Papers, chiefly typescripts of Canon Andrew John Young. Edit


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  • Early 20th century-mid 20th century. (Creation)


  • 152 Leaves (Whole)



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  • Scope and Contents

    The contents are as follows. (i) Typescripts and partial manuscript of Andrew Young's verse drama 'Jephthah', undated. (Folio 1.) (ii) Typescripts of the verse dramas 'Saul and the asses' and 'The sirens', undated. (Folio 69.) (iii) Typescripts and one manuscript of poems. (Folio 112.) 'At Arley', 'Young love' and 'The swans' were published in Andrew Young's ‘Complete poems’, 1974, pages 172, 268, 71. (iv) Typescript of a sermon by Andrew Young broadcast on Christmas Day, 1946. (Folio 119.) (v) Prose manuscripts and notes, some of which may have been intended for ‘A prospect of flowers’, 1945. (Folio 124.) (vi) Musical settings of poems by Andrew Young, ?1937, 1953, 1955. (Folio 129.) These include the manuscript of the incidental music by Imogen Holst to ‘Nicodemus’, published in the edition of the play, 1937.

  • Bibliography

    Young, Andrew. 'Nicodemus: a mystery, with incidental music by Imogen Holst' (London, 1937). 'A prospect of flowers’ (London, 1945).

    'Complete poems [of] Andrew Young arranged and introduced by Leonard Clark' (London, 1974).