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Series 1
Writings by Seamus Heaney
Box 1

Box Folder Content
1 1 "For Daisy Garnett," holograph manuscript, 2pp. Poem written for the christening of Polly Devlin's (Garnett) daughter Daisy Garnett. [See also Series 3, Photographs: "Polly Garnett and three children," and Series 4, Restricted correspondence: "Mrs. Parker"]
1 2 Four Poems: "Bog Queen," "Punishment," "The Grauballe Man," "Kinship," setting copy with editor's markings and corrections in Heaney's hand, 7 pp.
1 3 "Fosterage" [variant titles "Stylist," "To Michael McLaverty," and "Friendship's Garland"], multiple holograph and typescript drafts, 10 pp. [See also Series 4, Restricted correspondence: "Robert"]
1 31 "Glanmore Sonnets," hologram and multiple annotated typescripts
1 32 Human Chain, "Not the One Who Takes up his Bed and Walks," holograph and printed photocopy, "The Baler," printed photocopy.
1 4 "Introduction" [from Michael McLaverty's Collected Stories], photocopied typescript, 2 pp. Michael McLaverty's
1 5 James Joyce Quarterly, Spring 1974, corrected guest editor's galley proofs.
1 6 James Joyce Quarterly, Spring 1974, revised page proofs.
1 7 "Leavings," typescript with corrections in Heaney's hand
1 8 "The Placeless Heaven: Another Look at Kavanagh," 13 pp. photocopy typescript, Series 4, Restricted correspondence: Sebastian Barker, 26 March 1987]
1 33 "Poet to Blacksmith," annotated typescript
1 9 "The Prelude" [on William Wordsworth], holograph manuscript, 11 pp. with 8 pp. of typed quotations from "The Prelude"
1 34 "Sonnets from Hellas," multiple holograms
1 10 "Strange Fruit," multiple holograph and typescript drafts, 12 pp
1 11 Commencement Address, University of Pennsylvania, 30 May 2000, reprint in University of Pennsylvania AlmanacUniversity of Pennsylvania, 30 May 2000, reprint in
1 12 Commencement Keynote Address, Emory University, 12 May 2003, TS with corrections, 9pp. [also includes signed copy of Commencement program]