Modern Literary Archives
The literary papers of David Campton, author and playwright
The Reg and Ann Cartwright Archive contains material relating to Reg Cartwright’s illustrations and Ann Cartwright’s stories for children’s books, and also to Reg Cartwright's other commercial work.
A collection of books and manuscripts on 'Beat' poetry, and correspondence between Chris Challis and other writers, 1980-1996.
This collection of children's books was donated by Dr. Winifred Higson, the Librarian of the Institute of Education and the School of Education of the University of Leicester between 1949-1973.
The Caroline Holden Collection of art work illustrating the Adrian Mole books written by Sue Townsend.
Kevin Laffan (1922-2003) was a playwright and scriptwriter, probably best known as the creator, in 1972, of ‘Emmerdale Farm’, the ITV soap opera, for which he wrote 262 episodes.
Papers of René MacColl (1905-1971) author and journalist.
The literary archive of Joe Orton (1933-1967).
Laura Riding Letters
Papers of Laura (Riding) Jackson (1901-1991).
Books, Stage Plays, Radio and Screenplays manuscripts from the works of the Leicester author Sue Townsend.
Literary papers of the poet Andrew Waterman.