Guide to literary archives

(Also see: Literary manuscripts in the University of London Library, 1975)

This guide is not intended to be exhaustive. It complements the Archives Catalogue, which includes a subject search facility and the English Subject Gateway.




Literary correspondence and manuscripts:

  • Sterling Library manuscript collection includes works by Byron, H. E. Bates, John Ruskin, William Langland, Sir Walter Scott, Alfred Lord Tennyson, Arnold Bennett, Siegfried Sassoon, and Compton MacKenzie.


Archives relating to literary scholarship:


Publishers’ archives:


Booksellers’ archives: