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Vernon Watkins Manuscripts,
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Ballad of the Deluge,

Autograph and typescript drafts, [1920s]-[1950s], by Vernon Watkins of a long, apparently unpublished poem entitled 'Ballad of the Deluge'.

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Ballad of the Fall of Sodom,

Autograph and typescript drafts, [1950s]-1966, of a long, apparently unpublished poem by Vernon Watkins entitled 'Ballad of the Fall of Sodom'.

Vernon Watkins.

Correspondence and papers,

Some sixty-five letters, 1944-1967, to Vernon Watkins from various correspondents, who include Aneirin Talfan Davies (1) 1963, Winifred Ellerman (Bryher) (1) 1953, Constantine Fitzgibbon (7, copies of extracts) 1964-1965, Mervyn Levy (1) 1957, and...

Correspondence, A-G

Over a hundred letters, 1938-1968, to Vernon Watkins, with a few addressed to Mrs Gwen Watkins, from various correspondents (surnames A-G), including Douglas Cleverdon (14) 1958-1968, Cyril Connolly (1) 1947, T. S. Eliot (1 transcript) 1947, and R...

Correspondence, H-O

Some ninety-eight letters, 1939-1976, to Vernon Watkins, with a few addressed to Mrs Gwen Watkins, from various correspondents (surnames H-O), including Michael Hamburger (12, including two poems) 1949-1967, Alfred Janes (4) 1949-1967, Dr Daniel J...

Correspondence, P-R

Some eighty-two letters, 1937-1977, to Vernon Watkins, with a few addressed to Mrs Gwen Watkins, from various correspondents (surnames P-R), including Keidrych Rhys (22, with one copy letter from Vernon Watkins) 1937-1956, and Ceri Richards (26, t...

Correspondence, S-W

Some ninety-three letters, 1939-1968, mostly to Vernon Watkins, with one to Dorothy Watkins, 1968, from various correspondents (surnames S-W), including Roberto Sanesi (3) 1957-1968, M. J. Tambimuttu (4) 1940-1964, and Grace Williams (12) 1965-196...

Diary,

Printed diary for 1966, containing a few notes of appointments from July onwards.

Vernon Watkins.

Drafts for Ballad of the Mari Lwyd etc.,

Manuscript and typescript drafts by Vernon Watkins for poems in Ballad of the Mari Lwyd and other poems (1941), The lamp and the veil (1945), The lady with the unicorn (1948), The death bell: poems and ballads (1954), and Cypress and Acacia (1959).

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Early poems,

Exercise book containing draft poems, 1927, apparently unpublished, composed by Vernon Watkins during a stay in Rome, some being related to those in NLW MSS 22444B and 22459E.

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Early poems,

Exercise book containing drafts by Vernon Watkins of two long poems entitled 'Youth Confined: Extracts from an Unfinished Poem', chiefly composed in 1928, and 'Fragments for a Humorous Poem', both apparently unpublished.

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Early poems,

Miscellaneous autograph and typescript drafts, 1924-1930, of shorter, apparently unpublished poems by Vernon Watkins.

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Journal and poems,

Exercise book containing Vernon Watkins's journal of travels in Belgium and Germany in 1931, together with draft poems, 1931-1936, all apparently unpublished.

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Light verse and prose,

Autograph and typescript drafts, [c. 1944]-1967, of light verse, acrostics and poems for children by Vernon Watkins, composed 1925-1967 (ff. 1-85), together with drafts for published articles, lectures and radio talks, 1948-[1964] (f. 86-138).Most...

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Modern Poetry lectures

Notebook containing autograph drafts, September 1966, of a series of eight lectures entitled 'Modern Poetry Lectures', apparently given by Vernon Watkins at the University College of Swansea.The lecture notes contain references to variou...

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Notebook,

Exercise book, [?1941]-1967, of Vernon Watkins, containing bibliographical lists of his published prose (f. 3), of poems published in periodicals and anthologies (ff. 88 verso-96, 97 verso-98 verso) and of translations (ff. 96 verso-97).The volume...

Vernon Watkins.

Notebook,

Notebook, [?1948]-1967, of Vernon Watkins, containing bibliographical lists of his poems published in Italy (inside front cover, f. 1) and poems and translations sent for publication in America (ff. 1 verso-11).

Vernon Watkins.

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