Taner Baybars Collection

Taner Baybars was born in Cyprus in 1936, and contributed to literary magazines in Cyprus and Turkey before moving to England in the 1950s where he adopted English as his literary language. He was a member of 'The Group' of poets.  He died 20 Jan 2010.

The collection includes manuscripts of novels, short stories and poetry, along with manuscripts of translations of work by the Turkish poet Nâzim Hikmet (1902–1963) and correspondence with him.

There is also a collection of books and periodicals of published works by Taner Baybars and Nâzim Hikmet, and other books, pamphlets and periodicals relating to Baybars, 'The Group' poets and other poets of the period which had belonged to Baybars.

More information

  • pdf of the handlist is available (189KB). 
  • The book collection is uncatalogued
  • Manuscript number MS 3263
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