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Michele Leggott literary papers

Identifier: MSS-Archives-Accession 1101

Scope and Contents

Box 1. Copies of manuscript poems published in: Hyde, Robin, 1906-1939. "Young knowledge : the poems of Robin Hyde / edited & introduced by Michele Leggott." Auckland, N.Z. : Auckland University Press, 2003. Arrangement reflects sections of the published work, ie poems arranged by period: Section 1: 1925-29 Section 2: 1930 - March 1935 Section 3: April 1935 - December 1936 Section 4: 1937 Section 5: January 1938 - August 1939

Box 2. Compilation material for "Big Smoke : New Zealand poems 1960- 1975" / edited by Alan Brunton, Murray Edmond, Michele Leggott. Auckland : Auckland University press, 2000. 1 CD (held MSS & Archives A/V): Bibliography of all Robin Hyde poetry manuscripts in various collections, compiled by Michele Leggott.

Related archival materials: MSS & Archives 97/1, B-10, B- 11a, B11-b,B-11c, B-12a, B-12b, B-15.


  • ca. 1994 -2003


Conditions Governing Access

Partly restricted: Access to bibliography of poetry manuscripts requires written permission of Dr Michele Leggott.


0.5 metres (2 boxes + 1 CD)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

"Young knowledge" material donated by Michele Leggott, Dept of English, University of Auckland, 7 August 2003. Bibliography of poetry manuscripts donated 8 March 2004. Papers re "Big Smoke" donated by Michele Leggott October 2003.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand