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MOTTRAM, Professor Eric Noel William (1924-1995)

Poetry, 1956-1995

References on this page: MOTTRAM: 2


MOTTRAM: 2/1 Mottram poems in special notebook sequence, 1971-1995


MOTTRAM: 2/1/1-20

1971-1974

Bound notebook Number 1 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/2

1974 Feb-1975 Apr

Bound notebook Number 2 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/3

1975 May-1978 May

Bound notebook Number 3 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/4

1978 Jun-1980 Oct

Bound notebook Number 4 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/5

1980 Oct-1981 Aug

Bound notebook Number 5 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/6

1981 Aug-1982 Aug

Bound notebook Number (6) of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/7

1982 Aug-1983 Nov

Bound notebook Number 7 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/8

1983 Nov-1984 Jun

Bound notebook Number 8 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/9

1984 Jun-1984 Oct

Bound notebook Number 9 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/10

1984 Oct-1985 Aug

Bound notebook Number 10 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/11

1985 Aug-1986 Mar 30

Bound notebook Number 11 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/12

1986 Apr-1987 May

Bound notebook Number 12 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/13

1987 May-1989 Mar

Bound notebook Number 13 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/14

1989 Mar-1991 Jul

Bound notebook Number 14 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect; with loose-leaf index at back


MOTTRAM: 2/1/15

1991 Jul-1991 Oct

Bound notebook Number 15 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/16

1991 Oct-1992 Mar

Bound notebook Number 16 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/17

1991 Mar-1992 Oct

Bound notebook Number 17 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/18

1992 Oct-1993 Aug

Bound notebook Number 18 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/19

1993 Aug-1994 Nov

Bound notebook Number 19 of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect


MOTTRAM: 2/1/20

Nov 1994-1995 Jan 13

Bound notebook Number (20) of poems by Eric Mottram in sequence numbered by Mottram, with postcards, newspaper cuttings and other inserts, loose or pasted in, creating collage effect; includes draft letter to Allen Fisher of 8 Dec 1994


MOTTRAM: 2/1/21

[1989-1992]

Looseleaf version of Notebook 14 in Eric Mottram's sequence of his own poems in improvised cover, containing manuscript poems


MOTTRAM: 2/1/22

[1991-1992]

Extracts from notebooks 15 and 16 in Eric Mottram's sequence of his own poems as looseleaf, typescript poems


MOTTRAM: 2/1/23

[1991-1992]

Version of notebook 17 in Eric Mottram's sequence of his own poems, looseleaf, with manuscript and typescript poems


MOTTRAM: 2/2 Mottram's poems in manuscript or typescript, with related material, 1956-1995


MOTTRAM: 2/2/1

1956-1988

Poems by Eric Mottram in manuscript, in a small pad, headed 'Limits of Self Regard', (15cm x 12.5cm) most items being crossed through, with, on a separate leaf, a poem beginning 'An open door'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/2

1956-1988

Sequence of poems by Eric Mottram in manuscript; beginning with one opening, 'Wherever may be fresh green trees', on loose leaves (23cm x 18cm)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/3

1956-1988

Poems by Eric Mottram in manuscript, beginning with one opening, 'It ended with a quick embrace in the airport', and including other poems relevant to Hyderabad Depositions sequence in writing pad, (20cm x 15cm)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/4

1961-[1964]

Sequence of poems by Eric Mottram in typescript, opening with poem headed 'Provincetown', with manuscript version of many of the texts appended


MOTTRAM: 2/2/5

1961-[1964]

Manuscript poem by Eric Mottram headed 'Donnelly Square'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/6

1961-[1964]

Sequence of poems by Eric Mottram in typescript, beginning with a poem headed 'On a saw of Pascal'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/7

1961-[1964]

Various poems by Eric Mottram in manuscript beginning with one opening 'That I don't want to write you', followed by one headed 'The "Coronet"', with some newspaper cuttings as inserts


MOTTRAM: 2/2/8

1961-[1964]

Poem by Eric Mottram opening '2a.m. it will / still be here', in typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/9-11

1965-1971

Groups of poems by Eric Mottram collected in a folder, with pages from a ring-binder, including manuscript poems, notes, quotations and newspaper cuttings from New York in a context of 1965-1971; extra manuscript poems including 'Flight', 'The painters', 'Northumberland dark event' and 'St Etienne', 'For Andrew Marvell', 'The miracle' and 'By moonlight'; poems in typescript including 'Journey', 'The question in a village', 'The human issue', 'Uncertainty of West', 'Shelter Island', 'To the Indian poets: 1968', 'Inside the whale', 'Good life', with proofs of Shelter Island (published by Turret Books, London, 1971)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/12

1968-1976

A collection of loose poems by Eric Mottram in typescript and manuscript including 'St Etienne-en-Devoluy', 'Buffalo poems 7', 'After Gombrich', 'Ecology', 'Invasion', '1967: N.Y.: The Treaty' in two copies, 'Brighton and Hove Albion' in five copies, 'Blood overwhelmed', 'Satie found poem', 'To the Indian poets, 1968', one manuscript and two typescript versions, accompanied by printed material on The Tibetan Monastic Centre Association, 'Maps' in two copies, 'Tropics', 'Where wind roared', '1922 origins', 'Homage to Denis Saurat', 'Turning point', 'Homage to Hugh MacDiarmid', 'William Harvey', 'The magic lady has arts', 'Concord of Fludd' in both manuscript and typescript, 'First poem of Homage to Braque', 'A propos de Paris', 'Angels Earth Men', 'Wing commanded salutation' in two manuscript and one typescript versions, with invitation to contribute from Jonathan Williams, 1974, 'Sartre/Nizan', ;Life speed (Nizan)', 'Starless Edge', 'The Baron', 'By moonlight' in two copies, 'Elegy 1' in two typescript versions, 'Left for California', 'What is to be done' in one manuscript and two typescript versions, 'Counterjustice', 'Elegy 5 Webern', 'Venezuela', 'Homage to Ferenc Juhasz', 'The way of Miyamoto Musashi', 'Elegy 6 for Jim Pennington','Elegy 3 for Brian', 'Howard Vincent's 75th birthday', 'The no design', 'Control', 'Green Man', 'But it does change'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/13

1968-1989

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram in notebook also containing notes for essays, opening with poems titled 'Harvard Yard' and 'Buffalo 1', poems often neatly crossed through as though transferred elsewhere (brown notebook)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/14

1968-1989

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram including 'By moonlight', 'Wonders of nature', '1922', in notebook with notes including material on Bob Cobbing and his work


MOTTRAM: 2/2/15

1989

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram including 'Sun', 'Trakl', 'Conrad poems', and notes datable to 1989, in pad with poem 'The Drovers' of 6 manuscript sides inserted


MOTTRAM: 2/2/16

1968-1989

Poem by Eric Mottram headed, 'But it does change' (1975), typescript carbon with manuscript notes on sources


MOTTRAM: 2/2/17

1969-1976

Poems by Eric Mottram including: 'Against tyranny' in 5 typescript copies, the fullest containing 'The Baron', 'Life speed', 'The revolter', 'Deserts and surfaces', 'Against tyranny: elegy 4', in loose collection


MOTTRAM: 2/2/18

1969-1976

Collection of manuscript poems by Eric Mottram, a version of Mottram 2/2/17, comprising 'Against tyranny', 'Revolution', 'Schneebaum-Snow-tree', with a newspaper cutting


