin Marozzi),
the Geographical Magazine (by Nick Smith), the Times Higher Education Supplement (14/07/2006, by Trevor Mostyn), the Times Literary Supplement (12/05/2006, by Peter Clark), Asian Affairs (by Donald Hawley), plus interviews with H.G.B-P from the Express and Echo (18/01/2006, with Mike Byrne), the Western Morning News (11/02/2006, with Colin Bradley) and the Edinburgh Evening News (12/04/2006, with Adrian Mather). Also a photocopy of the blurb for the paperback version H.G.B-P's The end of empire in the Middle East : Britain's relinquishment of power in her last three Arab dependencies (Cambridge University Press, 1994).
370/4/6/6 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Sir James Craig (20/01/2006).
370/4/6/7 Copy of an email from Mary Gibbs to J.B-P, dated 20/01/2006 about the autobiography.
370/4/6/8 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Sir Robert Smith (07/02/2006).
370/4/6/9 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Hilary Mostyn (10/01/2007).
370/4/6/10 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Sir Antony Acland (07/05/2006).
370/4/6/11 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from John Richard Philip Abbott (04/2006).
370/4/6/12 Typewritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from George Burnet (20/04/2006).
370/4/6/13 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Grizel Graham Balfour Paul ("Snook") (letter dictated to and written by her daughter, 21/05/2006)
370/4/6/14 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Harold Whitson (11/07/2006)
370/4/6/15 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Mary Ann Janson (née Balfour) (05/05/2006)
370/4/6/16 Copy of an email to J.B-P. from Sandra and Ray Balfour (02/08/2006) on family history.
370/4/6/17 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Tony Kirk-Greene (08/07/2006).
370/4/6/18 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Vanda Palmer (no date, Icomb, Glos)).
370/4/6/19 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Henry Pelham Burn (12/07/2006).
370/4/6/20 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Philly Howard, G.B-P’s late niece.
(03/01/2006, Ulva Ferry, Ulva)
370/4/6/21 Typewritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Robin Crole (02/061/2006).
370/4/6/22 Copy of an email to J.B-P of appreciation of the autobiography from John Watt Dollar (31/01/2006) .
370/4/6/23 Copy of an email to J.B-P of appreciation of the autobiography from Susie Barrett (01/02/2006).
370/4/6/24 Handwritten letter correcting a passage in the autobiography from Lorna Selim (17/02/2006).
370/4/6/25 Handwritten card of appreciation of the autobiography from Baba (H.G.B-P's niece - 07/01/2006).
370/4/6/25 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Margareta Penstone? (18/03/2006 - written on the back of a coloutred photograph of an incomplete work by the author entitled "Desert in a dream".
370/4/6/26 Two typewritten letters of appreciation of the autobiography from Mrs. M.E. Griffiths, archivist of Sedburgh School (08/01/2006 and 01/03/2006).
370/4/6/27 Handwritten postcard of appreciation of the autobiography from Ruth Wilson (no date), wife of A.N Wilson.
370/4/6/28 Typewritten (and part handwritten) letter of appreciation of the autobiography from C.H.K. (Chay) Corgar (31/03/2006).
370/4/6/29 Typewritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Emma Parsons (03/04/2006).
370/4/6/30 Typewritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from Susan Neave (05/01/2006).
370/4/6/31 Handwritten postcard on finding a reviewer for the autobiography from Christopher Howse (n.d.)
370/4/6/32 Handwritten postcard of appreciation of the autobiography from Tony and Pat Bateman (n.d.)
370/4/6/33 Handwritten postcard of appreciation of the autobiography from Naomi and Antony le Fleming (n.d.)
370/4/6/34 Typewritten letter of appreciation of the autobiography from John Shipman (11/01/2006).
370/4/6/35 Typewritten letter correcting some passages in the autobiography from Robin Hanbury-Tenison (02/09/2006) - enclosed are photocopies of pages from "Die if you must" by John Hemming and "Worlds apart" by R.H-T, describing the incident discussed in the autobiography.
370/4/6/36 Publisher's publicity leaflet for "Bagpipes in Babylon".

370/4/7 Handwritten sheet of poems by H.G.B-P (glossed by J.B-P as "Glencairn's earliest childhood poems").

370/4/8 Buff envelope containing numerous handwritten and typewritten poems by H.G.B-P. (glossed by J.B-P as "later poems, notes for poems, etc., most unfinished/unpublished").

