Finding-aid for the Elizabeth Jennings Papers (MSS061)


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Collection Outline

Descriptive Summary

Scope and Contents Note

Restrictions

Administrative Information

Container List


Collection Outline

Correspondence, 1956-1965

Poems, A-B

Poems, C-D

Poems, E-I

Poems, J-N

Poems, O-S

Poems, T-Z

Essays and Reviews

Personal Notebooks, 1957-1965

Notebooks containing largely poems, 1954-1964

Notebooks containing largely mss. of essays and reviews, 1960-1966.

Notebooks containing mss. largely of essays and reviews, n.d.

Notebooks containing largely mss. from books, 1958-ca. 1965

Miscellany - [n.d.].

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Descriptive Summary

TitleElizabeth Jennings Papers
Identification: MSS061

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Elizabeth Jennings was born in Boston, Lincolnshire in 1926, the daughter of a doctor. Her education was received in private and public schools in England, including an Honours Degree in English from St. Anne's College, Oxford. She began writing poetry in adolescence; her first major publication was in The Spectator, 1949, with the poem, The clock. After graduation Miss Jennings worked for a time in the Oxford City Library and later in the office of a London publisher, Chatto and Windus. In 1953 she published her first book of poems, Poems (Fantasy Press), which received an Arts Council Prize as the best book of original English verse to be published between January 1951 and June 1953. Her poems also appeared in such periodicals as The New Statesman, The Spectator, Times Literary Supplement, The Listener, Encounter, The London Magazine, Botteghe Oscure, and the New Yorker.

In 1956 she received the Somerset Maugham Award for her second book of poems, A Way of looking (Deutsch) and the used the prize for an extended trip to Italy in 1957. Other prizes for her poetry include: the Poetry Book Society Summer Choice in 1961 for Song for a birth or a death (Dufour), an Arts Council Poetry Bursary in 1965, and the Richard Hillary Award in 1966 for The mind has mountains (MacMillan)

Miss Jennings suffered intermittent mental breakdowns from 1964-1968, and was hospitalized in Warneford Hospital at Oxford; this experience is documented in this collection by her correspondence with Rugena Stanley and in several personal notebooks. Subsequently the experience became the subject of much of her poetry. Anne Ridler has said of Miss Jennings: “The unwavering search for truth about an emotion or a state of mind, the refusal to be satisfied with first appearances, is always her strength.” (Guardian) Anthony Thwaite has attributed to her work “The excitement, the visionary quality, of arduous search and sudden discover,” adding, “For my mind she is one of the two best living English poets under forty-five.” (Spectator)

A partial bibliograph includes:

Poetry: Poems, Fantasy Press, 1953

A way of looking, Deutsch and Rinehart, 1955

A sense of the world, Deutsch, 1958

Song for a birth or a death, Deutsch, 1961

Recoveries, Deutsch, 1964

The mind has mountains, MacMillan, 1966

The secret brother (children's poems) 1966

Collected poems, 1967, Macmillan 1967

Translation: The Sonnets of Michelangelo, Folio Society, 1961

Editor: An Anthology of Modern Verse, 1940-1960, Methuen, 1961

Prose: Making human relations work (with Francis Jennings) Boston 1951

Let's have some poetry, Museum Press Ltd., 1960

Every changing shape, Deutsch, 1961

Frost, Oliver and Boyd, 1964

Christianity and poetry, Burns and Oates, 1965.

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Accs: 814, 815, 819, 832, 862, 1061, 1303, 1314

Correspondence, manuscripts, notebooks, and literary papers, 1954-

Correspondence, 1956-1968, bulking 1964-1968, including 100 postal and note cards from Elizabeth Jennings to Rugena Stanley, Oxford, during periods of mental stress, written from Spain and hospitals in England, and letters from Richard Church, Robert Conquest, Helen Lehmann, William Somerset Maugham, William Stanley Merwin, Edwin Muir, Victoria Mary Sckville-West, Edith Sitwell, Constantine Trypanis, John Wain, and Ciceley Veronica Wedgwood, discussing Miss Jennings' acceptance of the Somerset Maugham Award, 1956, her poetry, and invitations to dinners and club meetings, Several unsigned drafts of Jennings letters follow, including one in defense of Colin Wilson's Religion and the Rebel, one to the New Statesman concerning religious braodcasts on B.B.C., and one concerning a review of Let's have some poetry, 114 items. Poems, arranged alphabetically by title, are largely unpublished, with some appearing in Song for a birth or a death, Recoveries, The mind has mountains, and the New Poems section of Collected Poems, 1967, ca. 290 items. Essays, arranged alphabetically by title, discuss David Jones, Marianne Moore, Emily Dickinson, Ezra Pound, poetry in the 1960's, Miss Jennings' experience in Rome, her mental illness, writing poetry, personal experiences; also included are Reflections or notes for ajournal, notes for an essay and a script for the B.B.C, 9 items. Reviews, arranged alphabetically by author of the work reviewed, concern books by Thomas Gilby, Louis McNeice, O.A. Sherrard, R.S.Thomas, Catherine York, and the Penguin Book of Mystical Verse, 6 items. Notebooks, described in detail elsewhere in this register, are separated into four categories and arranged chronologically: 1, Personal notebooks, 1957-1965, 8 items; 2, Notebooks containing largely mss. of poetry, 1954-ca.1964, 6 items; 3, Notebooks containing essays and reviews, 1960-1966, 14 items; 4, notebooks containing mss. of books, 1958-ca.1965, 10 items. Miscellany contains a newspaper clipping and unidentified note sheets and a photograph, 4 items.

A.Ls.S., T.Ls.S., Mss., notebooks, miscellany, 461 items

Correspondence in this collection originates from Kent, London, Oxford and Reading, England; Cambridge, Mass; Florence Italy; Barcelona, Spain; St. Jean-Cap Ferrat, France.

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Restrictions

Literary rights and terms

Open

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Administrative Information

Sources

Purchase, 1967, 1969

Processing begun

March 1, 1967 Add July 3, 1969; June, 1975

Accs: 814, 815, 819, 832, 862, 1061, 1303, 1314

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Correspondence, , 1956-1965

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Poems, A-B,

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Poems, C-D,

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Poems, E-I,

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Poems, J-N,

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Poems, O-S,

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Poems, T-Z,

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Essays and Reviews,

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Personal Notebooks, , 1957-1965