MOTTRAM: 2/2/19

1969-1976

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram: 'Sunday through Saturday', comprising 'Crumb', 'Letter', 'March songs', and 'Underground'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/20

1969-1976

Typescript poems by Eric Mottram: 'Armed men', comprising three complete copies, and extra copies of 'O'Brien' and 'Off the phone and on...'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/21

1969-1976

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram: 'Death of Buster Keaton', comprising 'Death...', 'East of New York Harbour', 'Gauze mask', 'Of Mayakovsky', 'The lonely American quote', 'One more time-addiction', 'One more time-some fit news', 'Night then morning', 'At 61st Street', 'The State of Philadelphia', 'After Gombrich', 'Body calendars', 'Discovery information', with some duplication


MOTTRAM: 2/2/22

1969-1976

Manuscript poem '1922' by Eric Mottram, coupled with 'Raids: knot and keel'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/23

1969-1976

Manuscript poem 'Local movement' by Eric Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/2/24

1969-1976

Manuscript poem 'Inside the whale' by Eric Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/2/25

1969-1976

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram: 'Shelter Island', comprising 'Shelter Island', 'Discovery information', 'Body calendars', 'The State of Philadelphia', 'Death of Buster Keaton', 'Sturges double bill'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/26

1969-1976

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram: 'Flight', comprising 'Flight', 'The condensation', 'Singing horns', 'A thundering collision', 'Match without you', 'What he saw then', 'Midnight black ground', 'If there is relation', 'The city as an image of man', 'Tristan comes', 'Definition', 'The Galen tradition'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/27

1969-1976

Manuscript and typescript poems by Eric Mottram: '1922 earth raids', comprising '1922', 'Earth: men: angels', 'I hear a bird in Persepolis', 'Raids: knot and keel' in two typescript copies


MOTTRAM: 2/2/28

1969-1976

Typescript poem 'A faithful private' by Eric Mottram, 2 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/2/29-30

1969-[ ]

Two manuscript poems by Eric Mottram, 'Trapped by the maze...'and 'Deliverance September 19: the uses of television'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/31-36

1970-1974

'Living with America', a folder with manuscript, typescript, and photocopied poems by Eric Mottram, having pockets containing: (prior to first pocket), poems including 'A picture' and 'Gardiner's Island', many of which were published in The He expression (Aloes Books, London, 1973); (in first pocket), poems including 'Charles Burchfield', 'Five derivations', 'Crete', mostly published in The he expression; (prior to second pocket), poem 'Underground: A passage in Neruda', published in Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London], 1976); (in second pocket), typescript poems including 'Hart Crane', 'The miracle' 'NY Fall 1970, all published in The he expression; (in third pocket), poems mostly in manuscript including 'May Song', 'A stone', 'In memoriam Charles Olson' all unpublished, accompanied by some newspaper cuttings 1970-1971; (in ultimate pocket) a photograph of wild animals, a note of two Indian words and a book reference


MOTTRAM: 2/2/37

1971-1976

Poems by Eric Mottram headed 'Profession', Tropics', 'Schneebaum snow tree', 'Islamic mosaic near Jericho', 'To the snowline', 'Pictures', 'Starless edge', 'The apples of Paris', 'Scenes for Jeff', 'An old death trip', 'When you meet embrace', 'The anniversary: 1819', 'Unbegrenzt', 'By moonlight', 'Going ahead', 'Possession', 'Wood', some of which were published in 1980: mediate (Zunne Heft, Maidstone, 1980), in typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/38

1971-1976

Manuscript poems by Eric Mottram headed '6.30 to 4.00', 'Biography', 'Untitled song', and one opening 'The cool body shaper'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/39

1972-1976

Lists of contents of proposed books of poems by Eric Mottram, titled (1) 'The Garden Book', largely subsumed into Homage to Braque (Blacksuede Boot Press, [London], 1976); (2) 'Circulation of the Blood', largely subsumed into Local movement (Writers Forum, London, 1973), and (3) 'Gardiner's Island and Points of Honour', mostly unpublished, accompanied by a list of magazines to which poems had been or were to be contributed


MOTTRAM: 2/2/40

1972-1973

The he expression, book of poems by Eric Mottram, typescript carbon of text with some manuscript corrections, (Aloes Books, London, 1973)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/41

1972-1973

Local movement, book of poems by Eric Mottram, (published by Writers Forum, London, 1973), typescript text with manuscript directions to printer


MOTTRAM: 2/2/42

1972-1976

Homage to Braque, book of poems by Eric Mottram, photocopy of typescript text


MOTTRAM: 2/2/43

1972-1976

'Gardiner's Island', poem by Eric Mottram, photocopy of typescript with photocopies of published texts of poems: 'A picture', 'On a letter from Oregon', 'Islamic mosaic near Jericho'; also typescripts of poems: 'Detected', 'Kent Diptych', 'Journey', 'Song of the experimenters'; a loose sheet starting 'As thirties stars of silver...', and typescript and photocopy of poem 'Points of honour'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/44

1972-1976

'Agent', 'Series', 'A meditation on origins', poems by Eric Mottram in manuscript accompanied by a newspaper cutting on Micronesians, 1973, and an untitled poem starting 'Ties with the world...'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/45

1973

'Turning point', poem by Eric Mottram, from Local movement, published in 1973 by Writers Forum, typescript copy


MOTTRAM: 2/2/46

1973

'Left for California: the slow awakening' poem by Eric Mottram, published in Sixpack magazine,1973, photocopy of typescript of poem with source annotations by Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/2/47

1973

Five poems, starting with one titled 'Law and time', in manuscript possibly translations from French


MOTTRAM: 2/2/48

1974

'Geography', poem sequence by Eric Mottram, bound typescript with photocopies of duplicate items, and letter dated 30 May 1974 to intended publisher 'Peter--'; Note: published in Limits of self-regard by Talus Editions, London, 1998


MOTTRAM: 2/2/49

1974

Poems by Eric Mottram including ones headed 'Joys' and 'Kent State' in manuscript on loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/50

1974-1978

Poems by Eric Mottram under heading, 'The differment' including poems titled 'For Ted', 'The recipe', 'Graft', 'A brief history', 'Betsy Longland's mobile', 'Scenes for Jeff', 'Wing commanded salutation', 'Then what am I supposed to be doing', 'Melville and Gris', 'Partial recovery', 'A found poem on what is to be done', 'The wedding party', 'Autumn turns', 'A variation on Yeats in 1922' in manuscript, 'Venezuela', 'Forgers 4' in manuscript, 'After reading James Schuyler', 'An art of [fugue] Spring', 'By moonlight', 'Vishnu Padas-for Allen Ginsberg', 'Musician-for Paul Burwell', 'A question for David Toop'; in manuscript and typescript, clipped together by Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/2/51

1974-1980

Individual poems by Eric Mottram making up his book Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981), including introductory material and typescript, typescript carbons or photocopies with some manuscript annotations and additions, lacking Elegies 1-2, 4-7, 11, 13, 18, but with two copies of Elegies 2, 10, 12, 14, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27. 46 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/52

1975

'The effort', poem by Eric Mottram dedicated to Joel Oppenheimer, in typescript, oversize


MOTTRAM: 2/2/53-55

1975-1978

'The dark time' poem sequence by Eric Mottram, typescript with some extra and introductory manuscript material


MOTTRAM: 2/2/54

1976-1978

'1976-1978', notebook of manuscript poems by Eric Mottram including 'The state of architecture, 1975-8', 'Salzburg dances, 1975-8', 'Rhapsode', 'Recognitions: Brixton', 'Homage to Juhasz II: Ouroboros', 'Forgers' 1-4, 'Conrad: elegy', 'Wycoller'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/55

1975-1978

Manuscript poems showing association with themes in 'The dark time' by Eric Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/2/56

1976

Homage to Braque by Eric Mottram(Blacksuede Boot Press, London, 1976), typescript copy with manuscript alterations and insertions, and final typescript version


MOTTRAM: 2/2/57

1976

'The apples of Paris', by Eric Mottram, typescript with letter from Peter Barry of Alembic magazine, dated 12 Apr 1976


MOTTRAM: 2/2/58

1976-1978

Lecture notes, notably on William Burroughs, American comedians, on students, on individual poets and their works, and containing some draft poems of Mottram's, including 'The Tunis Journal', 'The Way of Miyamoto Musachi', 'An Art of Fugue Spring'; pages numbered with partial index


MOTTRAM: 2/2/59

1976-1980

A book of Herne by Eric Mottram, (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), photocopy of typescript of pages 1-84, with typescript carbon of acknowledgements, contents and epigraphs, appendix, resources


MOTTRAM: 2/2/60

1976-1980

1980 mediate, by Eric Mottram (Zunne Heft, Maidstone, 1980), in typescript with manuscript annotations, and manuscript of poems 'In time of war', 'For Robert Creeley' and 'Escape from cabin fever...'; 14 items


MOTTRAM: 22/61-63

1976-1981

Poems from The book of Herne by Eric Mottram(Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), namely manuscript and typescript of 'Matrix', manuscript of poem starting 'Open as dream through a door', manuscript of 'Windsor Forest', typescript of 'Herne's descent', typescript of poem opening 'A wild spectral object'; two typescript carbons of text of A faithful private (Genera, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1976); other poems including typescript of 'Descents of love', 'Elegy 11', 'From Shadow Borders', and manuscript of 'From Conrad poems' 5 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/64

1976-1981

A Book of Herne by Eric Mottram (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), typescript of contents with manuscript versions of 'Gifting hand', 'A line of inquiry' and 'Notebook 3', and table of contents, accompanied by material illustrating the text, with correspondence including postcards from Tony Lopez and Allen Fisher; 33 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/65

1976-1983

Notebook for draft essays, reports of literary events, notes on poets, and manuscript poems including 'Bosham', 'Audience of Trees', 'Descents of love', and versions of Lorca and Orbán translations


MOTTRAM: 2/2/66

1977

Tunis, by Eric Mottram published 1977; four versions of the poem, manuscript and typescript, with much alteration of content


MOTTRAM: 2/2/67

1977-1978

Manuscript poems beginning with a poem that opens 'To remain unarmed / a life unmetalled', and including poems titled 'Meatloaf: 1978', 'Great Mother', 'Boston', 'The nature of a crime', on loose A5 leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/68

1977-1978

Manuscript poems, page 1 opening 'Come il basilisco...', page 2 'O'Grady says', page 3 'Self death and murder', the whole showing some affiliation with 'The dark time' themes, on 133 loose A5 leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/69

1977-1978

Various typescript poems, namely 'New Year 1977', 'Three poems from The Dark Time' as published in the magazine Rune 2 (1978), 'Conrad elegy', 'Conrad poem 3', and 'From Shadow Borders' opening 'a man's body a soft / set of open tricks', published in magazine Twisted Wrist 5 (1977). 5 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/70

1977-1983

Typescript carbon of poem Tunis, (Rivelin Press, Sheffield, 1977), with some correspondence from the publishers in 1977


MOTTRAM: 2/2/71

1977-1983

Manuscript poem, 'Address', draft on small pad 15cm x 10.5cm


MOTTRAM: 2/2/72

1977-1983

Poem Address, dated 1982, typescript carbon, with some correspondence from the publisher, Eleanor Makepeace of Shadowcat, 1983


MOTTRAM: 2/2/73

1978-1979

Poem sequence 'Limits of self regard: 1978-9', bound typescript with some additional manuscript material inserted at start; note: published in Limits of self-regard (Talus Editions, London, 1998)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/74

1978-1979

Manuscript of Precipice of Fishes by Eric Mottram (published by Writers Forum, London, 1979), a work about Tenby, on variously sized loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/75

1978-1979

Paste-up of Precipice of Fishes by Eric Mottram on one large sheet-it was published as a set of cards


MOTTRAM: 2/2/76

1978-1979

Pollock record by Eric Mottram(published in magazine P.S. 2, 1979), manuscript on loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/77

1978-1979

Pollock record by Eric Mottramtwo paste-ups on large sheets


MOTTRAM: 2/2/78-79

1979-1981

Three manuscript poems, opening 'By fall', 'White gullies' and 'Test the poor'; newspaper cuttings, 1979-1981, giving background on law and order issues


MOTTRAM: 2/2/80

1979-1983

Poems including 'Aglaia', 'Possible suicide', 'Two women', 'The terms of Hell', 'Six poems from The dark time', 'Letter to Agnes Nemes Nagy', 'An acknowledgement', 'Arizona deaths' and 'Pissaro', manuscript and typescript, on loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/81

1980

Poem 'In time of war: 1980 mediate', typescript carbon with list of resources


MOTTRAM: 2/2/82

1980

Poems correponding with Mottram's manuscript Notebook 4, including the long poem 'Exercise time' and newspaper cuttings from 1980 on pollution and on the erosion of jury trials, manuscript and typescript; note: 'Exercise time' was published in Sub Voicive Poetry 1 (1988)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/83

1980-81

Contents list of Elegies by Eric Mottram, as published (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981), in photocopy typescript with prefatory material by Mottram, the poems being in the order 38, 33, 37, 25, 1-7, 9-12, 14-17, 19-24, 26-32, 34, 36, 35, 39-41, the omission of nos.8, 13 and 18 being deliberate


MOTTRAM: 2/2/84

1980-81

Four letters, from the publisher, Peter Hodgkiss, 1980-1981, manuscript and typescript, enclosing flyer for Elegies by Eric Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/2/85-88

1980-1986

Poem sequence 'The legal poems' by Eric Mottram: photocopies of proofs of complete booklet, as published (Arrowspire, 1986); Mottram typescript or typescript carbon of complete booklet, with duplicates of 'The legal poems' 1-16, and 31-41; copy of magazine Figs 7-8 (1981), which published 'The legal poems' 1-16, with letter from the magazine editor, Tony Baker; also manuscript of 'Extra legal poem', dated November 1984


MOTTRAM: 2/2/89

1981

Envelope marked 'Elegies-corrected MSS' containing contents of Mottram's book Elegies (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) in new publication order, including preface and resources, with brief possible prefatory note based on John Cage, but not used; photocopy typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/90

1981

Contents list of A book of Herne by Eric Mottram (Arrowspire Press, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), with list of poems, epigraphs, acknowledgements, and resources, typescript, partially photocopied


MOTTRAM: 2/2/91-92

1981

Material relating to booklet Interrogation Rooms by Eric Mottram, published 1982, including letter from the publisher, Allen Fisher, 30 Jun 1981, indicating over 40 poems; here text consists of 22 poems, being presumably an earlier format; text of poems 1-22. mostly in typescript, with nos.2, 5, 6, 12 and 14 in manuscript and no.4 represented by title only