370/4/9 Buff envelope containing numerous typewritten poems by H.G.B-P (glossed by J.B.P as "poems 1930s-1960s, photocopies because the originals are so faint - most unpublished").

370/4/10 Orange envelope containing :

370/4/10/1 Programme for the Serlo Society, Exeter, for 1995/6 (including 7 December Glencairn Balfour-Paul, "Sliding into verse").
370/4/10/2 Photocopied poster for an Exeter Festival Lunchtime Recital (including 8 July 1998 - "Glencairn Balfour-Paul (poet), Peter J. Adcock (piano and flute) present an enticing marriage of words by the poet [and others] and music by Mozart, Gershwin and others").
370/4/10/3 Poster for poetry reading by H.G.B-P at the Tryst, Church Road, Pitlochry on 28 September.
370/4/10/4 Handwritten notes for "Sliding into poetry" by H.G.B-P., and for another unnamed talk.
370/4/11 Plastic wallet containing typewritten notes for a talk on poetry by H.G.B-P entitled "The approach to poetry" [1960s?]
370/4/12 Pink folder containing correspondence, etc. relating to H.G.B-P's collection of verse, "A kind of kindness".
370/4/12/1 Handwritten card sent to Sister Teresa Keswick by a "Diocesan Lady"(Pat W.) in appreciation of the verse collection (undated).
370/4/12/2 Six typewritten letters of appreciation of the verse collection and of the autobiography from Sister Teresa Keswick (22/05/2002 - 6 copies, 15/01/2004, 08/02/2006, 12/06/2006, 13/07/2006), plus a postcard (30/05/2002).
370/4/12/3 One typewritten letter (12/06/2006), one handwritten letter (undated), one handwritten postcard (27/12/2001) addressed to Oliver [Bernard] and a fragment of a handwritten letter (31/01/2002) [also addressed to O.B.?] from Sister Teresa Keswick.

