RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 122463331 LA English T1 James Simmons papers, A1 Simmons, James,, YR 1945 AB The collection consists of personal and literary papers of James Simmons from 1945-1989. The papers include literary manuscripts (both poetry and prose); journals and diaries (1945-1988); correspondence with family, friends, and literary associates; and newspaper clippings and related materials. The materials reflect his friendship with Tony Harrison and Nigerian Wole Soyinka while at Leeds University in the late 1950's and his subsequent teaching assignment at Ahmadu Bello University in Nigeria. Of particular interest is information on the development of the Ulster Poets and its principal organ, the Honest Ulsterman. The collection includes correspondence and literary works of Seamus Heaney, Michael Longley, Derek Mahon, and Paul Muldoon.