Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Heath-Stubbs mss., 1952-1967, consist of correspondence of John Francis Alexander Heath-Stubbs, 1918- , poet, with other poets concerning his books, matters of common interest among friends, and his writings. A biographical sketch of Heath-Stubbs may be found in Contemporary Authors, vol. 13-14.

Among the correspondents are George Barker, Audrey Beecham, Martin Bell, Edmund Charles Blunden, Charles Causley, Bonamy Dobree, Charles Wrey Gardiner, Rumer Godden, Edward Joseph Lister Lowbury, Edward Lucie-Smith, Hugh Gordon Porteous, Paul Potts, Kathleen Jessie Raine, James Reeves, Peter Russell, Robin Skelton, Derek Stanford, Terence Tiller, John Barrington Wain, Vernon Phillips Watkins.

Other correspondents whose letters are filed with the writings are John Rayner Heppenstall, Bruce Alvin King, marchesa Iris (Cutting) Origo, Ena Sheen, Sir Peter James Spicer, Jon Howie Stallworthy.

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