File A3/2/3. - Daniel Jones and David Higham,

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Daniel Jones and David Higham,


  • 1953-1954 and 1958. (Creation)

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Correspondence, 1953-1954 and 1958, comprising twenty-two mainly typescript letters, mostly from the literary agent David Higham, of Pearn, Pollinger & Higham Ltd, to Daniel Jones, and including five replies (two unsigned) from Daniel Jones, one being a 9 ff. draft letter. Among the topics discussed are the collection of Dylan Thomas letters, edited by Daniel Jones and Vernon Watkins; the publication of a collection of radio talks by Dylan Thomas; the radio production of 'Under Milk Wood'; the publication of Under Milk Wood in Mademoiselle, the serialisation of the work in the Sunday Observer, the edition published by Dent containing a preface by Daniel Jones, and the Acting Edition of the play; incidental music to Under Milk Wood, including the composer's rights; the poet's papers in America; the circumstances surrounding his death; and Caitlin Thomas.

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Preferred citation: A3/2/3.

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  • Text: A3/2/3 (Box 3).