Subseries 2.1a
Collected poems
Box 17 - Box 22 (folder 33) and Box 62; OP1

Lives (1972)
Box Folder Content
17 1 "Beyond Howth Head," TS
Poems 1962-1978 (1979)
17 2 "Open Your Books and Start Reading" [variant title: title of Teaching in Belfast], TS
The Hunt by Night (1982)
17 3 "After Pasternak," TS
17 4 The Hunt by Night, proofs with holograph corrections
Antarctica (1985)
17 5 "Antarctica," TS
17 6 "Craigvara House," MS and TS
17 7 "Death and the Sun," TS
17 8 "A Kensington Notebook," TS
OP1 1 "A Kensington Notebook," proof
17 9 "Night Drive," TS
17 10 "October," TS
17 11 "St. Eustace," MS and TS
Selected Poems (UK 1991)
17 12 Selected Poems, typescript with corrections (1 of 2)
17 13 Selected Poems, typescript with corrections (2 of 2)
17 14 Selected Poems, photocopy of proofs with holograph corrections
17 15 Additions to "Light Music" [these stanzas not in earlier edition SP 62-78], TS
17 16 Untitled, table of contents for planned collection, [ca. 1993]
The Hudson Letter (Gallery Press 1995)
Part One
17 17 "Albums," MS and TS [variant title: The Travel Section, The Wild West Picture Book]
17 18 "Anglo-Irish Clerihews," TS
17 19 "The Bird Life of Kinsale," MS and TS
17 20 "Burbles," MS and TS [variant title: "Squeals"]
17 21 "Inscription from the Old Bath House," MS
17 22 "Noon at St. Michael's," MS and TS
17 23 "An Orphan at the Door," MS and TS [variant title: "Fragile As a Shell"]
17 24 "Pygmalion and Galatea," TS
17 25 "River Rhymes," MS and TS
17 26 "The Yaddo Letter," TS
17 27 "The Yaddo Letter," TS
17 28 "The Yaddo Letter," source material
OP1 2 "The Yaddo Letter," proofs [from American Poetry Review] with corrections American Poetry Review] with corrections
17 29 "The Yaddo Letter," Gallery Press proofs with corrections
17 30 "The Yaddo Letter," Gallery Press loose sheets with corrections
17 31 "The Yaddo Letter," Gallery Books edition, 3 copies
Part Two, "The Hudson Letter"
17 32 Winter; a short walk from the 10th St. Pier, TS
18 1 I. "Last Night," TS
18 2 II. "Global Village," TS
18 3 III. "Waterfront," MS and TS
18 4 IV. "'To Mrs. Moore at Inishannon,'" TS
18 5 V. "Insider Trading Reports are Linked to Price of Bonds," TS
18 6 VI. "Sneakers'," TS
18 7 VII. "When his wronged wife Procne sat him down to eat," TS
18 8 VIII. "'Nature, not having included me in her plan," MS and TS
18 9 IX. "Auden on St. Mark's Place," TS
18 10 X. "Chinatown," MS and TS
18 11 XI. "Alien Nation," TS
18 12 XII. "Sappho in 'Judith's Room,'" MS and TS
18 13 XIII. "Beauty and the Beast," MS and TS
18 14 "Domnei," TS
18 15 "Key West," TS
18 16 "Key West," source materials
18 17 "Imbolc: JBY," MS and TS
18 18 "The Small Rain," MS and TS
18 19 Tradition and the Individual Talent [originally planned for HL], TS
18 20 The Hudson Letter, early draft, TS and notes
18 21 The Hudson Letter, early draft, MS and TS
18 22 The Hudson Letter, complete typescript
18 23 The Hudson Letter, complete typescript
18 24 The Hudson Letter, Gallery Press proofs
18 25 The Hudson Letter, jacket copy and editorial correspondence
18 26 The Hudson Letter, corrected Gallery Press proofs
18 27 The Hudson Letter, Wake Forest University Press proofs
