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‘Above the mountain’

(1) First draft screenplay for Citadel Entertainment, April 1991
(2) [Fax?] rough draft on ‘Robeson notes’ sent from Judy Ranan to David R Ginsberg/Tom Patricia, July 24 1991, with relevant copies of the hearings by the Committee on Un-Amercian Activities
(3) [Fax?] from Judy Ranan to Alan Sharp of outline divided in to seven acts, 26 July 1991

'The Apprentice'

(1) Draft storyline and draft letter to Ruth [2006]
(2) Electronic folder containing apprentice1.fdr, aprentice3.fdr [inaccessible]

Sorley/Fergus McKenzie

(1) ‘Idea for television series’. Story outline of 21st century Sorely McKenzie’ finding himself part of the 1879 Tay Rail Disaster, nd
(2) 'The Survivor’ outline with dialogue of modern-day surgeon Fergus McKenzie’s waking up in Victorian Scotland after apparently being part of the Tay Bridge disaster. ‘Signed’ Sophie Kemp, 2010
(3) 'Notes’. Storyline and character notes with ms notes of questions re motivation, nd
(4) Printouts of report about Tay Bridge disaster memorial, reports of the disaster, of ‘Paranormal Discovery – Tay Bridge’, plus Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde and Robert Louis Stevenson, May – June 2010

‘Improper connection’

(1) Draft screenplay by Sean Damer about the trial of Madeline Smith with accompanying letter, 2010
(2) Scenes in the City Chamber with accompanying letter outlining planned ending, nd
(3) Letter from Damer responding to Sharp’s comments on the script, nd

Verses and poems

Drafts of verses, some marked, including ‘Poem for AS’, versions of ‘Watching the sea having its way with the rocks’, also ‘In the kitchen’, ‘In memory of G.M.H’ and others. Also letter to Liz about 'some poems'

Scottish football team

Draft essay on the failure of the Scottish football team, with list of screenplays and books. Also list of songs {not Sharp’s handwriting]

‘A Blindman on a Galloping Horse’

(1) Chapters one and two, ‘The Sabbath Seige’ and ‘The War’
(2) Chapter contents and notes
(3) Volume titled ‘Don’t Cry It’s only a Picture Show’. Inside titled ‘A Blindman on a Galloping Horse a novel of childhood’, containing chapters one, 'Summer 1944' to chapter twenty

‘Matthews Book’

(1) Indexed notebook and loose papers of character backgrounds and storylines, featuring ‘Matt’, ‘Davie’ and others
(2) ‘Matthew’s Book’ containing draft narratives and dialogue under headings ‘The Letter’, ‘The War’ ‘Baillie Matton’ ‘The Captain’ ‘Sarah’, ‘May Galloway’, ‘Sam’, ‘Matthew’ and ‘Remembering’
(3) ‘Matt’s Book’ containing draft narratives and dialogue under headings ‘The Pub’ and ‘Release’, noting end of Matt’s Book, and start of ‘Davie’s Book’
(4) ‘Matthew’s Book’ containing draft narratives and dialogue under headings including ‘Davie’, ‘Mirren’, ‘House’, ‘Jacob’ ‘Leaving Home’ and ‘The Trip’

Letters to Ethel Foote

Personal letters from Sharp to his birth mother, Ethel Foote, including unopened and returned letter addressed to Harry Craig. Also envelope containing letter and photographs of Sharp's house and children in Los Angeles

Letters to Alan Sharp

Personal letters to Alan Sharp from friends and family, including Beryl Bainbridge covering relationships, books, politics, health, everyday life, and visits

Letter describing Sharp's illness

Letter to 'Matthew' from Sharp describing the difficulties caused by his brain tumour and how the consequence his lack of short term memory affects ‘our present project but also my whole future as a viable writer in my profession’

