The catalogue of the James and Elizabeth Knowlson Collection is now accessible online. To view the catalogue:

1. Go to
2. Click on the 'Advanced search' option in the left-hand menu.
3. Select 'Beckett Collection' from the check box menu.
4. Type 'JEK' in the Reference box.
5. Click the Search button and a list of 2038 items will be retrieved.

Each item in the collection is briefly described, and usually consists of a folder containing papers such as correspondence and notes. This material was collected by James Knowlson, Emeritus Professor at the University of Reading and author of the celebrated biography of Beckett, Damned To Fame.