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Part I

 

Manuscripts

Box 1

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley ("Affairs of Death"-"A Chromatic Passing-Note")

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Affairs of Death:" short story, MS. (typewritten: 16 p.), 1985. AMS 1.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "After Goliath:" poem: drafts, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 6 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1967. AMS 2.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Anti-Death League: novel, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy: 432 p.), 1966. AMS 3.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "At all his deaths, the verdict is the same:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 4.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Backgrounds:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), pre-1987. AMS 5.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Better Sight Without Glasses:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), 1953, December 14. AMS 6.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Big Store:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 7.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Century's Crown:" poem, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 1 p.), 1953. FAC 1094.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Childhood Scene Revisited:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ca.1950? AMS 8.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Chromatic Passing-Note:" poem: two drafts, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 2 p.), with author's corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 9.

Box 2

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Colonel Sun-Crisis Song)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Colonel Sun: novel: second draft?, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy, with some original typewritten pages: 285 p.), with author's autograph corrections, 1968. AMS 10.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Comic Sun: radio script, MS. (typewritten: 63 p.), with some autograph corrections, pre-1987. AMS 11.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Coming of Age:" poem: three drafts, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), and pre-1967. post-1956 AMS 12.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Crime of the Century: novel, MS. (typewritten: 122 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1975. AMS 13.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Crisis Song:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's typewritten corrections, pre-1979. AMS 14.

Box 3

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Darkwater Hall Mystery-Dear Illusion)

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Darkwater Hall Mystery: television play: early draft, MS. (typewritten: 53 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, ca.1974? AMS 15.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Darkwater Hall Muster: television play: rehearsal script, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 155 p.), with a few autograph corrections, one page of corrections is typewritten original, ca.1974? AMS 16

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The day when Troilus first saw Criseyde:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 17.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Dear Illusion:" short story, MS. (typewritten: 42 p.), with autograph and typewritten corrections, ca.1972. AMS 18.

Box 4

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Difficulties with Girls-Essay)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: unfinished novel: notes, A.MS. (14 p.), Not the novel with the same title that was published in 1988. 1981-1982. AMS 19.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: unfinished novel: draft, MS. (typewritten: 144 p.), Not the novel with the same title that was published in 1988. 1981-1982. AMS 20.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: unfinished novel: additional draft pages, MS. (typewritten, 18 p.), Not the novel with the same title that was published in 1988. 1981-1982. AMS 21.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: unfinished novel: summary of unwritten ending, and statement of reasons for not publishing the novel, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), Not the novel with the same title that was published in 1988. 1982, June 7. AMS 22.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Direction:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ca.1950? AMS 23.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Donkey Serenade:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), ca.1950? AMS 24.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Drinking Song:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), pre-1979. AMS 25.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The End" and "The Two Guests:" two poems, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1956. AMS 26.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Ending Up: novel: early draft, with some pages from an earlier draft, MS. (typewritten: 136 p.), with author's autograph corrections, 1973. AMS 27.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Essay on autobiographical fiction, MS. (typewritten: 7 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 28.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Essay on Evelyn Waugh's novel, Brideshead Revisited, MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), ca.1982. AMS 29.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Essay on Evelyn Waugh's travel book, Labels, a Mediterranean Journal(U.S. title: A Bachelor Abroad), MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), post-1967 and pre-1987. AMS 30.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Essay on Gilbert Keith Chesterton, MS. (typewritten: 16 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 31.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Essay on science fiction, MS. (typewritten: 21 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, ca.1974. AMS 32.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Essay on the coming elections, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1974, February. AMS 33.

Box 5

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Every Day Drinking-Girl 20 [AMS 44])

 

Amis, Kingsley. Every Day Drinking: essays, incomplete, MS. (typewritten: 99 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1983. AMS 34.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Everyone Knows:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1984, September. AMS 35.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Farewell to cards, to scandal, to the play:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1987. AMS 36.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Festival Notebook:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1979. AMS 37.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Fiction:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 38.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A frontier delay, a ban on travel:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987? AMS 39.

 

Amis, Kingsley. General Tomski's Army: television play: synopsis: early draft, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy: 11 p.), 1969. AMS 40.

 

Amis, Kingsley. General Tomski's Army: television play: synopsis: later draft, unfinished, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1969. AMS 41.

 

Amis, Kingsley. General Tomski's Army: television play: second draft script of Episode One: "Enemies of the State," MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 58 p.), 1970. FAC 1095.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Getting It Wrong:" essay: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 12 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 42.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Getting It Wrong:" essay: revised draft, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 13 p.), Also, undated autograph note, signed "K.A." pre-1987. FAC 1096.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Girl, 20: novel: notes, A.MS. (5 p.), 1970. On verso of one sheet: letter from The Spectatorto Kingsley Amis, May 21, 1970. AMS 43.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Girl, 20: novel: early draft, MS. (typewritten: 225 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1970. AMS 44.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Girl, 20: novel: later draft:, incomplete (lacks pp. 52-55 and 207-221), MS. (typewritten: 249 p.), 1970. AMS 45.

Box 6

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Girl, 20 [AMS 45-AMS 46])

 

Amis, Kingsley. Girl, 20: later draft, revised, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 269 p.), with author's autograph corrections, 1971, February 19. AMS 46.

Box 7

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Girl 20 [AMS 47]-I Want It Now [AMS 56])

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Green Heart:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), and pre-1967. post-1956 AMS 47.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Hours of Waking:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1970, pre-October 3. AMS 48.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The House on the Headland:" short story, MS. (typewritten: 20 p.), with a few typewritten corrections, 1979. AMS 49.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "How to Get Your Novel Published:" essay, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 4 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1987. AMS 50.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "How's Your Glass?" essay, MS. (typewritten, with several xerox pages: 37 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1984? AMS 51.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "I often think of them assembling:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 52.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "I shall never forget, when I raised his head:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), with author's typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 53.

 

Amis, Kingsley. I Want It Now: novel: notes, A.MS. (4 p.), 1967. AMS 54.

 

Amis, Kingsley. I Want It Now: novel: draft, MS. (typewritten: 236 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, and autograph title page, 1967. AMS 55.

 

Amis, Kingsley. I Want It Now: novel: draft, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy: 235 p.), with additional autograph corrections, 1967. AMS 56.

Box 8

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (I Want It Now [AMS 57]-"Late Effort")

 

Amis, Kingsley. I Want It Now: radio script, MS. (typewritten, ditto copy: 64 p.), Also, note from the British Broadcasting Corporation, signed by Betty Davies. 1977. AMS 57.

 

Amis, Kingsley. I Want It Now: screenplay, MS. (typewritten, carbon and xerox copy: 160 p.), ca.1968. AMS 58.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "If love is real, defence and Crown may rest:" poem: incomplete (sections numbered iii and iv), MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 59.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Importance of Being Hairy: television script, MS. (typewritten: 28 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 60.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "In Memoriam W.R.A. ob. April 18th, 1963:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), with author's autograph corrections, 1963. AMS 61.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "In Praise of the Garrick Club:" poem, with notes, MS. (typewritten: 6 p.), pre-1987. AMS 62.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Into the mere release of sleep:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), pre-1987. AMS 63.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "It's tough, though. Past the winter boughs . . .:" fragment of prose text, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 64.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Jake's Thing: novel: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 285 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, Also, 7 discarded pages from first draft. 1978). AMS 65.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Kipling at Bateman's:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1973. AMS 66.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Kraep:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, ca.1950? AMS 67.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Larger Truth:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 68.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Late Effort:" poem and notes, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 5 p.), with author's typewritten corrections for the poem, pre-1987. AMS 69.

Box 9

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (The Legacy- Mystery-"Nothing to Fear")

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Legacy: novel, MS. (typewritten, 278 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, ca.1948. AMS 70.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Lost:" poem: three drafts, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 5 p.), pre-1979. AMS 71.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Louis Armstrong and Tea at Grandma's:" essay, MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 72.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The More We Are Together:" outline for a film, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy: 62 p.), 1963, January 28. AMS 73.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Music of Time:" radio script, MS. (typewritten, mimeograph copy: 42 p.), 1979, July-August. AMS 74.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "New Approach Needed:" poem, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 75.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Notebook, A.MS. (86 p.), Contains random notes for characters, dialog, etc. Also, 8 pages of notes laid in. 1969-1981. AMS 76.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Notes of ideas for poems, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 1 p.), 1962-1966. AMS 77.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Nothing to Fear:" poem: four drafts, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 78.

Box 10

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (The Old Devils [AMS 79-82])

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Old Devils: novel: notebook containing notes from the novel and about other matters, A.MS. (27 p.), 1985. AMS 79.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Old Devils: novel: notes, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 41 p.), Three pages of the notes are written on letters: Felix, to Amis, 1985, November 26; James Edwin Gunn, to Amis, 1985, June 3; and Antiques Across the World (periodical), to Amis, 1986, January 26. 1985-1986. AMS 80.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Old Devils: novel: synopsis of pages 140 to the end, MS.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), 1985, September 15. AMS 81.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Old Devils: novel: early draft, MS. (typewritten: 268 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1985. AMS 82.

Box 11

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (The Old Devils [AMS 83])

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Old Devils: novel: final draft, MS. (typewritten: 338 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1985. AMS 83.

Box 12

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley ("Oligodora"-The Riverside Villas Murder)

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Oligodora:" poem: four drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 84.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "On a Portrait of Mme. Rimsky-Korsakov:" poem: five drafts, MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 85.

 

Amis, Kingsley. On Drink: monograph: draft, incomplete, MS. (typewritten: 67 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1972. AMS 86.

 

Amis, Kingsley. On Drink: monograph: variant draft, incomplete, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 40 p.), with a few autograph corrections, 1972. AMS 87.

