Michael Phillips

Box/File List

BOX(s) FILE TITLE YEAR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
2011.05
Box 1
The Poetical Sketches of William Blake (Ph.D. Thesis, 1968)
11 Notebookn.d.
12Photographs of MS correctionsn.d.
13Thesis (bound) 1968
William Blake: Essays in Honour of Sir Geoffrey Keynes (published 1973)
14Correspondence1971-1972
15Correspondence1973-1975
16Correspondence re dinner party in honour of KeynesMay-Sept. 1973
Box 2
21 "A Reading of Blake's Early Poetry" drafts [1972 or 1973]
22"A Reading of Blake's Early Poetry" drafts [1972 or 1973]
23General Index draft n.d.
24Index and Preface drafts and proofs n.d.
25G. Wilson Knight's "The Chapel of Gold" draft and correspondence Sept.-Oct. 1972
26Proofs (pp. 21-207)[ca. Jan. 1973]
27Proofs (pp. 208-376)[ca. Jan. 1973]
28Proofs (images) [ca. Jan. 1973]
29Published text 1973
Box 3
Lectures and research (1970s)
31 "Blake's Poetic idioms" draft 1974
32 "The Augustan Analogy," presented at Australia's National University 1976
33"'Cromwell's Funeral' and the Development of English Poetry"[ca. 1976]
Interpreting Blake: A Volume of Studies (published 1978)
34Peter Buller's "Milton: The Final Plates" draft[ca. 1978]
35David Erdman's "The Symmetries of 'The Song of Los'" draft 1974
36James Ferguson's "Prefaces to Jerusalem" draft n.d.
37Heather Glen's "Blake's Criticism of Moral Thinking" draft n.d.
38Belinda Humfrey's "'Who Shall Bind the Infinite': A Study of Europe: A Prophecy" draftn.d.
39Annette Levitt's "Comus, Cloud, and Thel's 'Unacted Desires'" draft n.d.
310Frank Parisi's "Emblems of Melancholy" draft n.d.
311E.P. Thompson's "London" draft and correspondenceAug. 1973-May 1976
312Published text 1978
313Reviews1979
Modern Language Association's Special Session on the Bicentenary of Poetical Sketches (Dec. 1983)
314 Correspondence and papers by panelists March-Dec. 1983
An Island in the Moon (published 1987)
315Correspondence, script, and photographs relating to Savage's presentation of "Conversations at Mr. Quid's" [ca. 1974]
316CorrespondenceMarch 1978-April 1980
317CorrespondenceMay 1980-July 1981
318CorrespondenceAug. 1981-March 1983
Box 4
41 CorrespondenceApril 1983-Dec. 1984
42Correspondence1985
43CorrespondenceJan. 1986-Sept. 1987
44CorrespondenceOct. 1987-July 1994
45Photographs of original text n.d.
46Prints, proofs, and bookplates (Blake Catalogue) 1978-1979
47Draft [ca. Aug. 1, 1981]
48Draft [ca. 1981]
49Draft 1982
410Draft n.d.
411Introduction draft(Phillips' copy) Sept. 1982
412Printing estimate and costs for Fawcus facsimile (which was too small) 1980-1983
Box 5
51 Printing text for Fawcus facsimile 1983
52Printing text for Fawcus facsimile (cont.)1983
53Master proof and copy 1983
54Introduction draft May 11, 1984
55Typescript Feb. 1985
56Typescript (London corrections) March 1985
57Proofs and setting manuscript (Phillips' copy) July 1985
58Proofs and setting manuscript (Phillips' copy) (cont.) July 1985
59Proof (duplicate) 1985
510Proof (Simon Rendall's copy) Dec. 1985
