Series 1
Correspondence, 1962-2005
Boxes 1-7, 47-65, 111-119 and OP 1

Scope and Content Note

The series consists largely of incoming letters received by Muldoon between 1962 and 2016. The alphabetical correspondence is organized according to correspondent or subject and reflects Muldoon's original arrangement. Correspondents include Ciaran Carson, Peter Fallon, Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, Medbh McGuckian, and Derek Mahon. A small number of letters by Paul Muldoon are also present. Along with conventional hand- or type-written correspondence, the series also includes extensive email correspondence, printed from Muldoon's computer. Correspondence of a more general nature may be found in the second subseries. Manuscript items in the correspondence series have been noted in the container list and cross references have been added.

Arrangement Note

Organized into two subseries: (1.1) Alphabetical correspondence and (1.2) General correspondence.

Restrictions on Use

Special restrictions apply: Writings by Ted Hughes (letters and literary works) may not be reproduced without the written permission of Carol Hughes.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Subseries 1.1, Alphabetical Correspondence, some files are closed without the written permission of Paul Muldoon. Letters by Gerard Quinn are closed until Quinn's death.

Scope and Content Note The series consists largely of incoming letters received by Muldoon between 1962 and 2016. The alphabetical correspondence is organized according to correspondent or subject and reflects Muldoon's original arrangement. Correspondents include Ciaran Carson, Peter Fallon, Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, Medbh McGuckian, and Derek Mahon. A small number of letters by Paul Muldoon are also present. Along with conventional hand- or type-written correspondence, the series also includes extensive email correspondence, printed from Muldoon's computer. Correspondence of a more general nature may be found in the second subseries. Manuscript items in the correspondence series have been noted in the container list and cross references have been added.

Description of Subseries

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