Scope and arrangement
This is a synthetic collection consisting of manuscripts, typescripts, correspondence, an undated commonplace book, an undated journal, and notebooks, one of which is dated 1936. The manuscripts and typescripts consist of essays, plays, novels, short stories, notes, reviews, poems, plot outlines and play synopses. The correspondence consists of letters to and from the author, exhanged with John Bagguley and Cecil Woolf, relating to Vietnam and dating from 1966 to 1967.
The Eric Linklater collection of papers are arranged in two series: