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Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999
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Robert Graves letter to Gwyn Jones,

Letter, 4 January 1946, from Robert Graves, Galmpton, nr Brixham, Devon, to Gwyn Jones, in which the sender discusses the literary future of Wales and argues for the Mabinogion as a possible influence on Shakespeare's Tempest.

Graves, Robert, 1895-1985

Letters to Augustus John,

Over one hundred and fifteen letters, [?1899]-1961, to Augustus John from various correspondents (surnames J-K), including Gwen John (5) [c. 1910]-[1925], Ida John (née Nettleship) (20) [?1899]-[1907], Professor Gwyn Jones (1) 1950, James Joyce (1) [1933], Dame Laura Knight (1) 1961, and Oskar Kokoschka (1) 1938.

John, Gwen, 1876-1939

Letters H-J

The file includes letters, 1948-1978, from Michael Holroyd (2), Felix Marti-Ibañez (19), Glyn Jones (3), Gwyn Jones (1) and Richard and Alma Jones (39).

Holroyd, Michael

Letters, 1941-1950

The file comprises letters to David Jones from various people including Sir William Coldstream, Major Alfred A. Longden, Gwyn Jones (2), Glyn Jones (2), Graham Reynolds (2), Stanley Morison (2), Rev. Walter Hussey, Kerrison Preston, David Baxandall (2), Sir Eric Maclagan, Prof. August Closs (5), Robert Buhler, Lady Olwen Carey Evans, George Ewart Evans, Ruth Winawer (2), Thomas Charles Edwards, Nancy Dugdale, Carey Morris, A. H. Williams, Ffransis Payne, Anthony Sylvester, Fr. Illtud Evans, Michael Rothenstein, W. F. Jackson Knight, Anna Kallin and others.

Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999


The series comprises papers, mostly manuscript and typescript adjudications by Glyn Jones, of various, mainly literary, competitions, 1945-1988 (with numerous gaps). A number of adjudications are for competitions at school and chapel eisteddfodau, but also include adjudications of the BBC radio short story competition, 1950-1951, with letters from Gwyn Jones (9), Aneirin Talfan (5) and A. G. Prys-Jones; the Arts Council Poetry Award, 1956, which contains letters from Gwyn Jones (5); a competition sponsored by the Welsh Arts Council to translate a poem by Waldo Williams, 1970, with letters from Elan Closs Roberts (4), T. J. Morgan, Gwyn Williams and Waldo Williams (photocopy, 1963); and the Poetry Society Dylan Thomas Award 1984, with a letter from Susan Hill.

Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999

Gwyn Jones,

Letters to Sam Adams from Professor Gwyn Jones (12) concerning poetry publications, a comparison of Anglo-Irish and Anglo-Welsh poetry, and other literary, academic and personal matters.

Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999

Gwyn Jones Papers,

  • Fonds
  • 1921-1992 /

The literary and academic papers, 1921-1992, of Prof. Gwyn Jones, comprising correspondence, 1936-1991; manuscripts and typescript drafts of his literary works, 1939-1992, including poetry and prose; translations of the Mabinogion and Icelandic sagas, 1921-1991; the history of Scandinavia, 1961-1988; his work as editor of various publications such as The Welsh Review, Welsh Short Stories and the Oxford Book of Welsh Verse in English, 1935-1977; papers relating to the establishment of a national theatre for Wales, 1962-1977; articles, lectures and broadcasts on various topics, 1942-1992; together with some personal papers and publications of other authors.

Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999

The Island of Apples

The file comprises an incomplete typescript with some manuscript amendments, [1963], and correspondence, 1963-1966, 1968, 1971, including draft letters by Glyn Jones, relating to The Island of Apples (London, 1965), together with papers, 1990 and 1992-1994, pertaining to the revised edition (Cardiff, 1992). Most of the letters are from the literary agents, Laurence Pollinger Ltd, and publishers, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, and Gwyn Jones, Elwyn Evans, Kate Roberts, Belinda Humfrey and Roland Mathias are among the correspondents. Also included are related papers regarding the publication of the novel.

Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999

Correspondence : 1948

Includes letters from Gwyn Jones (5); Michael Gardner (6); Glyn Jones; and Howard Sergeant (2). Some letters relate to Roland Mathias's literary works.

Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999

Selected short stories

The file comprises correspondence, 1969-1972, 1974 and 1976, including draft letters by Glyn Jones, relating to Selected short stories (London, 1971), mostly from the literary agents, Laurence Pollinger Ltd, and publishers, J. M. Dent & Sons Ltd, and includes letters from Gwyn Jones (photocopies, 2), and Sam Adams (2). Also included are royalty statements and other related papers.

Jones, Gwyn, 1907-1999