MOTTRAM: 2/2/93

1981-1982

Interrogation rooms, by Eric Mottram (by Spanner, London, 1982), typescript, partially photocopied on loose leaves in cover, with some items in manuscript, notably the original of 'A work: Fernyhough's Time and Motion Study II'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/94

1981-1982

Manuscript poem headed 'further Interrogation R.'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/95

1981-1982

Poems, corresponding largely with Mottram's manuscript Notebook 6, including 'Tightened eligibility requirements', 'For Ted Berrigan', 'Order chaos' dedicated to Bill Griffiths, 'Biographical letter', 'What is our company', 'Cougher', 'Canetti', 'The girl next door', typescript, loose leaf


MOTTRAM: 2/2/96

1981-1983

Poems, found in association with correspondence with Miklós Vajda, editor of The New Hungarian Quarterly. Some of the poems are cross-referenced to Notebook 6, and titles include 'Beuys', 'Define', 'Recession', 'Littlehaven Bay', 'David Smith', 'Copernicus', 'Central office', 'Split second life at Longbridge BL', loose leaf typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/97

1982

Visual or multivoice poem 'A work: from Ferneyhough's Time and Motion Study II and out', from Interrogation Rooms (Spanner, London, 1982), 40 offprints


MOTTRAM: 2/2/98

[1982]

Group of poems including 'Flight and storytelling...', 'For Denise Levertov', 'Being and nothingness', with typescript 'For Barbara Guest', probably associated with 'Flight Book' sequence, which in turn was subsumed into 'Hyderabad Depositions', largely manuscript on loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/99

1982-1984

Poems, 1982-1983, including 'EOE', 'Canyon de Chelly', 'Obituary for a living author', Night SF', 'A debt to Fitzgerald', 'The takeover', and two poems dedicated to Tom Pickard. Possibly a record of a reading in New York in 1984 attended also by Tom Pickard, as accompanied by flyers for the event and photograph of Mottram and Pickard in New York, typescript with manuscript alterations


MOTTRAM: 2/2/100

1982-1986

Poems, corresponding to Mottram's own manuscript Notebooks 7-11, and including 'Letter to Allen Fisher', and others in the 'Letter to...' series, 'May Festivals', 'Deep erasure', typescript and manuscript with a few manuscript notes on Interrogtaion Rooms (Spanner, London, 1982)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/101

1983

'Three poems' ('Letter to Colin Simms', 'Letter to Jerome Rothenberg', 'When the days...'), offprints from magazine North Dakota Quarterly 51 (1983),4 sets


MOTTRAM: 2/2/102

[1983]

Poems including 'Between Gods', '11th or 5th: commemoration', 'The music brats', 'Capricorn moves in winter', manuscript, 6 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/103

[1983]

Manuscript poem 'Address', published by Shadowcat, [Gateshead] 1983


MOTTRAM: 2/2/104

[1983]

Poems, including three dedicated to Jeff Nuttall, '11th and 5th: commemoration', 'Home walls fall...' and 'To history teachers', manuscript and typescript, 5 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/105

[1983]

Manuscript poem accompanying a photograph of a baby holding a ball. Note: found near but not necessarily associated with material on Allen De Loach


MOTTRAM: 2/2/106

1983-1984

Mottram poems from the series 'Letters', with letter from intended publisher, Gavin Selerie of Binnacle Press, 27 Nov 1983, manuscript and typescript, 6 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/107

1983-1990

Poems, corresponding to Mottram's manuscript Notebooks 8-13, including items in the 'Letter to...' series, and poems titled: 'Four explorations (for Bill Sherman)', 'Conference in Boulder', 'Counterdance', typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/108

[1983]-1991

Manuscript poems including 'High', 'Death of Hypnos', 'Death of René Char', and items published in Resistances (RWC, Sutton, 1991), on loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/109

[1983]-1991

Typescript of the poem 'Address 2', 2 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/2/110-111

1984

Poems associated with Hyderabad group: 'Code Aztec: Coda Ajanta'; from Mottram's notebook 9, 1984, 'Local history', 'Protection', and a group of untitled poems on Indian themes, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/112-114

1984-1986

Set of manuscript poems, headed 'Hyderabad', marked with red ticks; set of manuscript poems headed 14-30, on loose leaves; further manuscript poems on assorted leaves, bearing red ticks; note: Hyderabad depositions was published (Salzburg University Press, 1998)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/115

1984-1986

A body of manuscript poetry, on pages numbered 50-130, but arranged out of sequence, deriving partially from Mottram's Notebook 9, and containing material in common with Mottram's poems 'Hyderabad'and 'Flight Book'; note: compare. 2/2/119-211 below


MOTTRAM: 2/2/116

1984-1986

Manuscript introductory material, notes and detailed poem order for 'Hyderabad depositions' by Eric Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/2/117

1984-1986

'Hyderabad depositions, 1984-1986, Eric Mottram', typescript with separate title page, a version slightly modified from the list provided in the introductory material and the basisof the Salzburg University Press edition of 1998


MOTTRAM: 2/2/118

199-1994

Two letters from Alok Bhalla, the dedicatee of 'Hyderabad depositions', dated 19 Nov 1993 and 18 Jan 1994, offering to publish some of the Hyderabad poems in a magazine he was editing, manuscript with a typescript letter from Joe Ritchey, co-editor of The Underground Forest magazine, 10 Aug 1992, asking for poems to publish, with pencilled annotation by Mottram 'Hyderabad poems'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/119-121

1985

Three associated poem sequences: 'Panopsis', a prose poem in typescript; 'Visitations' and other poems in manuscript, constituting 31 numbered pages, (compare numbered pages in file 2/2/115), and 'Flight book', typescript and manuscript poems, with introductory page


MOTTRAM: 2/2/122

1985-1988

Text of Peace projects & brief novels, (Talus Editions, London, 1989), comprising brief list of acknowledgements, dates and resources, texts of 'Peace projects' nos. 2-23, with nos.4 and 10 in typescript and manuscript copies, and texts of Brief novels nos.1-11. 34 items


MOTTRAM: 2/2/123

1986-1988

Poems including 'Hotei Spring visits', 'Summer of 87', 'Letter to Lynn Gingrass', 'Learn fears', 'Healing', 'Expedition', corresponding largely to Mottram's manuscript notebooks 12-13, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/124

1988 Jun-Aug

Notebook containing manuscript poems, including 'Target words', 'A returned singer' and 'A delayed message', and many manuscript and typescript poems as looseleaf inserts including 'The Ruskin Cross', and 'Vermeer'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/125

1988

Set of photocopied poems supplied by Mottram to M. T. Wignesan, to be read at event in Paris on his behalf


MOTTRAM: 2/2/126-129

1989-1991

Materials for book Season of monsters by Eric Mottram (Writers Forum, London, 1991), including manuscript, Mottram typescript and proofs, two specimens of cover; one copy of published book, and typescript poem, 'Steady as she goes-for Eric' from John Woolford


MOTTRAM: 2/2/130

1990

Notebook with Mottram's manuscript poems, partly corresponding to his Notebook 14, and including many poems used later in Estuaries (Solaris, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1992)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/131

1990

Notebook with containing manuscript poems of Mottram, under heading 'Fire Breaks', including poems headed 'Once a year', 'Assassin', 'Tomb', 'For Ric Caddel'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/132