Descriptive list of notebooks:
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Notebook A - “Rome-Assisi-Florence-Rome April-June 1957” in black ink on title page in Jennings' hand, with signature. “Check with bank whether large B.B.C. cheque has passed through” in black ink (struck through) on bottom of title page. Contents: Chiefly devoted to prose “Pensées” (dated “Rome, June 1957”) and numbered 1-67 but also containing some drafts of poems with light revision, and notes concerning A Sense of the World [collection of poems], Roman Easter [poem], and Every Changing Shape [study]. Limp black covers, 5 3/16 × 8 1/16″ , loose sheets, in 3 inks and pencil., (68pp.)
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Notebook B - “Journal - 1957-1958” in pencil on title page. Contents: “Pensées (Continued)” numbered 68-127 and drafts of poems with light revision. Brown cardboard covers, 6 15/16 × 9″ , loose sheet, in 3 inks and pencil., (64pp.)
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Notebook C - “12 April 1958” on title page with signature, followed by “Indiretto Pensione Wacker, Via XX Settembre 4 Roma: Antologia de poesia Inglese” in black ink. Contents: names of poets and poems selected for a projected anthology of English poetry, including loose printed sheets of poems; notes on Augustine and T.S. Eliot; questions for an interview with Princess Caetani of Botteghe Oscure; notes on a “novel about the literary world;” report of a poetry reading; personal notes titled “Reflections 17/4/58” numbered 1-52, and notes on “Every Changing Shape” [study]. Limp black covers, 5 3/4 × 8″ , loose sheets, 4 inks, pencil, and torn out printed sheets., (131pp.)
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Notebook D - Signature in black ink, followed by “May-June 1965” in blue ink on front cover. Contents: This notebook was kept by the author while in a mental hospital (Warneford Hospital, Oxford) recovering from toxic poisoning caused by her allergy to a drug. The experience was the background for many of the poems written in the hospital, some of which were published in The Mind has Mountains These lightly revised poems and notes for poems document her creative processes during her mental illness. Entries which begin on May 19, 1965 and end on June 28, 1965 include: “What I can remember from English verse 19/V/65,” “My dreams during the first 3 weeks of May 1965,” “Dream-fantasy sequences during the first 3 weeks of May 1965,” and “Prayer for a sick poet.” Poem titles include Two lost weeks, Whitsun in a mental hospital, Worst ward of a mental hospital, The source, The broken minds, A surprise in a mental hospital, A state of partial amnesia due to toxic poisoning, Acid reflection in a mental hospital, Psychiatric limericks, Locked ward, Mild ward of a mental hospital on a Saturday afternoon, Sonnet about Warneford sicknesses, A mood of near despair (in hospital), and Amnesia and aftermath. Limp salmon cover, 7 × 9″ , loose sheets, in 3 inks and pencil., (1966). (51pp.)
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Notebook E - Signed on cover with “Prose fragments and reflections about my feelings and experiences at this time and in this place - Warneford Hospital 28 June 1965” on first page in blue ink. Contents: personal notes and lightly revised poems written in Warneford Hospital and dated from June 28 to July 10, 1965. Poem titles include Convalescence (from brief amnesia), To Rome, A dream of birth, Love in sickness, and An assortment of illnesses Limp buff cover, 7 × 9″ , 2 inks., 1965. (15pp.)
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Notebook F - “A Pretext for Protest (A Sick Pregnant Woman) (Warneford Hospital 1965)” on first page in blue ink. Poems Contents: Drafts of six lightly revised poems written at Warneford Hospital. Three of the poems are dated and initialed by the author. Letterpad with grey and red cover, 5 3/8 × 7 1/8″ , 1 ink, dated July 26, 1965-July 29, 1965. (7pp.)
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Notebook G - Signed on cover in black ink with “Part of Dedication to the Mind Has Mountains” in black ink on back of cover, Contents: Lightly revised poems and limericks, the majority initialed, and dated from Aug. 29-Sept. 3, 1965, many concerning her stay at Warneford Hospital. Personal notes, including ones under headings: “To tell Dr. S,” “To remember,” “Authors and books read,” “Books I want,” “To ask Dr. Spencer,” “Shopping list,” “People to inform of change of address,” and “To ask or tell someone.” Many of the notes concern her mental problems during this period. “Sixpenny” notepad with red cover, 4 × 5 7/8″ , 1 ink, dated August 29, 1965. (37pp.)
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Notebook H - “Days and Nights of Children - verses, by E. Jennings” on cover in black ink and revised in blue ink. On verso of cover “For William and Hanto Wain” in blue ink. Contents: Lightly revised drafts of eight poems for children, the last three poems and initialed. This sequence is believed to be unpublished. Notepad with limp cover with “The Ancient Seal of Dorchester Abbey” on front, 4 1/8 × 5 1/2″ , 3 inks., dated Aug. 24-Sept. 6, 1965, (16pp.)

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Notebooks containing largely poems, , 1954-1964

