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Literary papers of Tom Pow.

Identifier: Acc.12233/1-87

Scope and Contents

Literary papers, 1969-2003, of Tom Pow (b. 1950), poet and lecturer in Creative and Cultural Studies at Glasgow University's Chrichton Campus. This collection includes papers relating to the following published works: 'Rough seas' (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1987); 'The moth trap' (Edinburgh: Canongate, 1990); 'In the palace of serpents' (Edinburgh, Canongate, 1992); 'Shouting it out' (London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1995), edited by Tom Pow; and 'Red letter day' (Newcastle upon Tyne: Bloodaxe, 1996).

Includes notebooks, manuscripts and typescripts of poetry, travel books and a novel for children, radio and film scripts and correspondence.


  • Creation: 1969-2003.

Language of Materials

Mostly in English. Other languages may also be present.

Conditions Governing Access

Normal access conditions apply.

Conditions Governing Use

Normal reproduction conditions apply, subject to any copyright restrictions.


0.00 Linear metres

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bought, 2003, Tom Pow, Dumfries.

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Repository Details

Part of the National Library of Scotland Archives and Manuscripts Division Repository

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