 

Amis, Kingsley. On Drink: monograph: proof sheets, MS. (106 p.), with one autograph correction, 1972. AMS 88.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "One day when I am gone this light:" untitled poem, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 2 p.), pre-1987. AMS 89.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Out-Patient:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1987. AMS 90.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Parting:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 91.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Peacefully:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph notes, pre-1979. AMS 92.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Peep Round the Twist:" short story: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 9 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 93.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Peep Round the Twist:" short story: later draft, MS. (typewritten: 13 p.), pre-1987. AMS 94.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Poems, MS. (typewritten: 26 p.), with author's autograph corrections, 1941-1944. AMS 95.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Poems, MS. (typewritten: 43 p.), with author's autograph corrections, 1952-1953. AMS 96.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Poems about abroad invite distrust:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 97.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Poets and Scholars:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with pencil comments in another hand, pre-1987. AMS 98.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A poet's idea of why he writes his poetry . . .:" essay, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), pre-1987. AMS 00.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Point of Logic:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 100.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Report:" poem: four drafts, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1979. AMS 101.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Reunion:" poem, with author's autograph corrections, pre-1979. AMS 102.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Revenge:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with pencil comments in another hand, ca.1950? AMS 103.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Review of Dylan Thomas, by Paul Ferris, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1977. AMS 104.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Review of Edgar Allan Poe Bedside Companion, by Peter Haining, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1980. AMS 105.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Review of The New Oxford Book of Christian Verse, edited by Donald Davie, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, Also, xerox copy of first page of a later draft. 1982. AMS 106.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Review of The World of Mr. Mulliner, by P. G. Wodehouse, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1972. AMS 107.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Riverside Villas Murder: novel, MS. (typewritten: 195 p.), with autograph and typewritten corrections, 1972. AMS 108.

Box 13

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley ("Rudyard Kipling"-"Some hands can hold...")

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Rudyard Kipling:" television script, MS. (typewritten, mimeograph copy: 16 p.), with author's autograph corrections, and with producer's instructions to Amis, 1974. AMS 109.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Rudyard Kipling and his World: monograph, MS. (typewritten: 65 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1975, January. AMS 110.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Russian Hide-and-Seek: novel: notes, A.MS. (13 p.), one page written on verso of note from National Theatre of Great Britain to Amis, 1979, February 8; 1979. AMS 111.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Russian Hide-and-Seek: novel: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 255 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, includes several xeroxed pages with further corrections, 1979. AMS 112.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Science fiction:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with typewritten corrections, and pre-1967, post-1956 AMS 113.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "See What You've Done:" television script, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 93 p.), 1974. FAC 1097.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "See What You've Done:" television script: additional material, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 9 p.), 1974. FAC 1098.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Senex:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with typewritten corrections, pre-1979. AMS 114.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Serenade:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 115.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Shitty:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), with author's autograph corrections, Also: printed copy of the poem, with one corrections, followed by another poem, "Senex." pre-1979. AMS 116.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Sight Unseen:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 117.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Six essays on language, MS. (typewritten: 12 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, Contents: Symbolic Forms, Folk Etymology, Modish Malapropisms, Trendy Talk, Etymology, Pidgin. pre-1987. AMS 118.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Sod the Public: A Consumer's Guide:" essay, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 9 p.), pre-1987. FAC 1099.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Some hands can hold, some eyes can trace:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 119.

Box 14

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley ("Some of Your Blood"-Stanley and the Women [AMS 122])

 

Amis, Kingsley. " Some of Your Blood:" screenplay, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 174 p.), 1967. FAC 1100.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Souvenirs:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 120.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Speech about Rudyard Kipling, incomplete: ends abruptly, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1975? AMS 121.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Stanley and the Women: novel: first draft and preliminary notes, MS. (typewritten: 228 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1983. AMS 122.

Box 15

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Stanley and the Women [AMS 123]-To Move the Passions)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Stanley and the Women: novel: final draft, MS. (typewritten, partly xerox: 305 p.), 1983. AMS 123.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Starvation, balanced diet, banquets fail:" part III of an unidentified poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with a pencil comment in another hand, pre-1987. AMS 124.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Thank you for altering those traces:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 125.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Their Oxford:" poem: two drafts and one page of notes, MS. and A.MS. (mostly typewritten: 10 p.), with author's autograph corrections,fragment of prose text on verso of one page, pre-1979. AMS 126.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Things tell less and less:" untitled poem: three drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1987. AMS 127.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "This is Just Not to Say:" poem: three drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), fragment of prose text on verso of one draft, pre-1987. AMS 128.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Three Scenarios: I: Reasons:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 7 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1979. AMS 129.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Three Scenarios: II: Nicely:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1979. AMS 130.

 

Amis, Kingsley. To Move the Passions: play: Act I: second draft, MS. (typewritten: 28 p.), 1949. AMS 131.

Box 16

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley ("To See the Sun"-)-Melly, George.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "To See the Sun:" short story: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 45 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, ca.1980. AMS 132.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "To See the Sun:" short story: final draft, MS. (typewritten: 51 p.), with xerox copy, ca.1980. AMS 133.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Travel article about a trip to France, Spain and Portugal: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 26 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, Enclosed in letter from Amis to Jonathan Clowes, Ltd. (literary agents), 1981, June, cataloged separately. 1981, June. AMS 134. 

 

Amis, Kingsley. Travel article about a trip to France, Spain and Portugal: revised draft, MS. (typewritten: 37 p.), 1981, June. AMS 135.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Two Impromptus:" "Guaranteed Delivery" and "Equal Made:" two poems, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1979. AMS 136.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Waking Beauty:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 137.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "We have known for some considerable time:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 138.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "What Green Man?, or Fiction, Fact and Logic:" radio broadcast, MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1973? AMS 139.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "When I was young, ghosts moved in all the rooms:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 140.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "When in her chamber Porphyro grew faint:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 141.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Where the Twain Meet:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 142.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Who ever thought of it as a stern hand:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 143.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Who or What Was It?" short story, MS. (typewritten: 12 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1972. AMS 144.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Why don't you have a bash:" untitled poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), pre-1987. AMS 145.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Words:" poem, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 1 p.), pre-1987. FAC 1101.

 

Amis, Martin. Notes on background information for Girl, 20, by Kingsley Amis, A.MS. (4 p.), 1970. AMS 188.

 

Betjeman, Sir John, 1906-. "Executive:" poem, MS.S. (typewritten, carbon copy: 1 p.), and pre-1984. Following the above: note from Betjeman to Kingsley Amis and Elizabeth Jane Howard. post-1964 AMS 189.

 

Conquest, Robert. "For Fear of Little Shags:" mock title page and beginning of first chapter, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), 1978, ca.October-November. AMS 234.

 

Conquest, Robert. "A Garland All Seasonable:" 19 limericks, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), Enclosed in: Conquest, Robert, to Kingsley Amis, 1985, December 2, cataloged separately. 1985, December 2. AMS 235. 

 

Conquest, Robert. "Late Pass:" poem, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 1 p.), pre-1987. FAC 1104.

 

Conquest, Robert. "A Note on the Folk Limerick, by Victory B. Gray:" essay, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), 1976, ca. June-July. AMS 236.

 

Howard, Elizabeth Jane. Notes on Girl, 20, by Kingsley Amis, A.MS. (2 p.), 1970. AMS 203.

 

Melly, George. Take a Girl Like You: screenplay: revised first draft, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 149 p.), pre-1987. FAC 1102.

 

Manuscripts (Oversize)

Box 17

Manuscripts (Oversize): Amis, Kingsley ("A.E.H."-The Alteration [AMS 148])

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A.E.H.:" poem, a much longer version than the printed one, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 4 p.), with typewritten corrections, and pre-1967. Also: printed copy of the poem with an autograph correction. post-1956 AMS 146.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration: novel: first draft, MS. and A.MS. (mostly typewritten: 194 p.), with extensive autograph and typewritten corrections, Also: two pages of notes for the novel; and a xerox copy of the novel's first page, with two autograph corrections (3 p.). 1975, April 11 -November 18. AMS 147.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration: novel: final draft, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 253 p.), marked for U.S. printer, 1976. AMS 148.

Box 18

Manuscripts (Oversize): Amis, Kingsley (The Alteration [AMS 149]-"Natural History")

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration: novel: first proofs for American edition, MS. (typewritten: 126 p.), with author's autograph corrections, 1976. AMS 149.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Alteration: novel: proofs, MS. (typewritten: 128 p.), with printer's markings and corrections in another hand, 1976. AMS 150.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Amberley Hall: play, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy: 13 p.), ca.1950. AMS 151.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "La Belle Dame Sans Mercy:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), 1950, August. AMS 152.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Bobby Bailey:" poem: two drafts, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 3 p.), 1968. AMS 153.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part I: Aberdarcy: the Main Square:" poem: two drafts and part of a third, MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 154.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part II: St. Asaph's:" poem: six drafts, MS. and A.MS.(partly typewritten: 8 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 155.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part III: Langwell:" poem, three drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 156.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part IV: Pendydd:" poem, three drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 157.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part V: Llansili Beach:" poem: three drafts, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 5 p.), post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 158.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part VI: Brynbwrla:" poem, two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 159.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part VII: Maunders:" poem, two drafts, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 160.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part VIII: Fforestfawr:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1987. AMS 161.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part IX: Welch Ferry, West Side:" poem, two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 1652.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Evans Country: Part XI: Aberdarcy: the Chaucer Road:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), post-1956 and pre-1967. AMS 163.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "An Ever-Fixed Mark:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 3 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1987. AMS 164.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Four Poems about Oxford:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), 1950, April. AMS 165.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Green Man: novel, incomplete, lacks part of chapters 1 and 2, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 209 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1968. AMS 166.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "L'invitation au Voyage:" poem: multiple drafts, MS. (typewritten: 8 p.), with author's autograph corrections, post-1956 and pre-1987. AMS 167.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Last War:" poem: two drafts, MS. (typewritten: 11 p.), Following second draft: pencil note in another hand. 1949, April-May. AMS 168.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Mistrust:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), 1946, ca. September. AMS 169.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Natural History:" poem, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), 1949, March. AMS 170.