370/4/12/4 52 letters (most handwritten, a few typewritten) and five postcards from Oliver Bernard (dated between 09/10/2001 and 04/08/2008).
370/4/12/5 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Liz Balmer (04/09/2003).
370/4/12/6 Two handwritten letters of appreciation of the verse collection from Michael Hamburger with photocopy of first letter (17/08/2002, 30/08/2002).
370/4/12/7 Two handwritten postcards of appreciation of four of H.G.B-P's poems from John Bateman (14/12/1990, 21/12/1990)
370/4/12/8 Handwritten letter and card of appreciation of the verse collection from Roger Deakin (12/10/2001, 28/10/2001).
370/4/12/9 Copies of two handwritten letters of appreciation of the verse collection from Vernon Scannell to Oliver Bernard.
370/4/12/10 Postcard of appreciation of the verse collection from Christopher Howse (08/07/2002) plus a cutting (three copies, one a photocopy) from CH's column in the Daily Telegraph mentioning H.G.B-P's collection (20/08/2002).
370/4/12/11 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Arita Baaijens (10/08/2003).
370/4/12/12 Handwritten card of appreciation of the verse collection from Kathleen (?) (04/01/2005).
370/4/12/13 Handwritten card and letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Philli Howard, Glencairn’s late niece (21/11/????, 25/11/????).
370/4/12/14 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from John S. (21/12/2000).
370/4/12/15 Handwritten card of appreciation of the verse collection from Aude Gotto to unnamed addresses mentioning H.G.B-P's book of verse (05/09/????) also card of appreciation of the verse (23/10/????).
370/3/12/16 Handwritten note of appreciation of the verse collection from Celia Rufey (undated).
370/4/12/17 Typewritten letter (and photocopy) of appreciation of the verse collection from Andrew (?) (06/08/2003).
370/4/12/18 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Hugh(?) (13/12/2000).
370/4/12/19 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Zi (H.G.B-P's brother Ian) (05/12/????).
370/4/12/20 Handwritten card of appreciation of the verse collection unsigned (29/03/2002).
370/4/12/21 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Damien Parsons, husband of Patricia Beer (08/11/2000).
370/4/12/22 Copy of an email to J.B-P on H.G.B-P's poem "Christ visits the Vatican Museum" from Farhad Ghuznavi (21/02/2002).
370/4/12/23 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Keith Pascall (27/11/2000).
370/4/12/24 Handwritten card of appreciation of the verse collection from Isabella Whitworth and Graham Barrett (29/11/2000)
370/4/12/25 Handwritten note of appreciation of the verse collection from Robin Hodgkin (20/11/2000)
370/4/12/26 Handwritten card from Maurice Pope (undated), also short poem.
370/4/12/27 Two handwritten cards of appreciation of the verse collection from Sister Wendy Beckett (07/02,2003?, 15/02/2003?).
370/4/12/28 Two copies of an email message of appreciation of the verse collection from Peter Thursby (22/08/2003).
370/4/12/29 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Peter [Wiseman] (03/08/2003).
370/4/12/30 Handwritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Sue (?} (21/01/????).
370/4/12/31 Handwritten letter and postcard of appreciation of the verse collection from David (?) (20/08/2002, 16/09/2002).
370/4/12/32 Handwritten note asking for a copy of the verse collection from Polly Devlin Garnett (undated)
370/4/12/33 Handwritten card asking for a copy of the verse collection from Bernard Verdcourt (09/08/2001).
370/4/12/34 Two handwritten letters of appreciation of the verse collection from Pixie [Campbell?] (27/12/2000, 11/01/2001)
370/4/12/35 Typewritten letter of appreciation of the verse collection from Peter Stileman (07/12/2001) ; stapled to the letter is an extract from an email (?) from Jay Parini.
370/4/12/36 Handwritten card of appreciation of the verse collection from Alice (?) addressed to Ann and James (H.G.B-P's daughter and son-in-law) (28/12/????)
370/4/12/37 Handwritten postcard of appreciation of the verse collection from Anne McInnes (03/02/2001) together with final page of a handwritten letter (undated)
370/4/12/38 Handwritten note asking for a copy of the verse collection from John Wakeham (10/112/2001).
370/4/12/39 Handwritten note asking for a copy of the verse collection from Jenny (?) (15/01/2001)
370/4/12/40 Handwritten letter asking for a copy of the verse collection from Margaret Balfour (26/11/????)
370/4/12/41 Handwritten note asking for a copy of the verse collection from Ian [Netton] (05/01/2001).
370/4/12/42 Letter from Simon Houfe to Anne {H.G.B-P's daughter) about Sister Wendy Beckett's appreciation of the verse collection (29/04/2003)
370/4/12/43 Email from Anne Nicholson.of the British Museum Press to Jenny B-P asking H.G.B-P's permission for a poem to be read on Australian radio (25/06/2002), together with the letter from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation asking for such permission (12/06/2002).
370/4/12/44 Short typewritten poem from Steve Sims (undated).
370/4/12/45 Email from Ruth Miura to Jenny B-P in appreciation of the verse collection (12/04/2002).
370/4/12/46 Copy of the King of Hearts Friends Newsletter for Autumn 2001, reprint one of the poems from "A Kind of Kindness".
370/4/12/47 Typewritten letter dealing with poetry from Harry Kemp (15/11/1992).
370/4/12/48 Handwritten postcard in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from David (?) (10/05/1999).
370/4/12/49 Typewritten letter in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from Robin Hodgkin (26/06/1999).
370/4/12/50 Handwritten letter in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from Lawrence Sail (12/03/1996).
370/4/12/51 Typewritten letter in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from Honor Moore to Francine Stone (01/11/1995).
370/4/12/52 Handwritten letter in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from Bee Barford to J.B-P (11/07/????).

370/4/12/53 Handwritten letter in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from Francine Stone (18/09/1995).
370/4/12/54 Typewritten poem with handwritten note to H.G.B-P (11/07/1990), together with typewritten letter interspersed with poetry (undated) and a typewritten letter to the Editor of the Times Literary Supplement, with handwritten note to H.G.B-P from (?) (16/07/1991)
370/4/12/55 Handwritten letter in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from Sheila [Parsons?] (undated)
370/4/12/56 Typewritten letter in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from David (?) (19/07/1992)
370/4/12/57 Handwritten poem with corrections by (?) (undated)
370/4/12/58 Handwritten poem by Lawrence [Sail?] (27/05/1991)
370/4/12/59 One typewritten and two handwritten letters in appreciation of H.G.B-P's poetry from Robin Hodgkin ((17/09/1990, 30/09/1990, 20/05.1982).
370/4/12/60 Two typewritten letters of appreciation of the "A kind of kindness" from Mrs. M.E. Griffiths, archivist of Sedburgh School (23/01/2003, 27/01.2003).
370/4/12/61 Typewritten copy of a poem by H.G.B-P entitled "Song in a tumbler" (undated).
370/4/13 Plastic folder containing material on "Full Circle" :
370/4/13/1 Booklet written by H.G.B-P and edited by Sylvia Moore entitled "Full circle : the saga of a mother lost and found" which describes the search for details of the mother of Les Stone, a villager from Diptford, Devon. The booklet has no details of publisher, printer or date.
370/4/13/2 Letter from Sylvia Moore about the booklet (undated).