511Proofn.d.
Box 6
61 Proofn.d.
62Proof (Baron corrections) n.d.
63Proof (second duplicate) Jan. 24, 1986
64Proof (copy sent to Verona)Jan. 24, 1986
65ProofJan. 24, 1986
66Proofn.d.
67Proof1986
68ProofMarch 16, 1986
69Proof (Phillips' revised pages)March 1986
610Proof (Rendall's revised pages) March 1986
Box 7
71 Proof (Phillips' corrections, master copy)March 17, 1986
72ProofMarch 17, 1986
73ProofMarch 1986
74Proof (master copy) May 1986
75ProofJune 1986
76Proof (unmarked duplicate) June 1986
77ProofAug. 1986
78Copy of master proof (incorporating Phillips/Burger corrections and sent to printer) Aug. 1986
Box 8
81 ProofsSept. 1986
82Proof and paste-up Sept. 1986
83Proof (sent to Mardersteig in Verona) [ca. Sept. 1986]
84Proof (hardcover)[ca. 1986]
85Published facsimile (1) 1987
86Published facsimile (2)1987
872 Volume Deluxe Edition (not released for sale)1987
88Reviews1988-1990
Box 9
"The Composition of Pope's Imitation of Horace, Satire, II.i" (published in Alexander Pope: Essays for the Tercentenary, 1988)
91CorrespondenceSept. 1980-Sept. 1987
92Notes and research n.d.
93Notes and researchn.d.
94Text of Pope's Epistle VII (blown up pages) n.d.
95Handwritten draftn.d.
96DraftJune 7, 1987
97Draftsn.d.
98Draftsn.d.
99Drafts (final revisions) Aug. 31, 1987
910Published essay in Alexander Pope: Essays for the Tercentenary 1988
Tate Britain William Blake Exhibition and Catalogue (2000)
911CorrespondenceNov. 1998-May 2000
912CorrespondenceJune 2000-July 2001
Box 10
101 Proposal and first exhibit list Dec. 1998
102Illustration list for Lambeth section Sept.-Nov. 1999
103Illustration list for Lambeth section Dec.-March 1999
104Loan requests 1999-2000
105Loan documents Nov. 1994-July 2001
106Research and notes n.d.
107"The Furnance that is the Vale of Lambeth" drafts[ca. Jan. 1999]
108"Blake and Lambeth" drafts Feb. 22-March 18, 1999
109"Blake and Lambeth" drafts July 1999
1010"Blake and Lambeth" drafts Feb. 28, 2000
1011"Blake and Lambeth" drafts July 23, 2000
1012"Blake's Illuminated Printing" draft n.d.
1013Plans and layout of Lambeth section n.d.
1014Catalogue proof (1) Aug. 24, 2000
1015Catalogue proof (2) (includes Lambeth section) Aug. 24, 2000
1016Catalogue proof (3) Aug. 24, 2000
Box 11
111Catalogue proof (4) Aug. 24, 2000
112CD containing all of Michael Phillips' files (51 items, 13 MB) [ca. 2000]
113Audio Tour of Blake Exhibition (CD) [ca. 2000]
114Expenses1998-Aug. 2001
115Reviews2000-2001
116"The Illuminated Prints of William Blake" article on exhibition by Phillips for Art e Dossier (Italian) and correspondence2000
117"William Blake: Singing for England," BBC Omnibus presentation (contains interview with Phillips), 2 videocassettesNov. 10, 2000
118"Blake Exhibition opens in London--Dr. Michael Phillips", Arts in Action interview, audiocassette Nov. 11, 2000
119"Blake, Poet and Prophet", BBC 3 interview with Phillips, audiocassette Nov. 12, 2000
The Creation of the Songs (published 2000)
1110"William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, from Manuscript to Illuminated Plate" drafts [ca. 1978]