Box 19

Manuscripts (Oversize): Amis, Kingsley (One Fat Englishman-A Question about Hell [AMS 174])

 

Amis, Kingsley. One Fat Englishman: television script, MS. (typewritten, mimeograph copy: 105 p.), 1967. AMS 171.

 

Amis, Kingsley. A Question about Hell: television script, MS. (typewritten: 98 p.), 1964. AMS 172.

 

Amis, Kingsley. A Question about Hell: television script: carbon copy, revised, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy: 99 p.), with one autograph correction, Also, another carbon copy, with no revisions. 1964. AMS 173.

 

Amis, Kingsley. A Question about Hell: television script: mimeograph copy: 126 p.), with one autograph correction, Includes 5 additional typewritten pages. 1964. AMS 174.

Box 20

Manuscripts (Oversize): Amis, Kingsley (A Question about Hell [AMS 175]-"Times of Day")

 

Amis, Kingsley. A Question about Hell: television script: mimeograph copy, revised, MS. (typewritten, mimeograph copy: 126 p.), with author's autograph corrections, and corrections in another hand, Included 6 additional typewritten pages. 1964. AMS 175.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Something Strange:" radio script, MS. (typewritten: 25 p.), On versos: part of another radio play, not by Amis. Also, two mimeograph copies of script, one with corrections in another hand. 1962. AMS 176.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "South:" poem: drafts, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 10 p.), with author's autograph corrections, pre-1987. AMS 177.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Take a Girl Like You: play, MS. (typewritten, carbon copy: 106 p.), pre-1987. AMS 178.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Times of Day: Five Descriptive Poems," MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), 1947-1950. AMS 179.

Box 21

Manuscripts (Oversize): Amis, Kingsley (We Are All Guilty-)-Bull, E. J. King

 

Amis, Kingsley. We Are All Guilty: television play, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 80 p.), 1975. Episode in Against the Crowd television series. FAC 1103.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Who Else Is Rank: novel, MS. (typewritten: 80 p.), 1944-1945. AMS 180.

 

Amis, Kingsley, and E. Frank Coles. Who Else Is Rank: novel: survey of work complete and incomplete, MS. (typewritten: 1 p.), Also, carbon copy, with autograph annotations. 1944-1945. AMS 181.

 

Bull, E. J. King. "Lucky Jim:" radio script, from the novel by Kingsley Amis, MS. (typewritten: 67 p.), Also, 2 copies. 1961. AMS 182.

 

Correspondence

Box 22

Correspondence: A - W and unidentified

 

Amis, Kingsley. 3 letters to E. Frank Coles. ca. 1944-1945. AMS 185-187.

 

Amis, Kingsley. 1 letter to Jonathan Clowes, Ltd., A.L.S. (1 p.), Enclosure: Amis, Kingsley. Travel article about a trip to France, Spain and Portugal, 1981, June, cataloged separately. 1981, June. AMS 184. 

 

Aldiss, Brian Wilson. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), Oxford. 1981, December 9. AMS 183.

 

Betjeman, Sir John, 1906- 9 letters to Kingsley Amis, London, Wadebridge, Cornwall, Eng. and Sheffiield, Berks., Eng. 1954-1981. AMS 192-200.

 

Betjeman, Sir John, 1906-. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis and Elizabeth Jane Howard, L.S. (typewritten: 2 p.), London. 1980, October 24, AMS 191.

 

Betjeman, Sir John, 1906-. 1 letter to Elizabeth Jane Howard, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), London. ca. 1980, March 21. AMS 190.

 

Dick, Philip K. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), Santa Ana, Calif. 1979, September 10. AMS 201.

 

London Weekend International (firm). 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), London. On verso: notes by Kingsley Amis. 1970, April 6. AMS 204.

 

London Weekend International (firm). 1 letter to Jonathan Cape, Ltd., L. (typewritten, carbon copy: 3 p.), London. 1969, August 5. AMS                         205.

 

National Theatre of Great Britain. 1 letter to Philip Larkin, L.S. (typewritten, xerox copy: 1 p.), Enclosed in: letter from Philip Larkin to Kingsley Amis, 1977, February 2, cataloged separately. 1977, January 31. AMS 202. 

 

Osborne, John, 1929-. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, A.N.S. (1 p.), England. 1971, May 7. AMS 206.

 

Powell, Anthony, 1905-. 10 letters and notes to Kingsley Amis, Frome, Somerset, Eng. 1971-1985. AMS 207-216.

 

Powell, Anthony, and Lady Violet Pakenham Powell. 1 note to Kingsley Amis, A.N.S. on a postcard, 1981, July 26. At sea, off the Shetlands. 1905- AMS 217.

 

Powell, Lady Violet Pakenham Powell. 3 notes to Kingsley Amis, Frome, Somerset, Eng. 1971-1972. AMS 218-220.

