File NLW MS 23709C. - R. S. Thomas letters

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NLW MS 23709C.


R. S. Thomas letters


  • 1972-1984 (Creation)

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14 ff.

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Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Colin Huggett; Tregarth; Purchase; February 1998; B1998/8.

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Scope and content

Fourteen letters and cards, 1972-1984, from the poet R. S. Thomas to various correspondents, mainly in response to requests that he sign copies of his books.
The recipients include Colin Huggett, 1973-1980 (ff. 7-10), and Satish Kumar, 1984 (f. 11, photocopy).

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Arranged alphabetically by recipient.

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Conditions governing access

Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.

Conditions governing reproduction

Usual copyright laws apply. Information regarding the ownership of R. S. Thomas copyright can be found at (viewed May 2009).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23709C.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH


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Dates of creation revision deletion

May 2009.


  • English



Archivist's note

Description revised by Rhys Morgan Jones.

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  • Text: NLW MS 23709C.