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Notebook A - Signature with “Poems about Venice etc.” in blue ink on cover. Verso of cover, signature with “Venice, 1954” in pencil. Contents: Ca. 35 lightly revised poems in pencil, the majority concerning Venice or Italy. A number of drafts of poems have been crossed out. One autograph review in pencil, of The emigrants, by George Lamming. Limp blue covers (in red slip case), 8 × 12″ , loose sheets, in 1 ink and pencil., (90pp.)
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Notebook B - Signature with “Oxford - August 1957” on cover in blue ink. Contents: Ca. 43 lightly revised drafts of poems, one published in Song for a Birth or a Death, some concerning her trip to Italy; several prose poems, including a “Benediction” and two “Invocations;” and a review of The history of Fanny Burney, by Joyce Hemlow. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , 3 inks and pencil., (91pp.)
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Notebook C - Contents: Ca. 93 drafts of lightly and moderately revised poems, mostly in pencil; several short autobiographical reminiscences, including At the C[heltenham] F[estival], The play, The treasure hunt, as well as a longer autobiographical piece entitled Every Changing Shape, apparently unrelated to her book of that name; an essay concerning the writing of poetry; a review of two collections of short stories; and a draft of a letter to the London Magazine concerning Colin Wilson and two letters to Elizabeth Jennings with poems on verso. Red board covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , loose sheets, in 2 inks and pencil., [ca. 1956-1957] (Jan. 8 and 11, 1957) (209pp.)
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Notebook D - Signed on cover in black ink, contains one poem Contents: Ca. 53 drafts of lightly revised poems, most concerning her trip to Rome; assorted prose, including a draft of part of Every Changing Shape an essay on her father, an essay on travelling in Rome, and reviews of works by Henry Vaughan and Joyce Cary. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , in 2 inks and pencil., dated Jan. 4, 1958. (1961), (93pp.)
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Notebook E - Contents: 14 pencil drafts of poems, some appearing under Sequence in Hospital I-VIII in Recoveries a shopping list; a 1 page synopsis for a projected autobiography; and a draft contents list for a selection of poems to be published by Penguin Books. Brown limp cover, 8 × 6 1/2″ , loose sheets, in 1 ink and pencil., [ca. 1964] (1964); (22pp.)
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Notebook F - Signature with “Rome-Assisi-Florence-Paris-Oxford, April - August 1957” in black ink on cover. Ca.38 poems with light revision concerning primarily Rome, Assisi and England. Unfinished drafts of essays discussing her beginning as a poet in preadolescense and her early experience with the Church. Included is a “theme for voices” titled “Roman Easter.” Some sheets torn out. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 7/8″ , in pencil and ink, (66pp.)

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Notebooks containing largely mss. of essays and reviews, , 1960-1966.

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Notebook A - Reviews etc.” in blue ink on back cover. Contents: Six reviews, in pencil and lightly revised in ink, concerning works by J.R. Ackerley, Kingsley Amis, Antonio Barolini, [?] Borghese, Sidonie Colette, Leonard Cooper, Richard Everhart, Elizabeth Enright, Roland Mathias, W.S. Merwin, Brian Moore, Dom Moraes, Charlotte Morrow, Kathleen Nott, Sidney Owen, Andrew Sinclair, Rex Warner, and Anthony West. Blue cover, 8 × 13″ , loose sheets, in pencil and 1 ink., [1960] “ (32pp.)
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Notebook B - Contents: Six drafts of reviews in pencil, lightly revised in ink, concerning works by Anthony Bloomfield, John Broderick, William Cooper, Jennifer Dawson, Genevieve Dorman, Burnett James, Hans Kroninsberger, Juan Mascaro, Ian Rodger, V. Sackville-West, Budd Schulberg, and Helen Waite. Draft of an address, in pencil, The poet and his public today and notes in ink titled “Two Books on Mysticism.” Blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , pencil and blue ink, [ca. 1960-1961] (33pp.)
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Notebook C - Contents: Essay titled D.H. Lawrence in his letters; review of poetry records by W.H. Auden, Robert Graves, and Robert Donat; review of works by Elizabeth Bowen, Denis Donaghue, Dennis Enright, John Holloway, T.E. Hulme, Peter Levi, David Lodge, Jean-Georges Ritz, Charles Tomlinson, and others. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , in pencil and one ink., [ca. 1960-1961] (55pp.)
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Notebook D - Signature on front cover. in pencil, followed by “C.P. Snow/ Richard Wilbur/ Robert Graves.” Contents: Essays in pencil, lightly revised in ink, concerning C.P. Snow, Richard Wilbur, and Robert Graves; five lightly revised reviews in pencil and ink concerning works by Thomas Blackburn, William Empson, Julian Green, Romano Guardini, and Mark Pelgrin. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , loose sheets, pencil and 1 ink, dated May 1961, (59pp.)
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Notebook E - Contents: Essay concerning her poem Fountain; sketch of Rome, My landscape; a poem, The tormentors; and thirteen drafts of reviews in pencil, lightly revised in ink, concerning works by John Fuller, Wilson Knight, Frieda Lawrence, Carson McCullers, James Merrill, Alberto Moravia, Francoise Sagan, Freya Stark, Arnold Toynbee, Colin M. Turnbull, and others. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , in pencil and 2 inks., [1961] (55pp.)
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Notebook F - Contents: Draft of introduction to An anthology of modern verse, an untitled essay concerning a number of modern poets and an essay titled “Conclusion;” a prose translation of Albert Camus' Marriage rites at Tipasa; a poem, Homecoming; and three reviews, concerning John Betjeman, Michel Del Castillo, William Faulkner, Brian Glanville, Graham Greene, and Zoe Oldenberg. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , pencil and 2 inks., [ca. 1961] 1940-1960 (1961); (55pp.)
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Notebook G - Reviews etc.” in blue ink on front cover. Contents: Two lightly revised reviews in pencil of works by James Agee, Thomas Hinde, David Hughes, Elspeth Huxley, Bernard Malamud, Peter Marshall, Anthony Masters, Richard G. Stern, and Dylan Thomas. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , in 1 ink and pencil., [1964] “ (14pp.)
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Notebook H - Emily Brontë: Introduction to `Wuthering Heights' by Elizabeth Jennings” in yellow ink on cover. Contents: signed introduction to Wuthering Heights and a review of Piétà by R.S. Thomas. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , 1 loose sheet, in 3 inks., [1966] “ (18pp.)