[1990]

Notebook containing manuscript poems of Mottram, under heading 'Exile Stranger', including 'Thomas A. Clark variations', 'Exiles', 'Masters'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/133

1991

Manuscript poem titled 'Bird 34', found as insert in magazine Mondo 2000 3 (1991), and perhaps relating to article by Tony Lopez in that issue


MOTTRAM: 2/2/134-137

1991

Poems forming the book Resistances: A homage to René Char, (RWC, Sutton, 1991), including manuscript, Mottram typescript and Lawrence Upton's typed version; also manuscript letter of 12 Jun 1991 from Upton, the publisher, about the production; postcard of 2 Aug 1991 from Jackie Kaye accepting the dedication of the book and specimens of the cover


MOTTRAM: 2/2/138

1991

Contents of book of poems Estuaries (Solaris, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1992) as compiled by Mottram. Text and resources, mostly typescript with a few poems and introductory notes in manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/139

1991

Manuscript poem titled 'Meditation'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/140

1991

Letter from Bill Sherman, 26 Jul 1991, requesting poems from Mottram for an American magazine in Wisconsin, and postcards of 26 Aug acknowledging receipt


MOTTRAM: 2/2/141

1991

Mottram poems 'Virtual P.C.' and 'Reports', later published in Graven Images: a journal of culture, law, and the sacred 1 (Madison, Wisconsin, 1994) 226-229, typescript carbons and typescript of 'The assembled garden' with manuscript draft and extra notes


MOTTRAM: 2/2/142-144

[1991]

Material relating to 'Freedom poems' unattributed but apparently by Mottram, including Mottram's manuscript notes on Charles Olson, Karl Jung, Wiliam Blake; 'Freedom poems' in manuscript with prose essay on 'Freedom'; also notes on André Gorz, Farewell to the Working Class (1980)


MOTTRAM: 2/2/145

1991-1992

Manuscript poems, corresponding to Mottram's Notebooks 15 and 16, in two groups paginated 1-21 and 22-115, and including 'Recovery', 'William Faulkner's Vision in Spring', 'To Char in Langhorne', 'Moonless', 'Street argument', 'An attempt to resist', 'Adventure', and 'Seaham Harbour February 1992'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/146

1992

Version of Mottram's Estuaries (Solaris, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1992), labelled: 'Draft 1 with EM corrections marked', typed with covering note from Yasmin Skelt, 16 Feb 1992


MOTTRAM: 2/2/147-148

1992

Text of Mottram's Estuaries (published by Solaris, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1992) labelled 'Draft 2' and card from 'David A' (?Annwn), Wakefield, 9 Mar 1992, with congratulations on its publication


MOTTRAM: 2/2/149

1992

Manuscript poems, including 'Buffalo', 'America I'-'America V', 'Birth day', '"The innocent must take their chance"', representing a copying out of the poem portions of Mottram's Notebook 18, on loose leaves numbered erratically 1-220


MOTTRAM: 2/2/150

[1992]

Poem sequence opening 'What did you undergo to recover different / smell...', and to which the overall title 'A lost man'may be accorded, after a phrase in the first poem; typescript on loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/151

1993

Set of poems, including 'Time Sight Unseen', 'Buffalo Curriculum 1966-1992', and 'Election', of which the first was published as a separate booklet by the University at Buffalo in 1993, with covering letter about proofs from Robert Bertholf, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/152

[1993-1994]

Poem sequence entitled 'India', including poems headed 'Embarcation terminal', 'Enter', 'Sacral', 'Transformations', 'Local history'; typescript, 11 sheets


MOTTRAM: 2/2/153-154

1993-1995

Poems forming text of Double your stake: Masks book 3, (RWC, Sutton, 1995), with index and resources notes, typescript; a second sequence of poems, including some titles in common with the above, and some associated with other titles in the 'Masks' series, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/155-157

1994

Typescript of Inheritance: Masks book 1 as passed to Bob Cobbing of Writers Forum for publication in 1994; with manuscript letters from Bob Cobbing of 26 Jul 1994, 5 Sep 1994, 7 Oct 1994, and 19 Nov 1994, inviting and documenting the publication; and a typescript letter of 16 Nov 1994 from Peter Donnelly concerning the cover


MOTTRAM: 2/2/158-160

1994

Poem sequence Design origins: Masks book two, (Amra Imprint 1994), manuscript and typescript; letters from Bill Griffiths of Amra Imprint, of 19 Sep 1994, 17 Oct 1994 and 17 Nov 1994 about the progress of publication along with local and personal news; original Mottram envelope shows previous title: 'Disguise origins'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/161

1994

Book Double your stake: Masks book 3, published in 1995 by RWC, Sutton, manuscript with occasional typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/162

1994

Poems corresponding to Mottram's manuscript notebook 19, and including poems titled 'Third wheel', 'Learning', 'The career painter speaks', 'Zuni dancers', some connected to 'Masks' series, manuscript on loose leaves


MOTTRAM: 2/2/163

1994

Poems from the 'Masks'group, including 'Zuni dancers', 'Stormy Tuesday', 'A day in the afterlife', typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/2/164-167

1994

Material for Double your stake: Masks book 3, (RWC, Sutton, 1995) including list of contents and two poems in Mottram's hand; letter from Peterjon Skelt, 28 Dec 1994, enclosing four possible covers; five letters, Nov 1994-Jan 1995, from Lawrence Upton, the publisher; and typescript text of book, with 'Index and resources' appended


MOTTRAM: 2/2/168-172

1994-1995

Inheritance: Masks book 1 (Writers Forum, London, 1994) published copy with attached manuscript notes; Design origins: Masks book 2 (Amra Imprint, Seaham, 1994) published copy; typescript, manuscript and photocopy poems, including items from 'Masks' series and items published in Periodical contests (Anarcho Press, Badninish, with Mainstream, St Albans, 1997); typescript poems, largely on Wales, with note 'given to Florence Elon'; further typescript poems with note 'Unused'


MOTTRAM: 2/2/173

[1992]

Brown folder used to store many poems, especially prior to 1992, oversize


MOTTRAM: 2/3 Correspondenceand related papers on the composition and publication of poems, 1964-1995


MOTTRAM: 2/3/1

[1964] Sep 23

Letter to Mottram about publication of Mottram poem 'Provincetown' in magazine Centigrade, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/2

1971

Letters from Patrick Galvin in Brighton to Mottram about Mottram poems published in his magazine Lon Chaney, 3 letters, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/3

1972 Mar 20

Letter from Mary (McConville) at Kent State University, to Mottram about publication of Mottram poem 'Islamic mosaic' in The Human Issue, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/4

1973 Apr 2

Letter from Bill Sherman to Mottram with request to use poems in Sixpack, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/5

1974 Feb 27

Letter from Jim Austin to Mottram about proofs of Mottram poem to be published in An active anthology, 1974, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/6

1975 Nov 18

Letter to Mottram, signature uncertain, reporting on failure to obtain publication of 'The apples of Paris' in a magazine for Mottram, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/7

1977 Sep 17

Letter from John Wilson, editor of Occurrence magazine in Philadelphia, thanking Mottram for poetry contribution, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/8

1977 Nov 15

Letter to Mottram asking about translation detail for French project Poétique 2000, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/9

1979 Jan 8

Letter from Ken (Edwards) to Mottram confirming use of some Mottram Elegies in Alembic 8, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/10

