File NLW MS 23774B. - Diary

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NLW MS 23774B.




  • 1993 (Creation)

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vi, 64 ff. ; 210 x 145 mm.

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Help Desk Diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 1993, with one week to view, giving an account of his daily life, interests, work and comments on the news, 28 December 1992-31 December 1993 (ff. 2 verso-55).
There are no entries for 15-21 March (ff. 13 verso-14). The volume includes references to R. S. Thomas (ff. 4 verso, 12 verso, 46, 53 verso, 55), Seamus Heaney (f. 5 verso), Jon Dressel (ff. 7-12 verso passim, 24 verso-28 verso passim, 40 verso-44), Roland Mathias (ff. 7 verso, 10 verso-11), Jacques Wirz (ff. 27 verso-37 verso passim, 52) and the Dock Leaves Group (f. 7 verso). He also describes visits to Malta, 29 December 1992-5 January 1993 (ff. 2 verso-3 verso, with additional notes on ff. 1 verso-2), Tenerife, 16-26 April 1993 (ff. 18-19 verso), and the Netherlands, 15-18 October 1993 (ff. 44 recto-verso). Ephemera found loose inside the volume have been tipped in at the end (ff. 62 verso-64 verso).

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Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23774B). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4192714. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23774B) : Three loose items. Institution: WlAbNL.

Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23774B). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4192714. Date: 20040115. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23774B) : Hinged in loose items and attached lettered label to spine. Institution: WlAbNL.


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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23774B.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23774B.