Includes mss. of his novels, stories, essays, and poems; the extant archives of Merlin; mss. and correspondence concerning the Sigma Project and other projects; journals and notebooks. Includes a small group of materials concerning the publication of Samuel Beckett's novel Watt (1953)
The Alexander Trocchi papers include manuscripts of his novels, stories, essays and poems, the extant archives of Merlin, most of his manuscripts and correspondence concerning the Sigma Project, material relating to a large number of projects Trocchi was involved with in the 1960s, and his journals and notebooks. The Trocchi papers also house an extensive collection of magazines and ephemera, including material relating to the International Situationist movement
An autograph book, 86 pages, in which Edinburgh participants and later London visitors, and visitors to the Cardiff Commonwealth Arts Festival, 1965, wrote poetry and made sketches. The mimeo transcript of some of the speeches and representations of the participants, August 20, 22, 23, & 24, 1962, 110 pages. Project Sigma papers, with a partial copy of "The moving times, " and numbers 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 12, 14, and 23 of "Sigma Portfolio.".
University of Texas at Austin - Harry Ransom Center
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
The collection consists of the entire archives of Ninepence, a mimeographed small poetry magazine: one copy of each of the three issues printed, September 1951-Autumn 1952; correspondence from Patrick Brangwyn and Christopher Logue to their co-editor Charles Fox; correspondence from contributors, subscribers, and well-wishers; manuscripts of poems and essays submitted; and the British Museum copyright slip and a rejection letter for an advertisement
Terry Southern (May 1, 1924-October 29, 1995) was an American author, essayist, screenwriter and university lecturer, noted for his satirical style. The Terry Southern archive spans the years 1924 to 1995, with the bulk dated 1955 to 1995. The collection consists chiefly of autograph and typescript drafts of Southern's novels, stories, screenplays, television scripts; journals, diaries, and notebooks. Other materials include incoming and outgoing correspondence, photographs, personal and financial papers and documents (including passports, hunting license, mortgage documents, bank statements, and canceled checks), publishing contracts, newspaper clippings, and realia, including his typewriter. Also included in the archive is writing by others, including Peter Beard, William S. Burroughs, Gregory Corso, Jules Feiffer, Bruce J. Friedman, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Green, Southern's biographer Lee Hill, Mason Hoffenberg, Mick Jagger, Jonathan Marquand, George Plimpton, V.S. Pritchett, Larry ... Read More
The collection contains 42 letters, postcards, and telegram, and one copy of the two-issue Cleft (vol. 1, no. 2, May 1964). Correspondents include D.M. Black, Alan Norman Bold, William S. Burroughs, Robert Creeley, Augusto de Campos, George Dowden, Ian Hamilton Finlay, William Golding, J.F. Hendry, Michael Horovitz, Tom Jackrell, Seymour Krim, Michael McClure, Norman Mailer, Edwin Morgan, Sue Swan, Alexander Trocchi, Jonathan Williams, Angus Wilson, and one unidentified writer