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Patterns
GB 1534 BB/1/1 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This file contains one bound draft copy of Barbara's play Patterns, and some loose pages from drafts of the play. Patterns is a play that examines women's labour. It was commissioned by Changing Women’s Theatre, and performed in 1984 at the Drill Hall Theatre in London.

Gennis
GB 1534 BB/1/2 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This file contains various copies of Barbara's Gennis, a piece of prose fiction about a young man named Taiyot and the journey he goes on following the death of his mother.

Trooping of the Colour
GB 1534 BB/1/4 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This file contains two draft copies of "Trooping of the Colour", a piece of prose fiction set in space and about Sergeant Brun's new troop's preparations for their Emperor's Birthday Celebrations.

Correspondence
GB 1534 BB/2/2 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This subseries contains letters sent to Barbara from various institutions across Britain who were involved or interested in her writing.

Photographs
GB 1534 BB/3/2 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This subseries contains 1 wallet of photographs of Barabara, her daughter and scenes around London, 1 wallet of photographic negatives, and 8 loose photographs.

The Threshing Floor
GB 1534 BB/1/3 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

The Threshing floor was a novella and collection of short stories. It included "Dreaming the Sky Down", which was the novella, "The Pinstrpe Summer", "He Said...", "Miss Jessie", "Coming of Age", "A Time for Every Purpose" and the title piece, "The Threshing Floor". This file contains draft copies of "The Threshing Floor" and "Miss Jessie".

Dreen
GB 1534 BB/1/6 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This file contains a draft copy of each part of "Dreen", a piece of prose fiction set in space, about one family's interaction with the all powerful Dreens who sit at the centre of their administration in the city of G'Heen.

Martha
GB 1534 BB/1/8 · Subseries · 1983 - ?
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This subseries contains six copies of "Martha", a short story just one page in length. The copies appear to be exactly the same and are possibly photocopies.

Research
GB 1534 BB/2/1 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This subseries contains materials Barbara used to research her various pieces of fiction and non-fiction. It includes articles, photocopies of pages of books, leaflets, as well as Babara's own handwritten and typed-up notes.

Contracts
GB 1534 BB/2/3 · Subseries · 1976 - 1988
Part of Papers of Barbara Burford

This subseries contains various contracts between Barbara and the different publishers she worked with over her years as a writer.