18 28 The Hudson Letter, drafts and notes
18 29 The Hudson Letter, sources
18 30 Introduction for DM at U.S. launch of Hudson Letters, Ireland House, 23 January 1996
- - Hudson Letter revisions, September 1999 [See Subseries 2.1: The Yellow Book, "The Yellow Book and The Hudson Letter revisions"] The Yellow Book, " The Yellow Book and The Hudson Letter revisions"]
The Yellow Book (1997)
18 31 Landscape, TS
18 32 I. Night Thoughts, MS and TS
18 33 II. Axel's Castle, MS and TS
18 34 III. At the Shelbourne, MS and TS
18 35 IV. 'shiver in your tenement,' MS and TS
18 36 V. Schopenhauer's Day, MS and TS
18 37 VI. To Eugene Lambe in Heaven, TS
19 1 VII. An Bonnán Buí, MS and TS
19 2 VIII. Remembering the '90s, MS and TS
19 3 IX. At the Gate Theatre, MS and TS
19 4 X. The Idiocy of Human Aspiration, TS
19 5 XI. At the Chelsea Arts Club, MS and TS
19 6 XII. Aphrodite's Pool, MS and TS
19 7 XIII. Dusk, MS and TS
19 8 XIV. Rue des Beaux-Arts, MS and TS
19 9 XV. Smoke, MS and TS
19 10 XVI. America Deserta, MS and TS
19 11 XVII. The World of J. G. Farrell, MS and TS
19 12 XVIII. Death in Bangor, MS and TS
19 13 XIX. On the Automation of the Irish Lights, MS and TS
19 14 XX. Christmas in Kinsale, MS and TS
19 15 "Bad Girls" [originally planned for YB], MS and TS
19 16 "The Gold Rush" [originally planned for YB], MS and TS
19 17 The Yellow Book, Drafts of title and contents
19 18 The Yellow Book, TS with corrections
19 19 The Yellow Book, TS with corrections
19 20 The Yellow Book, Notes and materials
19 21 The Yellow Book, Source materials
19 22 The Yellow Book, Source materials
19 23 The Yellow Book, Gallery Press material
19 24 The Yellow Book, Gallery Press proofs
19 25 The Yellow Book and The Hudson Letter revisions, September 1999 The Hudson Letter revisions, September 1999
- - Scrapbook with Yellow Book materials [See Subseries 2.2: Scrapbook, 1996-1997]
Words In the Air (1998)
20 1 Proofs and associated Gallery Press material
Collected Poems (1999) and Selected Poems (2000)
20 2 "After Michelangelo," MS and TS
20 3 "The Apotheosis of Tins," TS
20 4 "Camus in Ulster," TS
20 5 "Dawn at St. Patricks," TS
20 6 "A Dirge," TS
20 7 "The Dream Play," MS and TS
20 8 "from "Gramsci's Ashes," TS
20 9 "Ghosts," MS and TS
20 10 "How to Live," TS
20 11 "I am Raftery," TS
20 12 "The Idiocy of Human Aspiration," TS [revised version]
20 13 "The Mayo Tao," TS
20 14 "Night and Day," TS
20 15 "Northern Star," MS and TS
20 16 "Ovid in Love," TS
20 17 "The Race," TS
20 18 "Rock Music," TS [See also Uncollected poems, "Toward the Light"]
20 19 "Roman Script," notes and drafts, MS and TS
20 20 "Roman Script," final proofs
20 21 "Roman Script," artwork
20 22 "St. Patrick's Day, MS and TS
20 23 "Shapes and Shadows," MS, TS, and proof [includes TLS from Adrian Rice, 11 October 2000]
20 24 "A Siren," TS
20 25 "'Songs of Praise,'" MS and TS
20 26 "Squince," TS
20 27 "Stanzas for Mary Stuart," MS and TS
20 28 "A Swim in Co. Wicklow," MS and TS
20 29 Selected Poems (2000), proofs
20 30 Selected Poems, covers
20 31 Notes for Contents of Collected Poems and Selected PoemsSelected Poems