 

Priestley, J. B. (John Boynton), 1894-. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), 1973, September 30. AMS 221.

 

Savills (firm). 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), Also: xerox copy of enclosure. The original enclosure contains notes by Amis on its verso and is with his Notebook, cataloged separately. 1981, July 6. AMS 222.

 

Thatcher, Margaret. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), London. 1980, May 13. AMS 223.

 

Vaizey, John, 1929-. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, A.L.S. (3 p.), London. 1970, November 27. AMS 224.

 

White, William Anthony Parker, 1911-1968. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S., signed Anthony Boucher, (typewritten: 2 p.), Berkeley, Calif. 1960, March 12, AMS 225.

 

Wilson, Colin, 1931-. 6 letters to Kingsley Amis, London and Gorran Haven, Cornwall, Eng. Following letter of 1956, June 15 (AMS 226): draft of reply, dated June 19, by Kingsley Amis. 1956-1960. AMS 226-231. 

 

Wilson, Colin, 1931-. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis and Hilary Ann Bardwell Amis, L., incomplete (typewritten: 1 p.), London. 1956, September 2. AMS 232.

 

-----, Bernard. 1 letter to Kingsley Amis, L.S. (typewritten: 1 p.), London. 1971, November 2. AMS 233.

Box 23

Correspondence: Conquest, Robert to Kingsley Amis (-AMS 291)

 

Conquest, Robert. 54 letters to Kingsley Amis, Washington, D.C., Stanford, Calif. and San Francisco. 1976-1978. AMS 238-291.

Box 24

Correspondence: Conquest, Robert to Kingsley Amis (AMS 292-)

 

Conquest, Robert. 60 letters to Kingsley Amis, Washington, D.C., Stanford, Calif. and El Paso, Tex. 1978-1986. AMS 292-351.

 

Conquest, Robert. 1 letter to Elizabeth Jane Howard, A.L.S. (1 p.), Stanford, Calif. 1978, October 28. AMS 237.

 

Philip Larkin Manuscripts and Correspondence [Previously Restricted]

Box 31

Manuscripts and Correspondence (1967-1984) (AMS 352-393)

 

Larkin, Philip. Comments on "Oxford and After," an essay by Kingsley Amis, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), pre-1984. AMS 352.

 

Larkin, Philip. 41 letters to Kingsley Amis, Hull, Humberside, Eng. 1967-1979. AMS 353-393.

Box 32

Correspondence (1979-1985) (AMS 394-428)

 

Larkin, Philip. 35 letters to Kingsley Amis, Hull, Humberside, Eng. 1979-1985. AMS 394-428.

 

Addenda I

Box 25

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Folks-Lobster, AMS 429-AMS 431)

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Folks That Live on the Hill: novel: notes, MS. and A.MS. (partly typewritten: 12 p.), pre-1990. AMS 429.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Folks That Live on the Hill: novel: third draft?, MS. (typewritten: 242 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, Includes variant pages from this draft and possibly other drafts. pre-1990. AMS 430.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Lobster's Claw:" essay, MS. (typewritten: 2 p.), pre-1992. AMS 431.

Box 26

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Memoirs-Novelist, AMS 432-AMS 436)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Memoirs: second draft, MS. (typewritten: 320 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, Includes some xeroxed leaves. 1989-1991. AMS 432.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Mr. Barrett's Secret:" short story: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 18 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1992. AMS 433.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Mr. Barrett's Secret:" short story: final draft, MS. (typewritten: 18 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1992. AMS 434.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Novelist and TV:" essay: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 4 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1992. AMS 435.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "The Novelist and TV:" essay: final draft, MS. (typewritten: 5 p.), with scattered author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1992. AMS 436.

Box 27

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Introduction-We, AMS 437-439)

 

Amis, Kingsley. We Are All Guilty: novel: final draft (incomplete: chapters 1-8), MS. (typewritten: 58 p.), pre-1991. AMS 437.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Introduction and Notes [for anthology of short stories]: first and second drafts, MS. (typewritten: 22 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, 1992. AMS 438.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Russian Girl: novel: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 314 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, and with several duplicate xerox pages further corrected, pre-1992. AMS 439.

Box 28

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Book-Introduction, FAC 1326-FAC 1330)

 

Amis, Kingsley and James Cochrane. The . . . Book of Songs: prospectus and list of song titles, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 4 p.), pre-1986. FAC 1326.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Folks That Live on the Hill: novel: second draft? (incomplete), MS. (typewritten: 192 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten (xeroxed) corrections, pre-1990. FAC 1327.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Folks That Live on the Hill: novel: fourth draft?, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 252 p.), with author's scattered autograph and typewritten xeroxed corrections, pre-1990. FAC 1328.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Folks That Live on the Hill: novel: fourth draft?: unedited pages, MS.(typewritten, xerox copy: 48 p.), with author's scattered autograph corrections, pre-1990. FAC 1329.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Introduction to Mister Jelly Roll by Alan Lomax, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 3 p.), 1991? FAC 1330.