Professional correspondence

(1) Notebook of copy or draft letters by Sharp to Stevie Lee, Colin Beeby, Stephen Batt and others, nd
(2) Letter re accompanying letter requesting Sharp respond to the highlighted comments the radio play, ‘Tess of the D’Urbervilles’, 2001
(3) Letter from the BBC concerning tax on Sharp’s fee, 5 April 2002
(4) Letter from Patricia Kavanagh relating to Sharp’s novels, 17 May 2004
(5) Letters [4] from Susie Tarr about the development of the Tom Mix project, one noting that they mustn’t have Johnny Depp as ‘Tom’, 2004
(6) Email printout from Jon Eskenas confirming meeting with Bessie Pender, April 2007. Also copies of cuttings about Pender’s story, 1995-2002
(7) Letter from Phillipa relating thoughts of Toa about Alan’s treatment of a film about Island life and relationship with Traders, nd. Also Wikki printout about Kilikiti, Samoan cricket, April 2007
(8) 2 x email printouts relating to the property at Tighnabruaich, April 2007
(9) Email print out from Marilyn Milgrom concerning proposed project ‘Run but you Can’t Hide’, 2010
(10) Letter to Alan which accompanied an unknown draft screenplay, with draft letter on reverse by Sharp to Fiona/Don giving opinion of ‘Doubtful [Soud?], 2010
(11) Unsigned agreement between the New Zealand Film Commission and Alan Sharp, 2011

Scrap books

(1) Scrapbook of news cuttings featuring Sharp, 1962-1965
(2) 'Ethels’ scrapbook’: digitised news cuttings featuring Sharp, 1962-1975

The World Cup

(1) Reports on the matches of the World Cup
(2) Description of the Portugal v England match
(3) Ticket for the Czech Republic-Ghana match

Family tree

Genealogies of 'Kinship of Alan Sharp', 'Maternal ancestors' and 'Paternal ancestors'

Papers on Judaism

(1) Photocopies, pp14-63 of Protocols of Zion, nd
(2) Greenock’s Jewish Community 1880-1940, by Viki McDonnell, with ‘Copy for Alan’ on frontispiece, 2012

Reports

Reports with marks in subjects of mathematics, applied maths, geography, science, engineering, French, history and English. Also notices of leave regulations, visiting times for cadets' relations, and Order of Service for the confirmation of David and other candidates from the College

Waterways of France

Maps:
(1) Carte de la Saone de Saint-Jean-de Losne a Corre, 1954
(2) The inland waterways of France and 'showing the more important waterways of Belgium and Holland, 1959
(3) Carte de la Haute-Seine de Paris a Montereau, 1960
(4) Carte de la Saone de Lyon a Saint-Jean-de Losne, 1963
(5) Carte de la Seine de Paris a la Mer par le canal de Tancarville, 1964
(6) Carte de la Marne de son confluent a Epernay, 1964

Investment papers

(1) Standard Bank of S.A, 1963-1977
(2) Papers relating to Cox's move from Rhodesia to Malta, 1964-1966
(3) Papers relating to property in Malta, 1964-1979
(4) Camperdown Insulation Co (PTY) Ltd correspondence, 1965-1971
(5) Taxation, 1965-1977
(6) Income tax, Malta, 1965-1977
(7) Midland Bank Executor and Trustee Co (CI) Ltd correspondence, 1966-1968
(8) Midland Bank correspondence, 1966-1980
(9) Camperdown Investments (Jersey) Ltd correspondence, 1968-1971
(10) Investment accounts, 1968-1974
(11) Valuations, 1968-1976
(12) Camperdown Investments (Jersey) Ltd correspondence, 1969-1977
(13) Insurance and other papers relating to 'Scottish Simo' and 'Simoni', 1969-1979
(14) Camperdown Insulation Co (PTY) Ltd correspondence, 1971-1975
(15) Caledon SA Nominee income account statements, 1971-1978
(16) Correspondence relating to the sale of 'Scottish Simo', 1972-1975
(17) Midland Bank Trust Co (CI) Ltd correspondence, 1972-1975
(18) Accounts and correspondence with Mourant du Feu & Jeune, advocates, 1974-1979
(19) Camperdown Insulation Co (PTY) Ltd portfolio statements, 1975-1980
(20) Midland Bank Trust Co (Jersey) Ltd correspondence, 1976-1979
(21) Caledon SA statements and correspondence, 1977-1980
(22) Statements and correspondence about valuations and accounts, 1978-1979
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