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Subseries 8.2
Prose, 1966-2004
Box 98 - 102; OP 2-8

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type, then in alphabetical order.

Addresses/Lectures
Box Folder Content
98 44 Opening address, World Reading Conference, holograph fragment, ca. 1982
98 45 Holograph draft of introduction to reading of "Digging" at Bates College commencement, 26 May 1986 with commencement program
98 46 "The Sweetest Dream in Robert Frost," conclusion of second lecture as Professor of Poetry at Oxford University, holograph with revisions, 26 October 1989
98 47 The Crewe[i]an Oration, Oxford University, typescript with holograph corrections, 19 June 1991, with draft copy of the introduction of the oration and photocopied introduction from Oxford University Gazette
98 48 Irish Society Michaelmas Dinner address, Oxford University, 30 November 1992, holograph, with signed menu
98 49 "Irelantis: Exhibition opening at Anya von Gosseln Gallery," typescript address, 28 March 1995
98 50 Hughie O'Donoghue Exhibition, Kilkenny, address for exhibition opening, typescript with holograph revisions, 16 August 1997
98 51 "Remarks at the Restoration Dinner 1999," [Magdalen College, Oxford], holograph manuscript, signed
98 52 Untitled after-dinner remarks, University of Pennsylvania commencement weekend, typescript with holograph corrections, 21 May 2000
98 53 "Harvard Commencements Readings," three drafts, typescript with some holograph revisions, 8 June 2000
98 54 "Student Writing Awards," Purdue U
98 55 Untitled speech presented as guest of honor at dinner sponsored by The Ireland Funds of France (Paris), typescript and holograph manuscript, April 2, 2002
98 56 "Speech at Banquet in Town Hall," Stockholm, 19 September 2003
98 57 "Title Deeds: Translating a Classic," lecture, American Philosophical Society, 23 April 2004
98 58 "Doing Time: An Apology for Poetry," holograph notes, undated
98 59 Introduction of Melvyn Bragg, typescript with holograph notes and corrections, undated
98 60 Lecture on periphery art and Edwin Muir, holograph draft, undated
98 61 "Robert Fitzgerald: Memorial Address," holograph draft with two typescript copies, undated
British Broadcasting Corporation scripts
99 1 January Review, "The Arts in Ireland," photocopied typescript 23 January 1973
99 2 Explorations: "Otherness," typescript, ca. 1973
99 3 Explorations: "Words Failed Me…," typescript, ca. 1973
99 4 Explorations: "The Long Garden," typescript, ca. 1973
99 5 Explorations: "Bitter Honey," typescript, ca. 1973
99 6 Explorations: "Fields of Praise," typescript with holograph corrections, ca. 1973
99 7 Explorations: "The Chilly Sun," typescript with holograph revisions, ca. 1973
99 8 Explorations: "A Gallous Story," holograph manuscript with typescript book extracts, ca. 1973
99 9 Explorations: "Over the Bridge," holograph manuscript, ca. 1973
99 10 Ulster in Focus, "Bogland," carbon typescript with holograph revisions and shot list, 11 February 1976
99 11 Today and Yesterday in Northern Ireland: "The Mermaid," photocopied typescript with holograph revisions 23 February 1976
99 12 Explorations II: "Call My Brother Back," photocopied typescript, 12 January 1978
99 13 Explorations II: "The Emperor of Ice Cream," photocopied typescript, 19 January 1978
99 14 Explorations II: "Of Mice and Men," photocopied typescript, 26 January 1978`
99 15 Today and Yesterday in Northern Ireland: "Thomas Moore I", photocopied typescript, 21 January 1979
99 16 Today and Yesterday in Northern Ireland: "Thomas Moore II," photocopied typescript, 23 March 1979
99 17 Time for Verse, program 1, holograph notes with duplicated transcript, 1979 [1 of 6]
99 18 Time for Verse, program 2, holograph notes with duplicated transcript, 1979 [2 of 6]
99 19 Time for Verse, program 3, holograph notes with duplicated transcript, 1979 [3 of 6]
99 20 Time for Verse, program 4, holograph notes with duplicated transcript, 1979 [4 of 6]
99 21 Time for Verse, program 5, holograph notes with duplicated transcript, 1979 [5 of 6]
99 22 Time for Verse, program 6, holograph notes with duplicated transcript, 1979 [6 of 6]