Box 29

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Memoirs, FAC 1331-FAC 1332)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Memoirs: first draft? (incomplete), MS. (typewritten, xerox copy, 75 p.), with author's autograph xeroxed corrections, 1989-1991. FAC 1331.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Memoirs: third draft, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 363 p.), with a few author's autograph xeroxed corrections, 1989-1991. FAC 1332.

Box 30

Manuscripts and Correspondence (Amis-Carlin, FAC 1333-FAC 1335)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: novel (incomplete), MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 156 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten xeroxed corrections, Published in 1988. pre-1988. FAC 1333.

 

Amis, Kingsley. The Folks That Live on the Hill: novel: first draft? (incomplete), MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 105 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten xeroxed corrections, pre-1990. FAC 1334.

 

Carlin, M.M. 1 letter to the editor, The Daily Telegraph, L.S. (typewritten, xerox copy: 1 p.), 1975, August 18. FAC 1335.

 

Addenda II

Box 33

Ephemera: Ray Lewis White Collection of clipped reviews of Amis' works

Folder 1

Reviews of The Anti-Death League.

Folder 2

Reviews of A Case of Samples.

Folder 3

Reviews of Colonel Sun.

Folder 4

Reviews of The Egyptologists.

Folder 5

Reviews of The Green Man.

Folder 6

Reviews of I Like It Here.

Folder 7

Reviews of I Want It Now.

Folder 8

Reviews of The James Bond Dossier.

Folder 9

Reviews of A Look Round the Estate.

Folder 10

Reviews of Lucky Jim.

Folder 11

Reviews of My Enemy's Enemy.

Folder 12

Reviews of New Maps of Hell.

Folder 13

Reviews of One Fat Englishman.

Folder 14

Reviews of Spectrum.

Folder 15

Reviews of Take a Girl Lie You.

Folder 16

Reviews of That Uncertain Feeling.

Folder 17

Miscellaneous clippings.

 

Addenda III

Box 34

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Difficulties with Girls, AMS 440-441)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: novel: notes, A.MS. (71 p.), These notes are for the novel that was published in England in 1988 and in the U.S. in 1989. 1988. AMS 440.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: novel: first draft, MS. (typewritten: 294 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, This draft is for the novel that was published in England in 1988 and in the U.S. in 1989. 1988. AMS 441.

Box 35

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Difficulties with Girls, AMS 442-447)

 

Amis, Kingsley. Difficulties with Girls: novel: later draft, MS. (typewritten: 297 p.), with a few author's autograph and typewritten corrections, This draft is for the novel that was published in England in 1988 and in the U.S. in 1989. 1988. AMS 442.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Introduction to Gunga Din by Rudyard Kipling, MS. (typewritten, xerox copy: 1 p.), ca. 1986-1987? AMS 443.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Boris and the Colonel:" short story, MS. (typewritten: 33 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 444.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Boris and the Colonel:" short story, MS. (typewritten: 34 p.), with occasional author's autograph corrections, pre-1995. AMS 445.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Captain Nolan's Chance:" radio play: corrected typescript, MS. (typewritten: 25 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 446.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Captain Nolan's Chance:" radio play: typescript, MS. (typewritten: 32 p.), pre-1995. AMS 447.

Box 36

Manuscripts: Amis, Kingsley (Mr. Barrett-You, AMS 448-452, FAC 1338)

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Mr. Barrett's Secret:" short story, MS. (typewritten, xerox: 18 p.), pre-1995. FAC 1338.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Toil and Trouble:" short story: early draft, MS. (typewritten: 18 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 448.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "Toil and Trouble:" short story: later draft, MS. (typewritten: 21 p.), with author's occasional autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 449.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Twitch on the Thread:" short story, MS. (typewritten: 47 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 450.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "A Twitch on the Thread:" short story, MS. (typewritten: 42 p.), with author's occasional autograph corrections, pre-1995. AMS 451.

 

Amis, Kingsley. You Can't Do Both: novel: early draft, MS. (typewritten: 326 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 452.

Box 37

Manuscripts and Correspondence: Amis, Kingsley (AMS 453-461)

 

Amis, Kingsley. You Can't Do Both: novel: later draft, MS. (typewritten: 327 p.), with author's occasional autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 453.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "1941/A:" short story: early draft, MS. (typewritten: 7 p.), with author's autograph and typewritten corrections, pre-1995. AMS 454.

 

Amis, Kingsley. "1941/A:" short story: later draft, MS. (typewritten: 7 p.), pre-1995. AMS 455.

 

Amis, Kingsley. Monthly diary, MS. (1 vol.), 1980. AMS 456.

 

Amis, Kingsley. 2 letters to Andor Foldes, London and Mallorca, Spain. 1964. AMS 457-458.

 

Amis, Kingsley and Elizabeth Jane Howard. 1 letter to Lili Foldes and Andor Foldes, A.L.S. (1 p.), London. 1967, February 13. AMS 459.

