A group of Elizabethan and Carolean manuscript documents including a four-page manuscript indenture dated 14th July in the fourteenth year of the reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1571) between George Symons and George Corkoram, both of Colompton, Devon, drafted at the Inner Temple in London, retaining one red wax impressed seal, together with a contemporary four-page copy of the same, both on vellum; together with a Charles I period manuscript document, written in Latin, with impressed wax Royal Seal of the enthroned monarch, on vellum; a manuscript indenture dated 20th August 1629 being a counterpart lease of a tenement granted by Lady Elizabeth Griffin of Yardley to William Hanams, attested by Edward Symons, on paper; a manuscript document dated 22nd April 1669 from the Manor of Sandon, ''Suffnall e Cromer'' (Herts), with references to a James Willymott and Baroness Elizabeth Nicholas, on vellum.
The collection consists of letters (1960-1961) written by Hughes to Graham T. Ackroyd. There are also groupings of drafts of Hughes's "Dully Gumption's Addendum", "Fishing at Dawn", "New Moon" and "Out III: Remembrance Day". Additionally, there are drafts and fragments of other works (often on the versos of the previous drafts); several are by Sylvia Plath.
The collection consists of manuscripts and typescripts (some with holograph corrections) of "Scholar and artist", "The beauty", "Fish for Friday", "The others", The weeping children", and "Oration at W.B. Yeats' graveside by Frank O'Connor"; plus a notebook including drafts of "Modern Irish Literature" and "The lament for Art O'Leary".
The collection consists of Duckworth's notebook containing holograph copies of three completed children's stories involving Aunt Minna and Aunt Netty, plus title pages for two more stories. The first and last stories were written by "Aunt Minna" and the third one by "Aunt Netty". The second story was planned for "Aunt Ena" and the fourth for "Cousin Julia". In addition, "Winky blinky" is inscribed in pencil on the last page.
The collection consists a typescript copy of Hiroshima Reef (401 pp.) with holograph corrections and an editor's directions to the printer. In addition, there is a 1 page letter dated March 11  to "Geoffrey," a pre-publication reader of Hiroshima Reef regarding work needed on the book and Lambert's poor health (Lambert died April 16).
The collection consists of a handwritten note to an unknown correspondent, in which he outlines the Shakespearian music that he has composed. Additions, in a different colour ink, (probably in a different hand) have been made at the beginning.