370/4/13/3 Typescript for "Full Circle" including four original photographs.
370/4/13/4 Letter from Jack Kelleher about the possible publication of "Full Circle (01/06/1995)
370/4/13/5 Photocopy of an article in the Western Morning News about Les Stone (10/11/1986).
370/4/14 Blue folder containing material on "Sunlight on water" :
370/4/14/1 Original typescript text of : "Sunlight on water : a musical comedy in three acts" by H.G.B-P.
370/4/14/2 One handwritten and seven typewritten letters from J.S.R. (Jock) Duncan (dated between 06/061957 and 25/02/2002).
370/4/14/3 Typewritten obituary of J.S.R. Duncan by H.G.B-P (?) (undated but probably autumn/winter 2006).
370/4/14/4 A printed copy of "Songs from 'Sunlight on Water' by Glencairn Balfour-Paul" (contains both music and lyrics). Glossed by J.B-P as "Selected songs used for performance in 2008, Glencairn's 90th birthday and the celebration of his life".
370/4/14/5 Photocopy of handwritten "Music for all the songs" [of "Sunlight on Water"].
370/4/15 Pink folder containing poetry booklets and some correspondence :
370/4/15/1 Copy of "An anthology of poems from the Open Competition, 1996", chosen by K.C. Skene (Swanage, Orlando Press for the Midsummer Festival of the Arts, 1996). Includes "Kiltarlity, or Elsewhere", a poem by H.G.B-P, which won third prize.

370/4/15/2 Copy of "Ways with words : poetry, 1998 (the poems in this collection have been chosen from the entrants to the Ways with Words/Faber & Faber Poetry Competition, 1998)" (Wells-next-the Sea, Hawthorn Press, 1998). Includes "Measures" and "Mummification in Russell Square", both by H.G. B-P in the Commended Section.
370/4/15/3 Copyright acceptance form for H.G.B-P's poem "The thing that it's about", to be included in "Poetic Perspectives",(ISBN : 1846020301), together with a typewritten letter from the editor of Poetic perspectives, Sarah Worley (10/11/2005).
370/4/15/4 Copy of "Poetry Nottingham", Vol. 49, No. 1, Spring 1995. Includes "The mandrake and the myth" and "Hurrah for bonfires", both by H.G.B-P.
370/4/15/5 Copy of "The genie in the bottle : poems from the Open Poetry Competition, 1994 ; selected by Peter Scupham" (Norwich, Norwich Writers' Circle, 1994). Includes "Bezhukov in the kitchen", by H.G. B-P.
370/4/15/6 Copyright acceptance form for H.G.B-P's poem "Cows on the Cornish…", to be included in "Poetry now : poems from South and South-West England, 2005" (ISBN : 1846020190), together with a typewritten letter from the editor of Poetry Now, Sophie Newbury (31/08/2005).
370/4/15/7 Typewritten letter from the editor of "Poetry Now", Kerrie Pateman, accepting H.G.B-P's poem "Slieve Norman Cross" for publication in "Petry Now : Living in the 20th century", September 1995. (ISBN : 1857316215) (12/06/1995).
370/4/15/8 Letter from Anne McInnes on a poem of hers (no date).
370/4/15/9 Letter from Donna Lee Iffla on behalf of the Exeter and Devon Arts Centre, accepting H.G.B-P's poem "Filial journey" for publication in the forthcoming "No time to retire : the best of pensioners' poems", (ISBN : 18731012195) and congratulating him on the award of Highly Commended for the poem (03/04/1991).
370/4/15/10 Two letters from Sheila Glen Bishop on poetry and family history (21/06/1991, 04/07/1991).
370/4/16 Yellow folder containing correspondence with, poems by and newspaper cuttings about Patricia Beer.
370/4/16/1 Four handwritten postcards and ten handwritten letters from Patricia Beer (dated between 14/07/1991 and 04/06/1999)
370/4/16/2 Handwritten postcard (20/10/2000) and handwritten letter (14/09/1999) from Damien Parsons (Patricia Beer's husband).
370/4/16/3 Letter from H.G.B-P to Patricia Beer (08/06/1999).
370/4/16/4 Cuttings about Patricia Beer, reviews of her poetry and reviews by her of other works, copies of her poems (printed and signed typescripts) and her obituaries and a copy of her funeral service.
370/4/16/5 Letter from Sarah Rigby, of Carcanet Press, inviting H.G.B-P to contribute to a work dedicated to Patricia Beer entitled "As I was saying yesterday" (ISBN : 1875540573) (31/11/2001) together with a copy of H.G.B-P's reply (16/11/2001) and his contribution.
370/4/16/6 Letter from Michael Schmidt, of Carcanet Press, on Patricia Beer's funeral (10/09/1999).
370/4/16/7 Handwritten postcard from Robert Roberts to H.G.B-P discussing poetry (28/06/1991).
370/4/17 Buff folder containing prize-winning poems by H.G.B-P.
370/4/17/1 Handwritten list of H.G.B-P's prize-winning poems.

