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Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953.
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Dyddiadur T. Llew Jones ar gyfer 1977, sy'n cynnwys cofnodion yn ymwneud â'i ddiddordebau a'i fywyd bob dydd; ceir hefyd nodiadau hunangofiannol gan yr awdur (ff. 78, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90) ac englyn ganddo (f. 42). = Diary of T. Llew Jones, for 1977, giving an account of his daily life and interests; there are also autobiographical notes by the author (ff. 78, 82, 84, 86, 88, 90) and an englyn (f. 42).
Cynhwysa'r gyfrol gyfeiriadau at John Alun Jones (passim), Donald Evans (ff. 9, 44 verso, 61 verso, 63, 69 recto-verso), Dic Jones (passim), a bedd Dylan Thomas, gydag englyn iddo (ff. 41 verso-2). = The volume contains references to John Alun Jones (passim), Donald Evans (ff. 9, 44 verso, 61 verso, 63, 69 recto-verso), Dic Jones (passim), and Dylan Thomas's grave, with an englyn to him (ff. 41 verso-2).

T. Llew Jones.

Papers relating to Fatal neglect,

  • NLW ex 2681(i & ii).
  • Ffeil
  • [2006]-[2008].

Research papers, [2006]-[2008], of the donor David N. Thomas for his book Fatal neglect : who killed Dylan Thomas? published by Seren in 2008, concerning the circumstances of the poet's death, including material photocopied mainly from sources at the Special Collections, University of Delaware Library, and also at the Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center at the University of Texas at Austin.

Thomas, David N.

Essays, articles and reviews,

Papers, [1986]-[2001], including offprints of the articles 'The universal penman' [Clough Williams-Ellis], 'John Ryder' and 'Letters from the Romans' by Jonah Jones published in Matrix [annual review for printers and bibliophiles], and a copy of Mark Jones, Contemporary British medals (1986), with a photograph of the bronze medal of Dylan Thomas (1975) designed by Jonah Jones.

William Killick,

  • NLW Facs 999.
  • Ffeil
  • 2001, [2005].

Papers relating to the incident when SOE commando William Killick fired bullets into Majoda, New Quay, in 1945 and was later charged with, but acquitted, of the attempted murder of Dylan Thomas and friends. Also included are papers from the Foreign Office relating to William Killick and his own account of his war experiences in Greece, from where he had just returned when the shooting happened.

Golden Grove publishers,

Correspondence and papers, 1987-1989, relating to John Petts's work for the Golden Grove Book Company Ltd, including nine letters from Lynn Hughes, together with notes and draft illustrations by Petts. Amongst the latter are papers relating to the republication of Ivor Thomas, Top Sawyer (1988), and sketches for a proposed but unpublished volume of 'Laugharne Poems' by Dylan Thomas, with a draft layout of the book by its designer, Nicholas Thirkell.

John Petts, Lynn Hughes and others.

Caitlin Thomas letters to Mary Keene,

  • NLW MS 23764E.
  • Ffeil
  • 1944-1957 /

Thirty-five letters, 1944-1957, to the artists' model Mary Keene, comprising twenty-three from her friend Caitlin Thomas, 1945-1954 (ff. 1-30), six from the latter's sister Brigit Marnier, 1944-1949 (ff. 33-43), and six from Florence Thomas, mother of Dylan Thomas, 1954-1957 (ff. 44-53), all containing personal and family news.
Also included is a letter, 11 October 1950, to Caitlin Thomas from her domestic help, Dolly Long of Laugharne (ff. 31-32). There are numerous references to Dylan Thomas (ff. 1 verso-10 passim, 19, 20 27 verso) and his funeral (ff. 43-44) and to Caitlin (in addition to her own letters) (ff. 36 verso, 44-54 passim). There are also references to Laurie Lee (f. 16 verso), Anthony Devas (f. 23 verso), Louis MacNeice (f. 45 verso) and Daniel Jones (f. 47 verso).

Thomas, Caitlin

Dylan Thomas miscellanea,

  • NLW MS 21979D.
  • Ffeil
  • 1971-1983.

Miscellaneous printed material, 1971-1983, relating to Dylan Thomas, in particular to the laying of the memorial stone in Westminster Abbey, 1982, including photographs of the unveiling ceremony, and to the opening of the Dylan Thomas Theatre in Swansea, 1983.