1979 Jun 16

Postcard from Alaric Sumner about material for Words Worth, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/11

1981 Apr 29

Request from Glenn Storhaug of Five Seasons Press to Mottram to use 'Nutt's Castle' in forthcoming Kilpeck Anthology


MOTTRAM: 2/3/12

1982 May 24, 1982 Jul 6

Letters from Antony Horsfield and Carol Bruggen, about poems for a new magazine in Lancashire, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/13

1985 Jul 23,Aug 13

Letters from Michael Farley of Taxvs, about poem contribution to volume in memory of Basil Bunting, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/14

1987 Mar 30

Letter from Tim Fletcher of First Offence magazine to Mottram about publication of 'Peace projects', manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/15

14 Oct 1988

Letter from Ulla Dydo with comments on Mottram's poem 'A letter to Robert Duncan', typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/16

29 Sep 1989

Letter from Ulla Dydo, dedicatee of Shelter Island, to Mottram also commenting on Mottram poem 'A letter to Robert Duncan', manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/17

1993 Aug 5

Formal letter from Ken Smith, inviting contribution to Poems for Bosnia project, with letter of acceptance of 12 Sep 1993, flyer for anthology, and some newspaper cuttings selected by Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/3/18

[1971-1975]

Letters from Paul Smith, about poems for a Cambridge Poetry Festival anthology (1971-1975), one manuscript, one typescript,


MOTTRAM: 2/3/19

1970 Oct 16

Letter from Christopher Eddy of Bissoe, Cornwall, commenting on structure of Inside the whale byMottram (Writers Forum, London, 1970), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/20

1972 Jan 23

Letter from 'Bob' in Bedford Heights, Ohio on Inside the whale byMottram (Writers Forum, London, 1970), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/21

1971 Dec 4

Letter from Better Books with humourous content, concerning Shelter Island by Mottram(Turret Books, London, 1971), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/22

1970 Jul 19

Letter from Bernard Stone, about publication details of Shelter Island by Mottram(Turret Books, London, 1971), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/23

1972 Mar 5

Lyman Andrews, review of Shelter Island by Mottram(Turret Books, London, 1971), from The Sunday Times


MOTTRAM: 2/3/24

1972 Jul 6

Letter from Chris (Eddy) at Bissoe, concerning Shelter Island by Mottram(Turret Books, London, 1971), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/25

1973 Nov 9-15

Review in Time Out of The he expression by Mottram(Aloes Books, London, 1973), 2 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/3/26

1973 Nov 5

Letter from Clive Bush concerning The he expression by Mottram(Aloes Books, London, 1973), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/27

1973 Nov 23

Letter from Barry MacSweeney concerning The he expression by Mottram(Aloes Books, London, 1973), enclosing typescript of poem 'Eric Mottram's birthday', typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/28

1973 Nov 24

Letter from Nick (Kimberley) at Compendium Books, London concerning The he expression by Mottram(Aloes Books, London, 1973), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/29

1974

Polytechnic of Central London conference booklet relating to The he expression by Mottram(Aloes Books, London, 1973)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/30

1970-1989

Unsourced newspaper cuttings providing quotation 'Fanatacism is when you redouble your effort, having forgotten your aim' (Santayana)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/31

1975 Oct 11

Letter on illustrated cards from Allen Fisher concerning Against tyranny by Mottram(Poet & Peasant, Hayes, Middlesex, 1975), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/32

1975 Nov 19

Letter on illustrated cards from Allen Fisher, the publisher, on details of procedure relating to publication 1922 Earth raids by Mottram(New London Pride, London, 1976), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/33

1976 Aug 14

Letter from Allen Fisher, noting dispatch of complementary copies of 1922 Earth raids by Mottram(New London Pride, London, 1976), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/34

10 Jun 1978

Letter from Paige Mitchell to Mottram with thanks for publications received, including Homage to Braque, by Mottram(Blacksuede Boot Press, [London], 1976) with some analysis of that work, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/35

1977 Mar 22,Apr 12

Two letters from publisher, Mike Dobbie, with copy of the published form of Mottram's poem 'Descents of love' as Descents of love: songs of recognition (Mugshots [McCarthy & Dobbie, London], 1977), typescript and manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/36

[1978-1979]

Notes by Mottram on Alexander Pope's 'Windsor Forest', relating to publication, Windsor Forest by Mottram(Pig Press, Heaton, 1979), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/37

[1979]

Card from Ric Caddel of Pig Press about signed copies of Windsor Forest by Mottram(Pig Press, Heaton, 1979), with a variety of promotional material attached, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/38

1979

Review by Ken Edwards in Reality Studios 2/1 (London, 1979) of Windsor Forest by Mottram (Pig Press, Heaton, 1979)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/39

1980 Jul 7

Letter from Fred Beake, commenting on Windsor Forest by Mottram(Pig Press, Heaton, 1979) and looking forward to A book of Herne, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/40

15 Dec 1979

Review by Jeff Nuttall from The Guardian of Precipice of Fishes by Mottram(Writers Forum, London, 1979), accompanied by spoof summary of 1979 from John Freeman


MOTTRAM: 2/3/41

[1970-1979]

Sheets giving geological data for Wales relating to Precipice of Fishes by Mottram(Writers Forum, London, 1979)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/42

[1970-1979]

Postcards of Tenby and area relating to Precipice of Fishes by Mottram(Writers Forum, London, 1979)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/43

[1970-1987]

Postcards and guidebooks, notably of St Mary's church, Tenby, probably collected in or up to 1987 with copy (15cm x 14cm) of 1748 map of Dinbych y Pysgod (Tenby)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/44

1981 Dec 10

Letter from Robert Bank, the publisher, describing first reactions to the publication of A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/45

1981 Aug

Letter from Fred Beake, commenting on forthcoming Book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), and Elegies, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/46

[1981]

Flyers for A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), from Arrowspire Press, A4 size, 5 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/3/47-48

1982

Photographs of the exhibition, 'The making of a book', (Lancashire, 1982), featuring A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), 14 black and white photographs; also printed sheet to accompany the exhibition, headed 'Arrowspire Press', 3 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/3/49

1982

Introduction by Mottram for the exhibition, 'The making of a book', (Lancashire, 1982), featuring A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981) on topics including Michel Foucault, R M Rilke, and Wycoller, opening 'Since, like any other working man...', typescript carbon with brief notes, manuscript and typescript,


MOTTRAM: 2/3/50

1982 Aug 16

Letter from Ms S Connor, in reaction to A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/51

1983 Sep 8-1989 Oct 27

Four letters from Robert Bank, the publisher of A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), of 8 Sep 1983, enclosing own curriculum vitae and copy of press item about Herne or the Green Man as socialist, and another on dogs, 5 Nov 1985 about copies of the bookforwarded, 20 Nov 1985, enclosing photocopies of newspaper items on art and politics, and 27 Oct 1989 enclosing photographs of a Green Man pub sign, with a postcard of Sep 1986, reflecting on Melvyn Bragg, manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/52

1982 Apr 14 and 17 May

Two letters from Mid Pennine Arts Association, about a poetry reading for Mottram, with flyer and printed hand-out (2 copies) for the reading, at Burnley, 7 Jun 1982, and leaflet of Mid Pennine Arts Association events, Apr-Sep 1982, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/53

