5.5. boxes, 1 galley folder (2.29 linear feet).
Arranged in two series: I. Editor, Poetry Review, 1965-1970 (4.5 boxes); II. Literary Activities, 1955-1970 (1 box).
The Derek Parker Collection consists of correspondence, production materials, and printed materials from his tenure as editor of Poetry Review, 1966-1970. Also included is correspondence highlighting Parker's role in several other literary activities before and during that time. The collection offers insight into the British literary scene of the 1960s and includes correspondence and manuscripts of many prominent poets. Notable among these are W.H. Auden, Gavin Bantock, John Heath-Stubbs, Edward Lucie-Smith, Hugh MacDiarmid, and A.L. Rowse.
British author, editor, journalist, and critic.
Limited photocopies can be provided upon receipt of written authorization from the copyright holder.
Unpublished finding aid available in the repository.