Box 12
121"William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, from Manuscript to Illuminated Plate" drafts [ca. 1978]
122"William Blake's Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience, from Manuscript to Illuminated Plate," The Book Collector (offprint) Spring 1979
123"Printing Blake's Songs", The Library (original and offprint) Sept. 1991
124William Blake: Recherches pour une biographie, research1991-1995
125William Blake: Recherches pour une biographie, publication1995
126CorrespondenceJan. 1986-Dec. 1998
127CorrespondenceJan. 1999-Dec. 2001
128File cards, notes, and research n.d.
129File cards, notes, and research n.d.
1210File cards, notes, and research n.d.
1211File cards, notes, and research n.d.
Box 13
131Proof copy of Songs (ed. Andrew Lincoln, published 1991) taken to compare with originals 1991
132Photographs of original pages n.d.
133Draft[ca. July 18, 2000]
134ProofAug. 1, 2000
135ProofAug. 1, 2000
136ProofSept. 6, 2000
137ProofSept. 25, 2000
138ProofOct. 5, 2000
139ProofOct. 16, 2000
Box 14
141Book cover drafts 2000
142Proof with cover Nov. 22, 2000
143Printing informationn.d.
144CD containing all of Michael Phillips' files 2000
145Published text 2000
146Reviews and items relating to publicity 2000-2001
Petit Paris Musees William Blake Exhibition (2009)
147William Blake: Le Genie Visionnaire du Romantisme Angalai (unopened catalogue)2009
148Press reviews (bound) 2009
The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (published 2011)
149Colour photographs of the Bodleian Library's copy and colour proof of Plate 14 from all other copies n.d.
1410Page layouts (1st, 2nd, and 4th spreads) 2006
Box 15
151Proofs (prepared by Simon Rendall) Nov. 2006
152Proofs (Introduction) Aug. 20, 2008
153ProofOct. 2008 or 2009
1542 CDs of complete files (including colour photographs) 2007-2011
155Published text 2011
156Reviews and items relating to publicity2011
Items relating to Geoffrey Keynes (given to Michael Phillips)
157"Three Tributes to Sir Geoffrey Keynes on his Seventieth Birthday"March 25, 1957
158To Geoffrey Keynes: Articles from The Book Collector to Commemorate his Eighty-Fifth [ninetieth] Birthday1972
159The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (published 1975)--Phillips looked over his proofs 1975
1510"To the Nightingale" by William BlakeMarch 1981
1511The Phoenix and related correspondence Feb. 1982 - Feb. 1984
1512William Blake: Auguries of InnocenceDec. 1995
Books annotated by G. Wilson Knight
1513The Poetical Works of John Milton, edited after the original texts by H.C. Beeching (published 1921) 1921
1514Fearful Symmetry:A Study of Blake by Northrop Frye (published 1947) and related ephemera1947
1515Poetry and Prose of William Blake, edited by Geoffrey Keynes (published 1948) and related ephemera 1948
2012.02
Box 1
"The Printing of Blake's The Illustrations to the Book of Job" (published 2005)
11CorrespondenceMay 1996, June 2004-Aug. 2005