1982 Feb-Jun

Reviews of A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), and other newspaper cuttings and photocopies of cuttings including a review of A book of Herne by Jeff Nuttall in The Artful Reporter 45 (Manchester, Feb 1982) with covering note from Robert Bank of Arrowspire Press, a review of A book of Herne by Nick Kimberley from City Limits 14-20 May 1982, an article on Wycoller, near Colne, Lancashire by Mark Gorton from The Artful Reporter 49 (June 1982), article from The Times 8 Jun 1982 with illustration of Red Indians in antler masks, review of A book of Herne by Jim Burns in Tribune (no details), and unsourced reproduction of picture of a stag by Hans Arp


MOTTRAM: 2/3/54

[1982]

Letter from Dawn Williams at Lincoln Minster, (undated) enclosing photograph of 'our God Head'


MOTTRAM: 2/3/55

1982 Feb 1

Letter from John Piper on receipt of A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), with sheet showing Piper's 'The seasons', from which the cover for A book of Herne was drawn, 2 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/3/56

1990

Pamphlet: 'Inn signs: their history and meaning', and publicity material for the BBC (British Broadcasting Company) programme on 'The return of The Green Man', with a letter from the producer, Julian Henriques (16 May 1990), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/57

1982

Review by Jim Burns of A book of Herne by Mottram (Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1981), from Ambit 89 (London, 1982), 69


MOTTRAM: 2/3/58

[1981-1990]

Letter from Chris Challis enclosing fiction based on 'The book of Horn' (undated ), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/59

[1981-1990]

Note of deposit of £115 paid to Gallery on the Park, Nelson, Lancashire, in connection with a work of art by John Piper (undated)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/60

[1981-1990]

Section on the history of forests from A history of Whalley by T.D.Whittaker [1805], perhaps supplied by Robert Bank, photocopy


MOTTRAM: 2/3/61

1979-1991

Notes relating to source in Interrogation Rooms by Mottram (Spanner, London, 1982) and poems in Mottram's own Notebook 18


MOTTRAM: 2/3/62

1983 May 6

Letter from Jane (Bolger) with comments on Interrogation Rooms by Mottram (Spanner, London, 1982), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/63

1979 Dec 16, 1980 Jan 20

Letters from Pete Hodgkiss of Galloping Dog Press, initiating publication of Elegies by Mottram (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/64

1982

Partial review of Elegies by Mottram (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981) in Poetry Wales Spring 1982, photocopy


MOTTRAM: 2/3/65

1980-1981

Background material to 'Elegy 9', newspaper cuttings 1980-1981, and brochure featuring cover artist Rod Tye, relating to book of poetry Elegies by Mottram (Galloping Dog, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1981)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/66

1981

Letters from Tony Baker of Figs magazine about the original publication of 17 of the 'The legal poems' in issue 5 of Figs, 1981, manuscript and typescript, 6 items


MOTTRAM: 2/3/67

1985 Dec 1

Letter from Robert Bank of Arrowspire Press, the publishers of The legal poems by Mottram(Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986), at proof-reading stage, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/68

1986

Copies of cover design by Rod Tye for The legal poems by Mottram(Arrowspire, Colne, Lancashire, 1986)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/69

1988 Jun 4

Letter from Peterjon Skelt, enclosing draft list of contents for Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/70

1988 Oct 20

Postcard from Yasmin Skelt relating to publication of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/71

1988 Nov 22

Letter from Peterjon Skelt, defending North & South, relating to publication of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989), typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/72

[1988-1989]

Mottram's manuscript draft of resources relating to publication of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/73

[1989]

Mottram's lists of invitees to launch of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) and for reviews


MOTTRAM: 2/3/74

[1989]

Copy of cover by Peter Donnelly for Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) as part of North & South flyer


MOTTRAM: 2/3/75

1989 Mar 16, 1989 May 3

Letters from Peterjon Skelt about the launch of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989), and about reviews, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/76

1989 Jun 12

Review of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989) in Time Out magazine, photocopy


MOTTRAM: 2/3/77

1989

Postcard from Peterjon Skelt about flyer for Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989), photocopy


MOTTRAM: 2/3/78

1989

Postcard of congratulation from Ralph in Hull relating to publication of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/79

1989 Mar 6

Short letter of thanks from Tony Baker for presentation copy of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989), typescript, enclosing typescript carbon of a short poem of his own


MOTTRAM: 2/3/80

1990 Jun 3

Postcard from Peterjon and Yasmin Skelt relating to publication of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/81

1990 Jun 11

Letter from Peterjon Skelt enclosing review from Fragmente magazine of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989); invitation to lunch party on 15 Jul 1990


MOTTRAM: 2/3/82

1990 Aug 14

Letter from Peterjon Skelt enclosing review by David Hart of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/83

1991

Review by Yann Lovelock from Poetry Review, Summer 1991 of Selected poems by Mottram(North & South, Twickenham & Wakefield, 1989), with covering note by Peterjon and Yasmin Skelt, 2 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/3/84

1983 Jan 17

Postcard from Maria Makepeace, publisher of Address a book of poetryby Mottram(Shadowcat, [Gateshead], 1983), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/85

1984 Mar 5

Invitation to preview of an exhibition of work by Maria Makepeace, publisher of Address a book of poetryby Mottram(Shadowcat, [Gateshead], 1983


MOTTRAM: 2/3/86

1986 Jun 16, 1986 Aug 7, 1986 Sep 29 and1989 Oct 1

Four letters from Maria Makepeace, publisher of Address a book of poetryby Mottram(Shadowcat, [Gateshead], 1983, in manuscript, about delivery of visual material, with flyer for exhibition of her work at Hexham (1986)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/87

1991 Jul 4, 1991 Jul 16 and1994 Oct 4

Letters from Lawrence Upton, the publisher of Resistances: A homage to René Char by Mottram (RWC, Sutton, 1991, as RWC 9-10), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/88

1991-1992

Letters from Peterjon and Yasmin Skelt enclosing material including a flyer for Estuaries by Mottram (Solaris, Twickenham, Middlesex, 1992),sample pages of the text, list of potential subscribers, and Skelt's report on the 'No one listens to poetry' colloquium of 20 Jul 1991


MOTTRAM: 2/3/89

1992

Six photographs of Mottram considered for inclusion in the text of Live all you can by Mottram (Solaris, Twickenham, 1992)


MOTTRAM: 2/3/90

1992

Review of Live all you can by Mottram (Solaris, Twickenham, 1992) from SPD (Small Press Distribution), photocopy


MOTTRAM: 2/3/91

1994 Aug 12

Letter and 2 postcards from Peterjon Skelt with enclosed form for subscribing to Alive in parts of this century by Mottram (North & South, Twickenham and Wakefield, 1994), and list of non-contributors


MOTTRAM: 2/3/92

1994

List of invitees to 'Mottram at 70' party, 19 Nov 1994, and personalised invitation card, with typescript letter of 7 Jan 1995, reporting sales of the publication


MOTTRAM: 2/3/93

1994-1995

Mottram list of contents for Masks book 4 in Masks series(1994-1995), manuscript


MOTTRAM: 2/3/94

1966

Article on masks in Varsity Graduate (Toronto, Spring 1966), p 50


MOTTRAM: 2/3/95

1983 Feb 18

Review article on masks, cutting from New Statesman


MOTTRAM: 2/3/96

1978

Booklet, Hope Kachinas: the complete guide to collecting Kachina Dolls by Barton Wright (Northland Press, Flagstaff, Arizona, 1978), relating to the Masks series(1994-1995) by Mottram


MOTTRAM: 2/3/97

1980-1982

Booklet, Messages on stone: selections of Native Western Rock Art by WM Stokes and WL Stokes (Starstone, Salt Lake City, Utah, 1980), relating to the Masks series(1994-1995) by Mottram. Note: for background to Hopi Indian material, see article by Allen De Loach in Benzene 5-6 (1982).


