University of Notre Dame

John Matthias Papers


Origination : Matthias, John, 1941-
Extent : 5 linear feet. 1 reel of microfilm.
Repository : University of Notre Dame Archives
Address : Notre Dame, Indiana 46556

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Papers from John E. Matthias. Microfilm from Cambridge University Library.

Preferred Citation

John Matthias Papers (JEM), University of Notre Dame Archives (UNDA), Notre Dame, IN 46556

Scope and Content

Papers of John Matthias, consisting of notebooks; drafts of poems, essays, and editorial work; limited and signed editions and/or pamphlets and chapbooks; letters from British and American poets; drafts of translations and correspondence with translators; letters from editors, critics and scholars; and other files documenting his career as poet, critic, scholar, translator, teacher, poetry fellow of Clare Hall, Cambridge, editor of Notre Dame Review, and the subject of literary study by a variety of critics in the UK and US.

Matthias' correspondence, manuscripts, and agreements for his book 23 Modern British Poets; and manuscripts and proofs of his book Bucyrus. Also One reel of 35mm microfilm of David Jones letters to H.S. Ede (in the Cambridge University Library).


Poet, professor of English at the University of Notre Dame, and author of many books of poetry and criticism including two on the life and poetry of David Jones, David Jones, Man and Poet and Introducing David Jones: a Selection of His Writings.


Matthias, John, 1941-
Jones, David Michael, 1895-1974
English poetry -- 20th century
Poets, American -- 20th century

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