The Ackland and Edwards Blog

Why does the archive exist?

Why does the archive exist?

Mary Stella Edwards actively put together the Ackland and Edwards archive in the years after Judith Ackland died. But why? The two women weren’t well-known as artists, and Edwards’ final three books of poetry were published very late in her lifetime. Might this be the...

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The Dark Pool

The Dark Pool

As a typical archive rookie, I arrived at the Burton confident that the Ackland and Edwards Archive would contain the answers to all my questions. In fact, every day I spend in the archive, I leave with more questions than I arrived with. It’s rather like trying to...

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Reading between the lines

Reading between the lines

Hello! I’m a PhD student at the University of the West of England (UWE), Bristol. I am researching the Archive, to find out what Mary Stella Edwards’ poetry can teach us about our relationship with the natural world. My current title is Voyaging through...

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Coming soon!

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