File FL0235 - Metcalf, John

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CA ACU SPC F0018-S0011-FL0235


Metcalf, John


  • [1988], 1988 May 5 - 1988 July 12 (Creation)

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33 items (55 p. on 54 leaves)

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  • Correspondence relating to John Newlove's fiftieth birthday celebration.
  • File consists of material relating to J. Metcalf's organization of public reading and dinner to celebrate J. Newlove's fiftieth birthday. Includes form letter inviting poets to submit poetry or other messages honouring J. Newlove; list of poets sent form letter and addresses; letters inviting several poets to give public readings, and attempting to obtain funding for readings; and contributions of poetry and messages sent by poets. Celebration cancelled because J. Newlove refused to attend.
  • Holograph; typescript, signed; holograph, signed (some photocopy).
  • Includes references to the following: Writers in aspic; The bumper book; Carry on bumping.

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