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Notebooks containing mss. largely of essays and reviews, , n.d.

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Notebook I - Yvor Winters” on cover in blue ink with signature on title page. Contents: Essay entitled A study of the critical method of Yvor Winters, with alternate titles The limits of power, The dangers of dogmatism, and Dogmatism without authority; essay concerning Thomas Traherne, both in pencil with light ink revision. Limp orange covers, 8 1/4 × 11 3/4″ , pencil and 1 ink., [n.d.] “ (27pp.)
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Notebook J - Contents: Entirely devoted to a critical survey of English poetry in the years 1957-1960, entitled The ranks break: A group disperses, including a section on “Older Poets,” in pencil with light revision in ink. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , 1 ink and pencil., [n.d.] (64pp.)
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Notebook K - Doodles in black ink on cover. Contents: Text of a speech and reading, “Michelangelo”; an autobiographical reminiscence, “Oxford High School”; and reviews of works by Peter Cohen, Thomas Hinde, Nathalie Sarraute, Bernard Wall, and Sylvia Townsend Warner. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , in 2 inks and pencil., [n.d.] (41pp.)
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Notebook L - Contents: An essay and an untitled draft of an address concerning her own poetry; an essay on her Somerset Maugham award; a short autobiographical sketch; an essay on Palgraves Golden Treasury; fragment of an essay concerning Gertrude Bell; and reviews concerning Kay Baker, Jocelyn Brooke, Anthony Burgess, Cecil Day-Lewis, David Holbrook, Robert Shaw, Irving Stone, and John Wain. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , pencil and 3 inks., [n.d.] (51pp.)
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Notebook M - Contents: Essay titled “The elusive values: A study of contemporary artistic forms” and a fragment of an essay concerning J.D. Salinger, titled “The theme of innocence (The dangers of infatuation)”; blurb for Robert Frost; two chapters of a fictional work burlesquing the literary scene, “The publisher regrets...”; reviews of works by W.H. Auden, Charles Graves, Donald Hall, Irving Stone, Vernon Watkins, Yvor Winters, and others, mostly in pencil with light revision in ink. Blue limp covers, 8 × 12 7/8″ , pencil and 1 ink, [n.d.] (71pp.)
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Notebook N - Peter Levi etc. & `Life is a Dream' by Calderon” in blue ink on front cover. Contents: Essays concerning Sister Elizabeth of the Trinity and Peter Levi; translation of the Prologue of Calderon's Life is a Dream; a review of W.H. Auden's The Dyer's Hand (continued from Notebook M); and a review of Catherine de Medici by Jean Heritier. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 7/8, pencil and 1 ink., [n.d.] “ (19pp.)