99 23 "W.B. Yeats: Cast a Cold Eye," typescript of documentary special with Seamus Heaney as narrator, ca. January 1989
99 24 Interview with Seamus Heaney, Abeer Parks and James Cook (presenters) for Newsline, BBC Radio Scotland FM, 7 February 2001
Eulogies
99 25 Eulogy for Gus Martin, photocopied typescript, ca. 1996
99 26 Eulogy for Ted Hughes, holograph draft with revisions, November 1998
99 27 "Memorial Address" for Ted Hughes, Westminster Abbey, typescript with holograph corrections, 13 May 1999
99 28 Eulogy for Geoffrey [?], holograph draft with notes and photocopy of "Afterwards" by Thomas Hardy, undated
99 29 Eulogy for Ted [Allen?], holograph, undated
Notes
100 1 Holograph notes regarding Irish Catholic/British relationships from the eighteenth century, mid 1960s
100 2 Holograph notes regarding Wordsworth, Auden, and Eliot, mid 1960s
100 3 Holograph outline for lecture with early teaching materials, ca, 1966
100 4 Holograph notes regarding physical imagery [class at Berkley], ca. 1971
100 5 Holograph notes for lecture on Elizabeth Bishop, Oxford, holograph manuscript, 2 December 1992
100 6 Holograph notes for eulogy for Frank Kinahan, February 1993
100 7 Holograph notes regarding Clare Cavanagh's manuscript on Mandelstam with letter from Princeton University Press, ca. May 1993
100 8 Photocopied pages from notebook relating to trip to Greece, 1995
100 9 Holograph notes for introduction to Beowulf, photocopy, 21 March 1995
100 10 "Questions and Considerations" regarding the opening of Bellaghy Baun as a center for Heaney poetry, films, and broadcasts, ca. 1996
100 11 "An Evening with Irish Poets," holograph notes for event at Villanova University, 4 April 2000
100 12 Holograph notes on cards, address at Celebration Dinner 2000, The Irish Literary Society, 13 November 2000
100 13 Holograph notes for introduction to lecture at Wolfson College (Oxford), 19 January 2002
100 14 Holograph notes for Beowulf reading, undated
100 15 Holograph notes for Grolier reading, undated
100 16 Holograph notes for readings on the college circuit, undated
100 17 Holograph notes for remarks preceding poetry reading celebrating publication of The Field Day Anthology of Irish Literature and achievements of Seamus Deane
100 18 Holograph notes regarding D.H. Lawrence and Philip Larkin, undated
100 19 Holograph notes regarding Derek Mahon [for introduction?], undated
100 20 Holograph note for address regarding influence of personal experience on writing, undated
100 21 "Odd Coincidences," holograph notes [for reading?], undated
100 22 Holograph notes on pornography, undated
100 23 Holograph notes for unidentified after-dinner speech, undated
100 24 Holograph notes regarding W.H. Auden, undated
100 25 Holograph notes for unidentified readings, undated
100 26 Miscellaneous holograph notes, undated
Other prose
100 27 "Chaucer's Troilus and Crisede," "The Patterns of The Canterbury Tales," graded holograph essays and with notes, ca. 1960s The Canterbury Tales," graded holograph essays and with notes, ca. 1960s
100 28 "Wordsworth at Grasmere," carbon typescript with additional notes by Seamus Heaney, early 1970s
100 29 "My Education with Seamus Heaney," photocopied typescript with many holograph revisions, August 1997
100 30 "International Books of the Year," review of Tales from Ovid by Ted Hughes, typescript with holograph corrections, ca. 1997
100 31 "Burns's Art Speech," typescript, ca. 1998
100 32 "A Note on Michael Warren's Sculptures," typescript with holograph revisions and photocopy of "Simple Measure" by John Hutchinson, ca. 6 November 1998
100 33 "Ted Hughes, Birthday Letters, Faber & Faber," review, typescript with holograph revisions, 1999
100 34 Introduction of Brendan Kennelly, winner of the Ireland Funds Literary Award, typescript with holograph revisions, 1999
100 35 Book jacket blurb for Collected Poems ( I ), by Michael Hartnett, photocopied typescript, ca. 2001
100 36 "Not to learn Irish…" statement signed by Seamus Heaney, photocopied typescript with revision, undated
100 37 [Reading introduction?] regarding the work of a poet, holograph, undated
100 38 Brief history of Field Day Theatre, holograph draft with many revisions, undated
100 39 Draft review of Greer Hersch's poetry, holograph, undated