Letters to John Davenport

  • NLW MS 14934E.
  • Ffeil
  • 1939-1966

Eighty letters, 1939-1966, to John Davenport, literary critic and friend of Dylan Thomas, much of the correspondence relating to literary matters (ff. 1-91). There are references to Thomas throughout, including detailed (and contrasting) accounts, by John Malcolm Brinnin (ff. 12-13) and George Reavey (ff. 71-72 verso), of events surrounding his death.
The correspondents include Kingsley Amis, 1955-1965 (ff. 1-6), John Malcolm Brinnin, 1952-1953 (ff. 11-13), Walford Davies, 1963-1965 (ff. 16-23), Constantine FitzGibbon, 1950-1966 (ff. 27-52), Glyn Jones, March-April 1965 (ff. 57-59), T. H. Jones, 9 November 1961 (f. 60), George Reavey, [November 1953] (ff. 71-72), Roger Roughton, 1939-1940 (ff. 73-80), Caitlin Thomas, 1947-[?1952] (ff. 81-85, including a postcard also signed by Dylan Thomas), and Vernon Watkins, 1956-1965 (ff. 86-90). Also included are further papers relating to Dylan Thomas, comprising manuscript notes by Davenport, [1956x1966] (ff. 92-100); a postcard, [?1950], to Thomas from Jack Lindsay in Prague (f. 101); a typescript, 10 November 1953, of a radio obituary to Thomas by Davenport (ff. 102-104); a typescript article, [mid-1950s], on Thomas by Davenport (ff. 105-114); and press cuttings, 1954-1965 (ff. 115-121). A typescript table of contents is ff. i-iii. Three of the Kingsley Amis letters (ff. 1, 2, 4) are published in The Letters of Kingsley Amis, ed. by Zachary Leader (London, 2000) (pp. 448-50, 464-5, 527-8).

Davenport, John, 1908-1966.

Country Magazine script,

  • NLW ex 2759.
  • Ffeil
  • 1948.

A script, 1948, featuring the Isle of Thanet in the 'Country Magazine' series, a BBC Home Service transmission, with Dylan Thomas introducing the programme.

Bill W. Murphy,

Bound typescript (photocopy), [1965x1968], of a paper by B. W. Murphy, entitled 'Creation and destruction. Notes on Dylan Thomas'; together with an offprint of an article based on this work published in the British Journal of Medical Psychology, 41, (1968), pp. 149-167; three related letters, 1964-1965, from the author to Vernon Watkins; and an undated typescript copy of an unsigned letter by Dylan Thomas to Marguerite Caetani.


Seven telegrams, 1942-1947, from Dylan Thomas to his friend, the writer and art critic, Thomas Wade Earp, regarding arrangements for meetings; together with a telegram, 1944, from Caitlin Thomas to TWE.

On Dylan Thomas,

Autograph and typescript drafts, 1948-1967, of published poetry and published and unpublished prose by Vernon Watkins, mostly composed following the death of Dylan Thomas in 1953, including drafts of Vernon Watkins's poem 'Elegy for the Latest Dead', 1954, and two unfinished poems by Dylan Thomas, 'Elegy' and 'In Country Heaven', completed by Vernon Watkins; and radio scripts, lecture notes, draft reviews and articles by him relating to Dylan Thomas and his work.

Vernon Watkins.

Letters to Dylan Thomas,

Nineteen letters, notes and postcards to Dylan Thomas, 1952-1953, mainly concerning work, publications and his last trip to America (ff. 1-19), and copies of contracts, 1951-1953 (ff. 20-28).
The correspondents include John [Brinnin], September-[October] [1953], J[ohn] D[avenport], 23 June 1953, Francis Dillon, 22 September 1953, John Griffiths, 21 September 1953, David [Higham], 9 October 1952, Fred [Janes], [13] August 1953, Donald A. Kershaw, 16 June 1953, Arabel J. Porter, 28 September 1953, Liz Reitell, 4 June [1953], Ceri Richards, [?April] 1953, Amos Vogel, June-August 1953, Boris [Watson], [early 1953], and Oscar [Williams], 31 July 1953. There is also a note, 19 October 1953, from 'Evelyn', suggesting he contact the film director Edgar G. Ulmer (f. 5), and a note from Pearn, Pollinger & Higham to Caitlin Thomas, 30 June 1953 (f. 13). There are miscellaneous notes by Dylan Thomas on ff. 1 verso, 4 verso, 8 and 11 verso. The contracts relate to the proposed publications 'American Journal', 19 December 1951 (ff. 20-21), 'Welsh Fairy Tales and Legends', 23 February 1953 (ff. 22-24), and 'Under Milk Wood', 24 July 1953 (ff. 27-28), and to a recording session for Caedmon Publishers, 17 May 1953 (ff. 25-26). Also included is a bank statement, 22 June 1953 (f. 29), and his Temporary Entry Permit into the USA, 20 October 1953 (f. 30).

Dylan Thomas papers,

  • NLW MS 21978E.
  • Ffeil
  • 1964-1983.

Correspondence and papers, 1980-1982, relating to the laying of a memorial stone to Dylan Thomas in Poets' Corner at Westminster Abbey, together with papers relating to the presentation of the first Dylan Thomas Award, 1983 (ff. 130-3) and two letters, 1964, to Mervyn Levy concerning the poet (ff. 134-6). The correspondents include Daniel Jones (3) 1982, John Ormond (4) 1981, Aeronwy Thomas-Ellis (15 draft and copy letters) 1981-1982, and Llewelyn Thomas (2) 1982.