RepositorySpecial Collections Archives (GB 0029)
Ref NoEUL MS 50a/LIT
Date20th century
Extentapprox 94 small boxes, 7 large boxes, oversize items
TitleLiterary papers
DescriptionThis part of the archive is the largest and represents the literary output of Causley, including manuscripts and typescripts for his major works, as well as minor articles and short stories, and currently unidentifiable literary papers.

Also included are general research papers, correspondence with publishers, publicity materials, newscuttings collected by Causley including reviews of his work, and also music manuscripts and audio-visual materials.

Not included are literary papers specifically connected to Causley's broadcasting career (eg plays written for broadcast, scripts of programmes writen and/or presented by Causley); for details of these, see EUL MS 50a/PROF/6.

One large box of mouldy literary papers has not been catalogued or assessed (Feb 2007).
Access StatusOpen
ArrangementThis section has been split into the following parts:

MS 50a/LIT/1 Papers relating to identifiable major works
MS 50a/LIT/2 Manuscripts of single poems, 1970 deposit
MS 50a/LIT/3 Papers relating to identifiable minor works
MS 50a/LIT/4 Notebooks and files containing manuscript poem and play drafts covering multiple works
MS 50a/LIT/5 Papers relating to unidentifiable works
MS 50a/LIT/6 Manuscript or typescript reviews written by Causley
MS 50a/LIT/7 Research papers and notes by Causley
Ms 50a/LIT/8 Correspondence with publishers
MS 50a/LIT/9 Publicity material
MS 50a/LIT/10 Newscuttings collected by Causley and published reviews/articles by Causley or about Causley's work
MS 50a/LIT/11 Music manuscripts of settings of work by Causley
MS 50a/LIT/12 Audio-visual material relating to works by Causley or interviews with him
MS 50a/LIT/13 Manuscripts and typescripts by people other than Causley
Finding_AidsThe following sections have been comprehensively catalogued, Feb 2007:

MS 50a/LIT/1
MS 50a/LIT/2
MS 50a/LIT/3
MS 50a/LIT/4
MS 50a/LIT/5
Creator_NameCausley; Charles; 1917-2003; author, teacher and broadcaster
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