Series 1. - Correspondence,

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  • 1958, 1971-1999. (Creation)

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40 folders, 1 envelope

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Letters sent to Gillian Clarke, together with a number of draft letters and replies by her. They mainly consist of personal letters and those which pertain to her literary career, and include various poets and writers among the correspondents. In addition, some letters relate to poetry workshops and The Anglo-Welsh Review; poems are occasionally enclosed with letters.

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Arranged in thirty-five files at NLW which are divided into three sections: alphabetically according to surname, chronolgically, and letters from individuals or which relate to specific topics. The contents of individual files were mostly arranged by Gillian Clarke.

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Files in the series retain their original titles.


Preferred citation: 1.

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