 

Amis, Kingsley. 1 letter to Philip Oakes, L.S.(typewritten: 1 p.), Swansea, Wales. 1955, September 17. AMS 460.

 

Amis, Kingsley. 1 letter to Anne Prior, A.L.S. (1 p.), 1971, October 11. AMS 461.

Envelope

Ephemera

Folder 1

The Duncan Lawrie Journal. 1987

Issue containing "My Desert Island Drink," by Amis.
Folder 2

Kipling, Rudyard. Autumn, 1989.

Gunga Din, 2 copies of unbound book, with introduction by Kingsley Amis.
Folder 3

The Spectator. October 19, 1985.

Issue containing "Sod the Public," by Amis.
 

Part II

 

Manuscripts

Box 38

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (1941/A-Biographer's, AMS 462-476(2))

Box 39

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Biographer's-Books, AMS 476(3)-484)

Box 40

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Borris-Friends, AMS 485-510)

Box 41

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Gower-King's, AMS 511-530(3))

Box 42

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (King's English, AMS 531(1)-531(4))

Box 43

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Late-Notes, AMS 532-548)

Box 44

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Off-Review, AMS 549-581)

Box 45

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Russian Girl, AMS 582-583(1))

Box 46

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Russian Girl, AMS 583(2)-584(2))

Box 47

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Russian-Twitch, AMS 584(3)-597)

Box 48

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (Two-You, AMS 598-609(2))

Box 49

Manuscripts: Amis, W-Jacobs

Box 50

Manuscripts: Jacobs (AMS 616(2)-616(5))

Box 51

Manuscripts: Jacobs-Vaughan; unidentified (AMS 616(6)-623)

Box 52

Address books; Engagement Diaries (1969-1970, 1977-1984) (AMS 624-635)

Box 53

Engagement Diaries (1985-1994); Miscellaneous notebooks (AMS 636-651)

Box 54

Miscellaneous Notebooks; Trip Diaries (AMS 652-657)

 

Correspondence

Box 55

Correspondence: Ackerman-Amis, K. (AMS 658-712)

Box 56

Correspondence: Amis, K. (to Godward-Thwaite) (AMS 713-767)

Box 57

Correspondence: Amis, K.-Childs (AMS 768-823)

Box 58

Correspondence: Conquest, R. (1984-1989) (AMS 824-876)

Box 59

Correspondence: Conquest, R. (1990-1994), Crampton-Gale (AMS 877-931)

Box 60

Correspondence: Garrick-Laing, Larkin (1942) (AMS 932-986)

Box 61

Correspondence: Larkin (1943-1985), Law-Milroy (AMS 987-1041)

Box 62

Correspondence: Morgan-Richards (AMS 1042-1097)

Box 63

Correspondence: Ritchie-Thwaite (AMS 1098-1145)

Box 64

Correspondence: Triplett-Worsthorne; Unidentified (AMS 1146-1165)

 

Ephemera

Box 64

Photos-Articles

Box 65

Articles-Duncan

Box 66

Essays-No

Box 67

Nomination-Wedding

Box 68

Oversize

 

Part III

 

Catalogue of Short Writing of Kingsley Amis and Photocopies

Binder 1

Alphabetical and Chronological Catalogue of the Short Writings of Amis AMS 1166(1)

Binder 2

Photocopies of Short Writing, A-G AMS 1166(2)

Binder 3

Photocopies: BBC Broadcasts AMS 1166(3)

Binder 4

Photocopies: Daily Telegraph AMS 1166(4)

Binder 5

Photocopies: H-I AMS 1166(5)

Binder 6

Photocopies: K-M AMS 1166(6)

Binder 7

Photocopies: Miscellaneous AMS 1166(7)

Binder 8

Photocopies: N-R AMS 1166(8)

Binder 9

Photocopies: New Statesman AMS 1166(9)

Binder 10

Photocopies: Observer AMS 1166(10)

Binder 11

Photocopies: S-W AMS 1166(11)

Binder 12

Photocopies: Spectator AMS 1166(12)

Binder 13

Photocopies: Sunday Telegraph AMS 1166(13)

 

Part IV

 

Manuscripts

Box 

Manuscripts: Amis, K. (AMS 1167-1197)

Box 

Manuscripts: Brewer-Fraser; Unidentified (AMS 1198-1205)

 

Correspondence and Ephemera

Box 

Correspondence: Amis-Whittome; Ephemera (AMS 1206-1242)

 

Video cassettes, Audio cassettes, Books on tape and Records

Box 72

VHS/PAL Video Cassettes (AMS 1243-1249(4))

Box 73

Audio Cassettes, Books on Tape, Compact Discs (AMS 1250-1280)

Box 74

Books on Tape, 45 and LP Records (AMS 1281-1295)

Box 75

LP Records - Albinoni-Django (AMS 1296-1316)

Box 76

LP Records - Earl-Jammin' (AMS 1317-1337)

Box 77

LP Records - Jazum-Warsaw (AMS 1338-1362)