Resistance Days (2001)
20 32 "Resistance Days," TS
The Seaside Cemetery: A Version of "Le Cimetière Marin" by Paul Valéry (2001)
20 33 "The Seaside Cemetery," TS [1]
20 34 "The Seaside Cemetery," TS [2]
20 35 "The Seaside Cemetery," TS [3]
20 36 The Seaside Cemetery, TS
20 37 The Seaside Cemetery, uncorrected proof
21 1 The Seaside Cemetery, corrected proof
21 2 The Seaside Cemetery, research material: "Concerning Le Cimetière Marin" in Valéry's The Art of Poetry," photocopy Le Cimetière Marin" in Valéry's The Art of Poetry," photocopy
Birds by Saint-John Perse: A Version by Derek Mahon (2002)
21 3 Saint-John Perse's Oiseaux (1963)
21 4 Birds, Robert Fitzgerald's translation, photocopy
21 5 Birds, Robert Fitgerald TS with Mahon MS
21 6 Birds, TS [1]
21 7 Birds, TS [2]
21 8 Birds, TS [3]
21 9 Birds, TS [4]
21 10 Birds, TS [5]
21 11 Birds, Translator's Note, TS
21 12 Birds, proof
21 13 Birds, jacket copy
21 14 Birds, research materials
Harbour Lights (2005)
21 15 "Bash? in Kinsale," TS
21 16 "Calypso," MS and TS
21 17 "The Cloud Ceiling," TS
21 18 "During the War," MS, TS, and proof
21 19 "The Enchanted Wood," MS and TS
21 20 "A Game of Cards," TS [includes ALS, 30 April 2001, and research materials]
21 21 "A Garden God," TS
21 22 "Hampstead Graves," TS
21 23 "Harbour Lights," MS and TS
21 24 "Heathrow," MS and TS
21 25 "High Water," TS
21 26 "Jean Rhys in Kettner's," MS and TS
21 27 "Langue d'Oc," MS and TS [variant title: "Spring Song" in Adaptations]
21 28 "Lapis Lazuli," TS
21 29 "Lucretius on Clouds," TS and proofs [includes ALS from Maeve and research materials]
21 30 "New Wave," MS, TS, and proof
- - "On the Beach" [See "Shorelines"]
21 31 "Red Cloud," MS and TS
21 32 "Shorelines," MS and TS
21 33 "'Things,'" TS
21 34 "Where to Hide," TS
21 35 "White Cloud," TS
21 36 "The Widow of Kinsale," MS and TS
21a 1 Harbour Lights, TS with corrections [1]
21a 2 Harbour Lights, TS with corrections [2]
21a 3 Harbour Lights, TS with corrections [3]
21a 4 Harbour Lights, TS and proof
21a 5 Harbour Lights, proof with corrections
21a 6 Harbour Lights, proof
21a 7 Harbour Lights, covers [with ALS from Peter Fallon, 7 February 2005]
21a 8 Harbour Lights, epigraph, MS and TS
21a 9 Harbour Lights, notes and research material
Selected Poems, Expanded Edition (2006)
21a 10 Selected Poems (2006), proof with corrections [1 of 2] [with TLS from Sarah Hulbert, 17 November 2005]
21a 11 Selected Poems (2006), proof with corrections [2 of 2]
21a 12 Selected Poems (2006), covers [with ALS (undated) and TLS (12 July 2005) from Zelda Turner]
Adaptations (2006)
21a 13 "Ariel to Prospero," MS and TS and proof [see also "A Rilke Sequence"]
21a 14 "The Bangor Blackbird," TS [see also "From The Bangor Antiphonary"]
21a 15 "Borgeby-Gard," MS and TS [see also "A Rilke Sequence"]
21a 16 "Chorus from Antigone," MS and TS and proof
21a 17 "Chorus from Oedipus at Colonus," TS
21a 18 "The Cloud," TS
21a 19 "Dawn Songs," TS
21a 20 "From The Bangor Antiphonary," TS [includes 2 TLS, 24 January 2006 and 26 March 2006, from Kenneth Irvine and research materials]
21a 21 "Jardin du Luxembourg," MS and TS [see also "A Rilke Sequence"]
21a 22 "Love in the Afternoon," MS and TS
21a 23 "Night Drive," TS [see also "A Rilke Sequence"]
21a 24 "Night Watch," MS and TS [see also "A Rilke Sequence"]
21a 25 "Red Cloud," proof
21a 26 "A Rilke Sequence," TS [see also "Ariel to Prospero," "Borgeby-Gard," "Jardin du Luxembourg," "Night Drive, and "Night Watch"]
21a 27 "Two from Burbles," MS and TS
21a 28 "Women in Love," MS and TS
22 1 "Women in Love"
22 2 "The Young Cordwainer," TS
22 3 Adaptations, proof
22 4 Adaptations, Acknowledgments, TS
22 5 Adaptations, Foreword, TS
22 6 Adaptations, jacket copy [includes 2 ALS, 7 April 2006 and 22 March 2006, from Peter Fallon]
22 7 Adaptations, Table of Contents, MS and TS
Art Notes (2006)
22 8 "Birds," MS and TS
22 9 "Cushendun in Winter," TS
22 10 "A Lighthouse in Maine," MS and TS
22 11 "Rain," TS
22 12 "The Realm of Light," MS and TS
22 13 "Savannah Dock," MS and TS
22 14 "Studio in Antibes," MS and TS [See also Subseries 2.1a, Art Notes, "Triptych"]
22 15 "Triptych," TS
22 16 "Wave Shadow," MS and TS
22 17 Art Notes, TS with corrections [1]
22 18 Art Notes, TS with corrections [2]
22 19 Art Notes, proofs [with ALS from Peter Fallon, 3 October 2006]
22 20 Art Notes, proofs of drawings by Vivienne Roche [with ALS from Peter Fallon, 9 October 2006]
22 21 Art Notes, table of contents
Somewhere the Wave (2007)
22 22 "Biographia Literaria," TS
22 23 "Brian Moore's Belfast," MS and TS
22 24 "Circe's Cup," MS and TS
22 25 "Goa," TS [See also Subseries 2.1a, Somewhere the Wave, "Tara Boulevard"]
22 26 "The Lady from the Sea," MS and TS [See also Subseries 2.1b, "The Dying Mermaid"]
22 27 "Quaderno," MS and TS [variant title: "From 'The Italian Job'"] [includes "An Ice-Cream at Caproni's," "Beyond the Alps," "Casa Sul Mare," "Diogenes on the Shore," "Geronimo," "Pasolini," "I Pensierosi," "Paolo and Lighea," "Beatrice Hastings," and "…Dove Per Sole…"]
22 28 "The Seagull," MS and TS
22 29 "Somewhere the Wave," MS, TS, and proof [with ALS from Richard Keith, undated]
22 30 "Tara Boulevard," TS [variant title: "Gone with the Wind"] [See also Subseries 2.1a, Somewhere the Wave, "Somewhere the Wave"]
22 31 Somewhere the Wave, TS with corrections
22 32 Somewhere the Wave, proofs of drawings and watercolors by Bernadette Kiely
22 33 Somewhere the Wave, table of contents
Echo's Grove (2013)
62 4 Anonymous, "Oisín"
62 5 Corbière, Tristan, "Old Roscoff" and "Insomnia"
62 6 Jacob, Max, "Villonelle"
62 7 Laforgue, Jules, "Sunday"
62 8 Luzi, Mario, "Trout in the Water"
62 9 "Oriole"
62 10 Ovid, "Echo"
62 11 Petrarch, "Bedroom" and "Exequy"
62 12 Rigal, Denis, "Blinding Light"
62 13 Rigal, Denis, "Even So"
62 14 Rigal, Denis, "Lines for Li Po"
62 15 Singh, Gopal, "Slow Clouds"
62 16 Singh, Gopal, "Wind and Strings"
62 17 Jacket designs
62 18 Partial typescripts
The Flying Boats (2014)
62 19 "The Flying Boats"
62 20 "Montaigne"
62 21 "Ninth Wave"
62 22 "Palinurus"
Discourse (unpublished)
62 23 "Descartes in Love"
62 24 "Discourse"
62 25 "Efexor"
62 26 "Retro Noir"
62 27 "A Superior Person"
62 28 "Things to do in Cobh"
62 29 Typescript drafts
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