   

12Researchn.d.

   

13Illustrations and notes2004-2005, n.d.

   

14Drafts[ca. 2004]

   

"The Printing of Blake's America a Prophecy" (published March 2004)
16CorrespondenceOct. 2003

   

16Research and notesn.d.

   

17ProofOct. 2003, Dec. 2003

   

18Images (CD)Dec. 18, 2003

   

19Published text (2 copies)March 2004

   

"Printing Blake's Songs, 1789-1794" (published September 1991)
110CorrespondenceJan. 1990-May 1991

   

111DraftsNov. 1990, March 1991, n.d.

   

112Proofs (3 copies)July 1991

   

113Published textSeptember 1991

   

Box 2
"William Blake and the Sophocles Manuscript Notebook" (published 1997)
21CorrespondenceFeb. 1993-April 1999

   

22Photocopied MSn.d.

   

23Research and notesn.d.

   

24DraftsJuly 1996, Sept. 1996, April 1997, n.d.

   

25ProofsSept. 1997, Nov. 1997, n.d.

   

26Published text (2 copies)1997

   

27"William Blake and the Sophocles Enigma" by G.E. Bentley June 4, 1996

   

2015.04
Box 1
Research on printmaking and Blake's illuminated printing
11Etching, Engraving and Illuminated Printing, Colour Printing1982 - [199?]

174 photographs : colour slides. 

Slides show copies of Blake's work including electrotypes of Blake's Songs from the Victoria and Albert Museum, colour prints of Paradise Lost as well as slides of a 18th century rolling press, experiments in registration and other prints.    

12Illuminated Printing - Later illuminated books1975-1995

165 photographs : colour slides.

Slides are images of Blake works including Unizen, First Book of Unizen, The Book of Ahania, Visions of the Daughter's of Albion, etc.  held in various museums and libraries including the British Museum, Harvard College Library, Yale Beinecke Library, Tate Gallery London, Pierpoint Morgan Library, Newberry Library.  

 

13[Various slides showing printmaking techniques, steps and tools ; plates and prints]1974-2000

40 photographs : colour slides.   

14Copies of Blake's Works1975-2000

270 photographs : colour slides.

Slides are of works by William Blake held in various institutions including the Yale Centre for British Art, Glasgow University Library, Harvard University, The British Library, The Henry E Huntington Library, etc.

A list of some of the works was provided by Michael Phillips:

An Island in the Moon
MS. Notebook
There is No Natural Religion
All Religions are One
The Book of Thel (NYPL)
Visions of the Daughters of Albion
Marriage of Heaven and Hell (Bodley)
Marriage of Heaven and Hell (Harvard)
The Book of Urizen (Harvard)
Europe a Prophesy (Glasgow and Newberry (Chicago))
The Book of Los (HEH)
Milton (HEH)
15Copies of Songs1986-2000

321 photographs : colour slides.

Slides are of copies of Songs of Innocence and Experience by William Blake held in various institutions including Yale Centre for British Art, National Gallery of Canada, Christie's and personal collections including a copy H owned by Maurice Sendak.

Slides used for research by Michael Phillips for his book The Creation of the Songs : From Manuscript to Illuminated Printing, 2000.

Box 2
21Printmaking - Blake plates of illustrated books. 1995-2001

127 photographs : colour slides.

Slides are of William Blake prints, plates, print presses, Blake printmaking experiments, and Michael Phillips using a press, etc.

22[Michael Phillips instructing printmaking to a group of students]2000

26 photographs : colour slides. 

Also includes a print of a description of a 1 year MA program called Blake and the Age of Revolution from the University of York, England ; Michael Phillps is the convenor.  

23Copies of Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience1975-1986

127 photographs : colour slides.

Slides are copies of Blake works held by various institutions including the Huntington Library, Morgan Library, University of Texas, Wellesley College, Houghton Library, Bodleian Library, Harvard, etc.    

Slides used for research by Michael Phillips for his book The Creation of the Songs : From Manuscript to Illuminated Printing, 2000.

24[Copies of Blake works at the Fitzwilliam Museum and National Gallery of Canada]n.d.

87 photographs : colour slides.  

25Songs copies1976-1995

168 photographs : colour slides.

Slides are copies of Blake's Songs of Innocence and Experience held in various institutions including Harvard University, Rosenwald Collection, Houghton Library, Huntington Library, Fitzwilliam Museum, Morgan Library, National Gallery of Canada. 

Slides used for research by Michael Phillips for his book The Creation of the Songs : From Manuscript to Illuminated Printing, 2000.

Box 3
"The Printing of Blake's America a Prophecy" (published March 2004)
39Annotated copies of plates for Blake's America2014

Used for "The Printing of Blake’s America a Prophecy,: Print Quarterly, Vol. XXI, No. 1 (March, 2004), pp. 18-38.  

