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Revelatory Sassoon papers to be auctioned

A significant collection of literary manuscripts by Siegfried Sassoon are to be sold through Bonhams.  Of particular note is the manuscript of Sassoon’s poem ‘Atrocities’ which reveals how [ Read more… ]

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Questions of Language and Location

The papers of Portuguese author José Saramago have found a permanent home in Lisbon without the sort of purchasing battle that might accompany the acquisition of [ Read more… ]

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Sam Selvon Collection

Sam Selvon collection placed in Memory of the World register The Memory of the World Committee for Latin America and the Caribbean (MOWLAC) has inscribed the [ Read more… ]

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Émilie Du Châtelet manuscripts auction in Paris

The following is an update to our October 1 post regarding the sale of Émilie Du Châtelet’s manuscripts in Paris on October 29: The long-awaited auction [ Read more… ]

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Cecil Day-Lewis papers donated to Bodleian Library

Tamasin and Daniel Day-Lewis have donated the poet laureate’s archive, which includes manuscripts and a letter from WH Auden, to the Bodleian Library in Oxford. In a statement Tamasin [ Read more… ]

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UNESCO Digitization Conference

The Memory of the World in the Digital Age: Digitization and Preservation In cooperation with the University of British Columbia (Canada) UNESCO organized an international conference [ Read more… ]

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Saving francophone literary manuscripts

In September we participated in a one-day workshop in Paris entitled “Saving francophone literary manuscripts: towards a global charter for their material and immaterial deposit”, organized [ Read more… ]

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Huge Franz Kafka archive to be made public

An Israeli judge has ruled that a disputed cache of papers belonging to Max Brod should be published. Carried out of Prague in a suitcase in [ Read more… ]

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Jack Kerouac’s manuscript scroll on display at The British Library

The British Library are exhibiting the manuscript scroll of Jack Kerouac’s novel On the Road until December 27, 2012. For more details on the exhibition visit [ Read more… ]

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British Library acquires the archive of Caribbean British poet and writer, James Berry

The British Library has acquired the archive of the Caribbean British poet and writer, James Berry OBE. James Berry, one of the first black writers in [ Read more… ]

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