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Collection Details


Collection Name: Elizabeth Jennings Papers
Repository Name: University of Delaware. Library. Special Collections Department [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Newark, Delaware, United States
URL: http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/findaids/jennings/jennings.html
Dates Spanned: 1940-1977
Description: The Elizabeth Jennings Papers date from circa 1940 to circa 1977, bulking from 1958 to 1969. The collection contains letters from Jennings to her parents dating from 1957 to 1959. Also included are approximately 150 titled poems and 17 poetry notebooks. Eight of the notebooks, dating from April 27 to June 22, 1977, contain four hundred and eighty-six poems, representing an extremely productive phase in Jennings's career. Also present are miscellaneous prose works, including The Inward War, an unpublished biography of Gerard Manley Hopkins, and Jennings's autobiography, also never published. Among the miscellaneous material are two of Jennings's childhood notebooks and three BBC radio scripts from 1958.
Broad Subjects: Relationships
ASP Subjects: Family; Letters; Poetry; Poets; United States; Writing
Collection Code: OHC0004817