370/4/17/2 Letter from Christine Ferdinand of Magdalen College, Oxford, (17/09/1999) together with proofs of H.G.B-P's poem "Measures" and biographical details to be published in a volume entitled "Magdalen poets" (ISBN : 095137477X); alos a letter from the editor of Magdalen poets", Robert Macfarlane, inviting H.G.B-P to contribute ( 19/02/1998).
370/4/17/3 Letter of congratulation from Kay Dunbar, director of Ways with Words, to H.G.B-P for the success of his poem "Lob" in the Country Matters competition (29/06/2001), together with handwritten notes on the judges' comments on the reverse of the letters, and a printed programme for the performance of Country Matters at Dartington, 09/07/2001). Also a photocopy of the results of the Ways with Words Competition.
370/4/17/4 Typewritten letter of congratulation from Fleur Adcock on H.G.B-P's unnamed poem (19/11/1992).
370/4/17/5 Letters from Cathy Grindrod of the Nottingham Poetry Society, congratulating him on the success of his poems "The mandrake and the myth" and "Hurrah for bonfires (22/10/1994, 29/10/1994, 28/11/1994), together with the prize certificates, a list of the prizewinners and the original printed copy and photocopy of poems and adjudications from the Lake Aske Competition, 1994, which includes the text of H.G.B-P's poems "The mandrake and the myth" and "Hurrah for bonfires".
370/4/17/6 Typewritten letter of congratulation from Maggie Mountford for H.G.B-P's poem "She will know me" (23/11/1994).
370/4/17/7 Photocopy (?) of the handwritten text of H.G.B-P's poem "Red admiral".
370/4/17/8 Photocopy of the programme for an event from the Exeter Festival of 1998, held at St. Stephen's Church on 08/07/1998, at which H.G.B-P read a selection of his poetry.
370/4/17/9 Letter of congratulation from Vernon Daniel (11/03/1998), for two poems of H.G.B-P's submitted to the Surrey Poetry Centre Competition, together with a list of the prizewinning poems.
370/4/17/10 Letter of congratulation from Joy Martin, of the Swanage Festival of the Arts (??/07/1996), together with a list of the prizewinning poems.
370/4/17/11 Letter of thanks from Michael Williams of the Serlo Society, thanking H.G.B-P for his poetry reading (09/12/1995).
370/4/17/12 Photocopy of the text of H.G.B-P's poem "Call a mahout?", together with handwritten notes.
370/4/17/13 Letter form Eric Alexander, chairman of the [High Wycombe?] Creative Writing Competition, asking for permission to include H.G.B-P's poem "Return ticket" in the anthology which they are compiling (07/05/1994).
370/4/17/14 Cutting from the West Sussex Gazette of 20/12/1993, including the text of H.G.B-P's prizewinning poem "Bedtime stories", together with the prize certificate, a letter from Beryl Smedley of the West Sussex Writers' Club (29/09/1993) and a list of the prizewinners in the 1993 National Short Story and Poetry Competition for 1993.
370/4/17/15 Letters from Derek Lawton, poetry organiser of the Sidmouth Arts Festival, congratulating H.G.B-P for his prizewinning poem in the 1991 Festival "Two bows at a single venture" (05/06/1991 - photocopy of the original), and his prizewinning poems "Le canard déchainé" and "Thoth's ape" in the 1993 Festival (03/06/1993), as well a list of prizewinners at the 1992 Open Poetry Competition, Sidmouth.
370/4/17/16 Letter from Donna Lee Iffla, of the Exeter and Devon Arts Centre, congratulating H.G.B-P on the success of his poem "Cairo Museum - the Tutankamen Hall" in the 1990 Pensioners' Poems Competition, together with a High Commended certificate for his poem "Filial journey", submitted to the 1991 Pensioners' Poems Competition.