100 40 "A poem is…" [introduction?], typescript with holograph revisions, undated
100 41 "Atlas of Civilization," review article written for Parnassus, undated
100 42 "Ghosts: The Fisherman and the Mermaid," typescript, undated
100 43 "The Impact of Translation," essay, photocopied typescript with holograph corrections, undated
100 44 Transcription of conversations between Seamus Heaney, David Hammond, Terry Flanagan, and John Reihill regarding life around Lough Erne, undated
100 45 Untitled essay on reading as a young boy, typescript, undated
100 46 Unidentified fragments
Editing projects
100 47 Plowshares, volume 10, number 1, special poetry edition edited by Seamus Heaney, Spring 1984, typescripts of articles and poems, related correspondence
101 1 The School Bag, edited with Ted Hughes, letter from Christopher Reid to Seamus Heaney and Ted Hughes regarding arrangement and current status of the anthology, 5 July 1996
101 2 The School Bag, letter from Seamus Heaney to Christopher Reid and Ted Hughes regarding sketch for foreword/afterword, 12 July 1996
101 3 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 15 July 1996 [1 of 2]
101 4 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, 15 July 1996 [2 of 2]
101 5 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 16 July 1996
101 6 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 18 July 1996
101 7 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 22 July 1996
101 8 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 25 July 1996 [1 of 2]
101 9 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, 25 July 1996 [2 of 2]
101 10 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, 26 July 1996
101 11 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter and notes from Seamus Heaney 28 July 1996
101 12 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 19 August 1996
101 13 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 20 August 1996
101 14 The School Bag, notes by Christopher Reid on first proofs, Seamus Heaney's holograph notes in response; with letters from Faber & Faber, 22 and 31 October 1996 and holograph notes from Seamus Heaney, 6 November [1996]
101 15 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letter from Faber & Faber, 18 November 1996
101 16 The School Bag, letter from Joanna Mackle to Seamus Heaney regarding promotion of The School Bag, 20 December 1996 The School Bag, 20 December 1996
101 17 The School Bag, proof notes with holograph note from Seamus Heaney to Charley Boyle, 1 January 1997
101 18 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, with letters from Seamus Heaney to Matthew Evans, 5 January 1997 and to Joanna Mackle, 5 and 7 January 1997
101 19 The School Bag, reading for The Arvon Foundation, "Love and War," poems from The School Bag read by Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Dianna Rigs, Imogene Stubbs, 2 March 1997 The School Bag read by Seamus Heaney, Ted Hughes, Dianna Rigs, Imogene Stubbs, 2 March 1997
101 20 The School Bag, drafts of questions and answers by Ted Hughes and Seamus Heaney, with notes from Margaret Hatton and Seamus Heaney, 14 and 18 March 1997
102 1 [ The School Bag?], holograph lists of poets and poems, undated
102 2 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration with holograph notes in Seamus Heaney's hand, undated, [1 of 6]
102 3 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, undated, [2 of 6]
102 4 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, undated, [3 of 6]
102 5 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, undated, [4 of 6]
102 6 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, undated, [5 of 6]
102 7 The School Bag, photocopied selections under consideration, undated, [6 of 6]
102 8 The School Bag, foreword, typescript, undated
OP2 The School Bag, page proofs, pp. 3-199
OP3 The School Bag, page proofs, pp. 3-199 and front matter
OP4 The School Bag, page proofs, pp. 200-300
OP5 The School Bag, page proofs, pp. 200-399
OP6 The School Bag, page proofs, pp. 400-599
OP7 The School Bag, page proofs, pp. 400-570
OP8 The School Bag, page proofs, pp. 600-711
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