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Kops mss. II, 1950-1983

Summary Information

Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
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Kops, Bernard, 1926-

Kops mss. II, 1950-1983

Collection No.
LMC 1685

297 items

Materials are in English

Consists of the correspondence and writings of British dramatist and poet Bernard Kops, 1926- .

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Bernard Kops, born in 1926, was a British dramatist and poet.


The collection is organized in one series: Correspondence and Writings.

Scope and Content Note

The Kops mss. II, 1950-1983, consists of the correspondence and writings of British dramatist and poet Bernard Kops, 1926- . The writings present include plays; novels; broadcast talks; a television drama; a film treatment; poems, both published and unpublished; notebooks dating from 1950 to 1980; and his autobiography, "The World is a Wedding."

  • Indexing Terms

  • The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in IUCAT, the IU Libraries' online catalog. Materials about related topics, persons or places can be found by searching the catalog using these terms.

    • Names
    • Kops, Bernard, 1926- --Correspondence.
    • Barry, Michael, 1910-1988.
    • Bowen, Elbert Russell, 1918-
    • Brock, Edwin.
    • Brophy, Brigid, 1929-
    • Farrer, David, 1906-
    • Finlay, Ian Hamilton.
    • Hall, Peter, Sir, 1930-
    • Hiller, Wendy.
    • Horovitz, Michael, 1935-
    • MacInnes, Colin.
    • Norman, Frank, 1930-
    • Peckinpah, Sam, 1925-1984.
    • Pryce-Jones, David, 1936-
    • Scannell, Vernon.
    • Wesker, Arnold, 1932-
    • Wiggin, Maurice, 1912-
    • Topics
    • Authors, English --20th Century --Correspondence.

Related Material

Kops mss.; also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Purchase. 1985
Usage Restrictions
Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.
Preferred Citation
[Item], Kops mss. II, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Series: Box 1 Correspondence and Writings

Correspondence, 1959-1983, n.d.

(4 folders)

Among the correspondents are
  • View All (18)
  • Michael Barry
  • Elbert Russell Bowen
  • Edwin Brock
  • Brigid Brophy
  • David Farrer
  • Ian Hamilton Finlay
  • Peter Reginald Frederick Hall
  • Dame Wendy Hiller
  • Michael Horovitz
  • Bernard Kops
  • Colin MacInnes
  • Frank Norman
  • Sam Peckinpah
  • Paul Hugh Patrick Howard Potts
  • David Pryce-Jones
  • Vernon Scannell
  • Arnold Wesker
  • Maurice Wiggin

Bournemouth Nights [play]

(1 folder)

By the Waters of Whitechapel [novel]

(18 folders)

Box 2 The Dream of Peter Mann [play]

(5 folders)

Dreamland [screenplay]

(7 folders)

East End-West End [broadcast talk]

(1 folder)

Fleur Fane [play]

(2 folders)

I Want to Go Home [film treatment]

(1 folder)

[miscellaneous sheets]

(1 folder)

More Out Than In [television play]

(1 folder)

Notebooks: 1950-1954, 1958, 1960-1970, 1980

(9 folders)

Box 3 Notebooks: n.d.

(1 folder)

On Margate Sands [novel]

(8 folders)

[see also Dreamland; More Out Than In]

Partners [novel]

(6 folders)

The Passionate Past of Gloria Gaye [novel]

(2 folders)

Box 4 The Passionate Past of Gloria Gaye (cont.)

(5 folders)

Personal Outlook [broadcast talk]

(1 folder)

Poetry: A-Z

(10 folders)

Erica I Want To Read You Something

(36 folders)

For the Record

(53 folders)


(bound) (1 folder)


(1 folder)

Poems & Songs

(4 folders)

Box 5 Poetry (cont.)

Poems for Marin

(2 folders)

"Tomorrow" and "Diaspora"

(1 folder)

Settle Down Simon Katz [novel]

(2 folders)

Simon at Midnight [play]

(1 folder)

The World is a Wedding [autobiography]

(4 folders)

Yes from No-Man's Land [novel]

(5 folders)

[see also I Want to Go Home]