Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Finlay mss. II, 1965-1973, consist of correspondence and writings of Ian Hamilton Finlay, 1925- , poet of Stonypath, Dunsyre, Lanark, Scotland. Letters are exchanged with other poets, artists, architects, designers in glass, photographers, all in pursuit of the construction of his poetry in concrete form. Also included is correspondence with Fulcrum Press concerning the problems involved in the copyright of The Dancers Inherit the Party.

The collection is organized into the following series: I. General Correspondence; II. Writings; III. Fulcrum Press; IV. Miscellaneous. A box and folder list is available.

Purchase. L.A. Wallrich, London, England. 1974

Collection size: 1,080 items

Related manuscripts: Finlay mss.

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