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COLLECTION Identifier: MS Eng 943.1

Dylan Thomas miscellaneous papers

Overview

Letters, composition, and notes concerning the Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.

Dates

  • 1942-1967

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Extent

1 linear feet (1 box)

Includes 16 letters from Thomas to Oscar Williams, an autograph first draft and notes for A story, and some notes about Thomas after his death by Terence Fytton Armstrong (John Gawsworth).

Biographical / Historical

Thomas was a Welsh poet.

Physical Location

b

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Received from various sources at various times.

Title
Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953. Dylan Thomas miscellaneous papers, 1942-1967: Guide.
Author
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library
Language of description
und
EAD ID
hou00852

Repository Details

Part of the Houghton Library Repository

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