Research on printmaking and Blake's illuminated printing
31[Research notebook]1991

Notebook was used by Michael Phillips in 1991 for his research for his book The Creation of the Songs : From Manuscript to Illuminated Printing (Princeton, 2000), when he travelled North America to see all copies in public and private collections.  The lists and notes correspond with the 35mm colour slides of the Songs copies.    

The Marriage of Heaven and Hell (published 2008 Bodleian Library)
32Proof I (before any amendments in page proof)[200-]

   

33Proof II (with amendments requested at I)[200-]

   

34Proof II (with amendments but not final as in III)[200-]

   

35[Publisher's agreement for The Marriage of Heaven and Hell]2007

   

36Publisher's catalogue with The Marriage of Heaven and Hell listed2008

   

37[Annotated colour page proofs][200-]

   

"Parody and Play in Blake's Composite Art" (Published 2014
38"Parody and Play in Blake's Composite Art." Interfaces 35 (2013-2014). 35-66. 2014

   

Box 4
"William Blake : Apprentice and Master" Exhibit at the Ashmolean Museum, University of Oxford
41"William Blake : Apprentice & Master" Exhibit Catalogue2014

   

42Ashmolean Museum What's On October-December 2014 [exhibits calendar] and "William Blake : Apprentice & Master" exhibit poster 2014

   

43Replica Blake Printing Press built for Dr. Michael Phillips for the exhibition "William Blake : Apprentice and Master" Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, 2014/15 - Workshop photographs. 2014

   

44Research materials for catalogue1987-2012

   

45[Exhibit planning material]2011-2014

Records include exhibit proposal, correspondence, notes, draft wall panel text and descriptions of works in the exhibit, draft press release, meeting agendas and floor plans of the Ashmolean museum galleries

46[Exhibit planning material]2010-2014

Records include correspondence, draft agreements, installation schedule, loan agreements, meeting agendas and notes, object lists, floor plans and panel text, etc.   

47[Correspondence with Martin Butlin]2014

   

48Ashmolean Blake Conference 2015

   

49Final draft Part 1 Ashmolean Blake Exhibition catalogue2014

   

Box 5
51[Exhibit text panels with photograph of Michael Phillips working on a print]2014

1 photograph : col.   

52Colour proofs I [exhibit catalogue images]2014

74 photographs : col.   

53Colour proofs II [exhibit catalogue images] [1 of 3]2014

142 photographs : col.   

54Colour proofs II [exhibit catalogue images] [2 of 3]2014

   

55Colour proofs II [exhibit catalogue images] [3 of 3]2014

   

56Proposed gallery layout plans2014

   

Box 6
61First proof with illustrations [exhibit catalogue]2014

   

62Second proof with illustrations [exhibit catalogue]2014

   

63William Blake first proof : text only [exhibit catalogue] 2014

   

64Proof to size final proof [exhibit catalogue]2014

   

65"William Blake : Apprentice & Master" Press Clippings2013-2015

   

Box 7
7Ashmolean Blake exhibition reviews2014-2015

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7Ashmolean catalogue essays2013

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7Ashmolean Conference2014

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7Ashmolean correspondence and lists2010-2014

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7Ashmolean diary2015

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7Ashmolean Lenders Rev 20132012-2014

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7Ashmolean staff, Declan, Colin, Agnes, Catriona, Clare2013-2014

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7Martin Butlin correspondence and essay Ashmolean Blake exhibition2013

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7Paul Evett rolling press correspondence2013-2014

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7Replica of Blake's press2015

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7Shakespeare & Blake at Ashmolean2015

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7[Ashmolean Blake exhibition catalogue drafts, comments, etc.]2014

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7[Ashmolean Blake Exhibition meetings and planning]2013-2014

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7[Ashmolean Blake exhibition posters]2014

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7[Gallery exhibition layout and scheme designs]2014

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7[Gallery exhibition text panel drafts and comments]2014

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7[Loans correspondence, lists, agreements, etc.]2013-2014

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