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Literary papers of A L Kennedy, mainly relating to `What Becomes` and `The Blue Book`.

Identifier: Acc.13284

Scope and Contents

Literary papers, c.2009-2011, of A L Kennedy, mainly relating to `What Becomes` (London: Jonathan Cape, 2009) and `The Blue Book` (London: Jonathan Cape, 2011).


  • Creation: c 2009-2011.

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Conditions Governing Use

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0.16 Linear metres (13 files)

Language of Materials



A large bundle of typescripts of `The Blue Book` has been sorted into separate drafts and placed in what seems to be the chronological order. Only the last of these 8 drafts contains the complete book.

The fonds is arranged into the following series:

`What Becomes`

`The Blue Book`

Other writings.

Other Finding Aids

Inventory by Sally Harrower.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented, 2011, by A L Kennedy, Glasgow.5 October 2011


Everything is retained.

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Repository Details

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