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English poetry -- Welsh authors -- 20th century
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Idris Davies manuscripts

  • GB 0210 MSIDRDAV
  • Fonds
  • [late 1920s]-1983

Papers, [late 1920s]-1983, of, or relating to, Idris Davies and including drafts of his poetic anthologies Gwalia Deserta (London, 1938), The Angry Summer (London, 1943), and Tonypandy and Other Poems (London, 1945); proofs of Selected Poems (Lond...

Davies, Idris

Notes for poetry readings,

Autograph and typescript notes and drafts, 1953-1967, by Vernon Watkins for introductions to readings of his own poetry and that of others.

Vernon Watkins.

Letters and poems,

  • NLW MS 23474C.
  • File
  • 1976-1977

Five letters, 1976-7, from the poet R. S. Thomas to Christopher Carrell, Sunderland, mainly relating to a collection of his poems, The way of it (Sunderland: Ceolfrith Press, 1977); together with typescript copies of the eighteen poems concerned, ...

Thomas, R. S. (Ronald Stuart), 1913-2000

Talks and lectures,

Autograph and typescript notes and drafts, 1947-1967, for talks and lectures by Vernon Watkins on subjects including the translation of poetry, poetry in English, including his own, and the art of Ceri Richards.

Vernon Watkins.

Drawings & notes,

Miscellaneous drawings by Ceri Richards comprising a Christmas card, c. 1930; a series of nine preliminary sketches, [November 1953], in pencil and ink, for the decorations executed by him on four copies of the first edition of Dylan Thomas's...

Ceri and Frances Richards.

Notes for his father's 'Elegy'

  • NLW MS 23992E.
  • File
  • 1953

One page of untitled holograph notes by Dylan Thomas, 1953, written whilst composing his last poem, the unfinished 'Elegy' to his father, David John (D.J.) Thomas, who died on 16 December 1952.The work first appeared in print, as a '...

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953


Papers of Raymond Garlick, 1944-2005, comprising poetry, 1951-1999; letters, 1944-2003, from Elwyn Davies, Jonah Jones, Brenda Chamberlain, Cledwyn Hughes, A. G. Prys-Jones and others; and diaries and travel journals, 1950, 1956-1957, 1987-1998, 2...

George Ewart Evans Papers,

  • GB 0210 GEOANS
  • Fonds
  • [1866x1988] (accumulated [1922x1988]) /

Papers of George Ewart Evans, including manuscripts, typescripts and proofs of poetry, short stories, children's literature, a drama, oral history and autobiographical material, 1932-1986; illustrations, including drawings and photographs, [1...

Evans, George Ewart.

Dannie Abse Manuscripts,

  • GB 0210 MSDABSE
  • Fonds
  • 1962-1983 /

Papers, 1962-1983, of Dannie Abse, comprising autograph and typescript drafts of poems, plays (including a dramatisation of his poem 'Funland', later titled 'Pythagoras'), essays, and television and radio scripts.

Abse, Dannie.