MOTTRAM: 2/4 Notes by Mottram on his own poetry, 1973-1992


MOTTRAM: 2/4/1

1973

Incomplete Mottram typescript, giving background to many poems in print as at 1973


MOTTRAM: 2/4/2

[1991]

Manuscript of talk in series on 'Frameworks', probably 1991, in which Mottram gives an account of his own poetry writing, with continuations covering Towards design in poetry (1977), and the concept of 'field', 'enclosure', 'framework'. Note: the theme of 'frameworks', a seminar series topic, is also found in section 9 of this catalogue.


MOTTRAM: 2/4/3

[1977]

Mottram manuscript with reflections on the process of creating a poem


MOTTRAM: 2/4/4

[1992]

Mottram manuscript list of poems selected from his publications up to 1992, possibly made for Pierre Joris, in small pad. Note: for essay, 'Resources for poetics', describing background to many of Mottram's books of poetry, see section 9 of this catalogue.


MOTTRAM: 2/5 Translation work, 1975-1990


MOTTRAM: 2/5/1

1975 Oct 22

Letter from Miklós Vajda, Hungary, recalling meeting Mottram at Salzburg seminar earlier that year and encouraging his interest in Hungarian poetry, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/2

1975 Dec 2

Brief formal letter from Home Office about a proposed visit to England by Miklós Vajda, Hungary


MOTTRAM: 2/5/3

1976 Nov 18

Letter from Miklós Vajda, Hungary, commenting on Mottram's poem 'Homage to Ferenc Juhász', typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/4

1980 Jun 4,1980 Aug 28

Postcard and letter from Miklós Vajda, Hungary concerning trip to Scandinavia


MOTTRAM: 2/5/5

1981 Feb 24

Letter from Miklós Vajda, Hungary, concerning translations to be published in 1982 and 1983


MOTTRAM: 2/5/6

1977

Mottram essay '"Incomprehensible to outsiders": Twentieth Century Hungarian poetry', published in The New Hungarian Quarterly, 1977, typescript carbon


MOTTRAM: 2/5/7

[1983-1984]

Mottram text for talk, 'For the 25th anniversary of The New Hungarian Quarterly', 2 typescript copies


MOTTRAM: 2/5/8

1989 Nov 21, 1990 Feb 19

Two letters from Miklos Vajda, Hungary, editor of New Hungarian Quarterly, explaining problems in production, and seeking review article from Mottram, in typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/9

1975-1990

Mottram's review article, 'Before the Revolution: poetry by Istvan Vas and Sandor Csoori', 2 manuscript versions, paginated 1-6,1-5 and 2-9, and typescript version


MOTTRAM: 2/5/10

1980 Mar 26

Formal note from The British Council to Mottram offering grant toward cost of travel to Hungary


MOTTRAM: 2/5/11

1977

Booklet, Hungarian poets, an abstract from Modern Hungarian Poetry (Columbia University Press and Corvina Press, Budapest, 1977, 6 copies, one with doodles on front cover


MOTTRAM: 2/5/12

1980

Flyer for Five Hungarian poets, reading in Britain, 1980, 2 copies


MOTTRAM: 2/5/13

1980 Mar 14

Review of the 1980 readings by Peter Sherwood in The New Statesman


MOTTRAM: 2/5/14

[1977-1988]

Information sheet on Agnes Nemes Nagy, Hungarian poet, with photograph


MOTTRAM: 2/5/15

1988 Aug 23

Letter enquiring about Hungarian poets reading at King's College London in 1980, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/16-20

1979-1980

Co-operative translations by Mottram with Will Rowe of poems by Garcia Lorca, including: 'Ode to the King of Harlem', 3 versions with annotations and 2 separate letters from Rowe; 'Ode to Walt Whitman' with separate set of typed notes by Rowe; 'Your childhood in Menton', 2 versions; 'Norm and paradise of the Negoes', 2 versions, one by Rowe, one by Mottram; 'Fable and round of the three friends', 2 versions, one by Rowe, one by Mottram. Note: all translations are typescript, the ones on yellow paper seem to be Mottram's versions.


MOTTRAM: 2/5/21

1981 Aug 6

Letter of enquiry from Miklós Vajda asking whether Mottram will translate some of the poems of Otto Orbán, a Hungarian poet, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/22

1981 Sep 8

Letter indicating start of project by Mottram to work on translation of poems by Hungarian poet, Otto Orbán, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/23

1981 Nov 22

Translations by Mottram of four poems of Hungarian poet, Otto Orbán with letter from Miklós Vajda, thanking Mottram for the translations of poems by Hungarian poet, Otto Orbán and making minor comments, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/24

1982 Sep 24

Letter from Miklós Vajda commenting on poor health of Otto Orbán, Hungarian poet, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/25

[1987-1988]

Mottram translations of Hungarian poet Ottó Orbán's poems 'America', 'Europe', 'Under the thundering roof', 'The dazzling difference in size', in manuscript and typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/26

[1988]

Published version of Mottram translations of Hungarian poet Ottó Orbán's poems 'America', 'Europe', 'Under the thundering roof', 'The dazzling difference in size' from New Hungarian Quarterly 110 (Budapest, 1988), 54-56, photocopy


MOTTRAM: 2/5/27

1982

Poems by Hungarian poet Ottó Orbán, translated by Mottram, published in New Hungarian Quarterly 86 (1982) 88-93, photocopies


MOTTRAM: 2/5/28

1984 Mar 7

Letter from Miklós Vajda, enclosing a poem by Hungarian poet Ottó Orbán, 'The artfilms of the 'Sixties' for translation, with Mottram's final version, typescript


MOTTRAM: 2/5/29

1986 Sep 24

Formal letter from Artisjus, Budapest, requesting permission to reprint a Mottram translation of poetry by Hungarian poet Ottó Orbán


MOTTRAM: 2/5/30

1988 Mar 2

Formal letter from The New Hungarian Quarterly giving Mottram permission to reprint one of his translations of poetry by Hungarian poet Ottó Orbán


MOTTRAM: 2/5/31

1984 Mar 20

Letter from Milós Vajda, with introductory material on Judit Kemenczky, Hungary


MOTTRAM: 2/5/32

1985 Feb 20

Letter from Milós Vajda commenting on Hungarian work in American magazine, Translation, and enclosing rough translation of poem by Judit Kemenczky, Hungary, 'To William Carlos Williams'


MOTTRAM: 2/5/33

1984-1985

Hungarian rough translation and Mottram versions of poems by Judit Kemenczky, Hungary: 'Opening game or the No of gods and poets', 'Flags at the frontier', and 'Hiakoodzho's fox'


MOTTRAM: 2/5/34

1984-1985

Poems by Judit Kemenczky, Hungary, translated by Mottram, published in New Hungarian Quarterly 98 (1985) 86-94, photocopies


MOTTRAM: 2/5/35

1990

A version of Bertold Brecht's Ueber die Bauart langdauender Werke' (On the construction of enduring works, 1932) in the form of a poem in manuscript

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