Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscript and typescripts, correspondence to and from the author, and financial documents. The manuscripts and typescripts consist of poems, stories, articles, and other material. The correspondence consists of letters from the author, dating from 1920 to 1951, to Terence Ian Fytton Armstrong, J. W. Nance, Jacob Schwartz, Wilbur Macey Stone, and others. There are also letters to Coppard, from Terence Ian Fytton Armstong, Wilbur Macey Stone, and Frank Arthur Swinnerton, dating from 1930 to 1951.
The Alfred Edgar Coppard collection of papers are arranged in three series: