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Subseries 2.4
Children's poetry, 1981-2004
Box 28, 79 and OP 164

Scope and Content Note

The subseries consists of children's poetry written by Paul Muldoon from 1981-2004. The subseries documents the writing and publication of all four of Muldoon's children's collections: The O-O's Party, The Last Thesaurus, The Noctuary of Narcissus Batt, and Reverse Flannery. Also included is a small amount of uncollected children's poetry.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by volume.

The O-O's Party (1981)
Box Folder Content
28 9 The O-O's Party, title page with holograph note
28 10 The O-O's Party, typescript with holograph corrections
28 11 The O-O's Party, uncorrected typescript with title page
The Last Thesaurus (1995)
28 12 The Last Thesaurus, notebook with 11 pages of holograph notes
28 13 The Last Thesaurus, partial typescript with holograph corrections
28 14 The Last Thesaurus, partial typescript with holograph corrections
28 15 The Last Thesaurus, partial typescript with light holograph corrections
28 16 The Last Thesaurus, partial uncorrected typescript
28 17 The Last Thesaurus, corrected typescript
28 18 The Last Thesaurus, partial corrected typescript with holograph notes
28 19 The Last Thesaurus, typescript in binder with rejection letter from agent
28 20 The Last Thesaurus, photocopy of final typescript
28 21 The Last Thesaurus, complete typescript with illustrations
28 22 The Last Thesaurus, page proofs, one of two
28 23 The Last Thesaurus page proofs, two of two
The Noctuary of Narcissus Batt (1997) [variant title: The Notebook of Narcissus Batt]
28 24 Preliminary typescript with extensive holograph notes
79 1 Typescript, 1996
79 2 Proofs and photocopies of illustrations, 1996
Reverse Flannery (2003)
79 3 Typescripts
OP25 2 Proofs, October 24, 2002
Uncollected children's poetry
79 4 "Cricketty Wee," typescripts, circa 2004
79 5 "Mr and Mrs Narcissus Batt," typescripts
79 6 "Narcissus Batt at the Belfast Bank," typescript
79 7 Untitled poem