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Empson, William (1906-1984) Poet and Professor of English Literature

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Surname: Empson
Forenames: William
Gender: Male
Date: 1906-1984
Biography: ODNB link for Empson, William (1906-1984) Poet and Professor of English Literature
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P158773 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P42177 )
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
corresp and papers, including literary MSS, journals and notebooks
Harvard University: Houghton Library
See Online Houghton Library catalogue
2
c1960-69: appointment diaries and corresp
Sheffield University Library
NRA 9951 Sheffield Uni
3
c 1915-2000: additional corresp and papers rel to time as Professor of English literature at the University of Sheffield
Sheffield University Library
See Annual Return 2005
4
1929-70: corresp and literary papers
University of Reading: Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
5
poems
Eton College
See Location register of 20th century English MSS 1988
6
1932-62: corresp with the BBC
BBC Written Archives Centre
7
c1963-70: letters to GS Fraser
National Library of Scotland, Manuscript Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
8
1931-56: letters to John Hayward
Cambridge University: King's College Archive Centre
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
9
c1960-70: recordings of readings and talks
British Library, Sound Archive
See Location register of 20th century literary MSS 1988
10
1970: interview
British Library, Sound Archive
See Annual Return 2007

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