370/4/17/17 Handwritten postcard from John Bateman, discussing the possible publication of four poems of H.G.B-P's in a forthcoming anthology (19/03/1991).
370/4/18 Manila envelope containing literary and other talks by H.G.B-P.
370/4/18/1 Typewritten talk (three double-sided pages) with handwritten emendations entitled "Nonsense as an art form". (undated but probably 1966-68).
370/4/18/2 Typewritten lecture (21 pages) with occasional handwritten notes entitled "Homage to Auden" (1973).
370/4/18/3 Typewritten essay entitled "Death and responsibility : a Cypriot idyll" (undated).
370/4/18/4 Handwritten notes for a talk entitled "The why and the how" (undated).
370/4/18/5 Typewritten notes for a lecture entitled "XXth century English poetry" with illustrative poems and a few handwritten notes (1958).
370/4/18/6 Photocopy of part of a talk about Sir Anthony Parsons (typescript, undated).
370/4/18/7 Newspaper cutting for a Lebanese francophone newspaper about Emile Boustani (undated).
370/4/18/8 Typewritten copy of a three limericks (undated, but probably 1966-68).
370/4/18/9 Handwritten letter from H.G.B-P's daughter Catherine (undated).
370/4/18/10 Handwritten text (not in H.G.B-P's writing) of a short poem in Spanish (undated).
370/4/18/11 Draft typewritten suggestions for inclusion in Field-Marshal Montgomery's speech to the Anglo-Chilean Society (undated, but probably 1958-60).
370/4/18/12 Handwritten "Reflexions on the protection of diplomatic agents (7 sheets, Feb, 1973).
370/4/18/13 One page typewritten satirical note entitled "Foreign Office Submission, Department of Metaphysics" (undated, but probably 1971-75).
370/4/18/14 Typewritten Burns Night address (three and a half double sided pages with handwritten emendations) (1963, and in amended form1965).
370/4/18/15 Typewritten (7 sheets) toast to the guests for St. Andrews Night (1962).
370/4/18/16 Typewritten (6 sheets) toast to the guests for St. Andrews Night, with handwritten emendations (1970)
370/4/18/17 Typewritten (6 sheets) toast to the guests for St. Andrews Night, with handwritten emendations (1970)
370/4/18/18 Typewritten (6 sheets) toast to the guests for St. Andrews Night, with handwritten emendations (1971)
370/4/18/19 Typewritten (7 sheets) address for the Fallen Angels Dinner, with handwritten emendations (1969)
370/4/19 White envelope containing the typewritten text of H.G.B-Ps' play "The lights are always orange" (originally entitled Mindamet), together with a letter from John Trewin suggesting possible theatres for its production (09/09/1952).
370/4/20 Yellow folder containing the text of H.G.B-P's lecture on "Twentieth Century English poetry : the sublime and the ridiculous" (19 pages, 1974-75).
370/4/21 Yellow folder containing the typewritten text of short stories by H.G.B-P.
370/4/21/1 Typescript of an (unpublished?) short story entitled "Genesis eleven".
370/4/21/2 Typescript of an article entitled "A Druze emir at the court of the Medici" [published in the journal Middle East Forum, Vol. 40, no. 7, 1964, p. 26-31. Photocopy of the article at Ms 370 add1/1/3]
370/4/21/3 Handwritten text of a short (8-line) poem in Latin entitled "Lines composed on the occasion of my Tillicoultry egg".
370/4/21/4 Typescript of an (unpublished?) short story entitled "Atabrin and Egyptian scent".
370/4/21/5 Typescript of an (unpublished?) short story entitled "Death and responsibility : a Cypriot idyll".
370/4/21/6 Typescript of an (unpublished?) short story entitled "Half as old as time"(2 copies)
370/4/21/7 Typescript of an (unpublished?) short story entitled "Cabriole".
370/4/21/8 Typescript of an (unpublished?) short story entitled "Borderline case" (2 copies)
370/4/21/9 Typescript of an (unpublished?) short story entitled "Sea-change in Suakin".
370/4/21/10 Incomplete (p. 3-27) and untitled typescript of an (unpublished?) short story/travel narrative.
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Creator_NameBalfour-Paul; Hugh Glencairn (1908?-2008); diplomat and scholar
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