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Notebooks containing largely mss. from books, , 1958-ca. 1965

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Notebook A - Parts of `Let's Have Some Poetry' ” in blue ink on cover. Contents: Drafts, mostly in pencil, of portions of Let's Have Some Poetry including parts of Chapters 1, 8, and 10, moderately revised; seven loose sheets laid in containing parts of Chapters 1 and 10, in ink and pencil. Limp blue covers 8 × 12 3/4, loose sheets, 1 ink and pencil., [n.d.] “(1960), (63pp.)
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Notebook B - Parts of `Let's Have Some Poetry' ” in pencil on front cover. Contents: Drafts, in pencil, of portions of Let's Have Some Poetry including parts of Chapters 4 (listed as VI on draft) and 5; reviews of Francis Thompson by John Ried and the Atlantic Book of British and American Poetry, edited by Edith Sitwell. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , in pencil., [n.d.] “(1960), (61pp.)
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Notebook C - “Rome - 30 April 1958” on cover in black ink. Contents: Outline and notes on Every Changing Shape including portions of Chapters 1 and 10, in ink and pencil, moderately revised; Chapters 1-4 of The Ambitious Ones, an unpublished fictional piece concerning the experiences of a poet; an introduction to her poems for the B.B.C. European Service; an essay entitled “Roman Notebook: The Last of the Patrons” concerning Princess Caetani, editor of Botteghé Oscure; and reviews discussing works by St. Augustine, C.S. Lewis, Rilke, R.S. Thomas and others. Limp blue covers, 8 1/4 × 12 1/4″ , loose sheet, 3 inks and pencil., (1961), (ca. 83pp.)
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Notebook D - Poems, Reviews and extracts from my published (Deutsch) critical book, Every Changing Shape” written in blue ink by author on loose sheet slipped into notebook between cover and first page. Contents: Moderately revised pencil drafts of the Introduction and Chapters 13, 14 and 16 of Every Changing Shape; a continuation of The Ambitious Ones from Notebook C; an autobiographical reminiscence entitled Everybody writes (Being a publisher's reader); an untitled poem; and reviews of works by Antonia Forest, Alan Heuser, Yrjor Hirn, and Charles Williams. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , loose sheets, 2 inks and pencil., [n.d.] “ (71pp.)
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Notebook E - Christian Poetry Vol. I by Elizabeth Jennings” in black ink on cover, followed by “1 × 2 copies” in green and blue ink. Contents: Chapters 1-4 and part of Chapter 5 of Christian Poetry (published under the title, Christianity and Poetry, in pencil with moderate revision in 2 inks and pencil. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , 3 inks and pencil., [ca. 1965] “1965) (69pp.)
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Notebook F - Christian Poetry Vol. II by Elizabeth Jennings” in black ink on cover. Contents: Last portion of Chapter 5, Chapter 6, and part of Chapter 7, in pencil with moderate revision in pencil and two inks. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , 2 inks and pencil., [ca. 1965] “ (35pp.)
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Notebook G - Christian Poetry Vol. III by Elizabeth Jennings” in black ink on cover. Contents: Last portion of Chapter 7, Chapter 8, and part of Chapter 9, in pencil with moderate revision in three inks. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , 3 inks and pencil., [ca. 1965] “ (33pp.)
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Notebook H - Christian Poetry Vol. IV by Elizabeth Jennings” in blue and black ink on cover. Contents: Last portion of Chapter 9 and Chapter 10 (Conclusion) in pencil with moderate revision in pencil and three inks. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , in 3 inks and pencil., [ca. 1965] “ (15pp.)
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Notebook I - Autobiography Vol. I The Inward War” in pencil on cover. Contents: Six chapters of her autobiography in pencil and ink, revised in pencil and ink; essays entitled Modern English Poetry and Emily Dickinson and the Poetry of the Inner Life. Limp blue covers, 8 × 12 3/4″ , pencil and 1 ink, [n.d.] “ (50pp.)
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Notebook J - The Inward War II” in black ink on cover. Contents: Five unnumbered chapters from her autobiography in pencil with moderate revision in pencil and 2 inks; a heavily revised essay on Robert Browning and an essay entitled Children's books; a short autobiographical anecdote entitled Out of character; reviews discussing works by Robert Conquest, Cecil Day-Lewis, T.S. Eliot, Roy Fuller, Pamela Hansford Johnson, Carolyn Kizer, Robert Lowell, Mary McCarthy, Edith Sitwell, J.M. Synge, Thomas Traherne, W.B. Yeats, and others. Limp blue covers, 8 × 13″ , pencil and 2 inks., [n.d.] “ (79pp.)

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Miscellany - Photograph. A studio portrait of Elizabeth Jennings., [n.d.].

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