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MS Eng 943.9

Reavey, George, 1907-1976. George Reavey papers concerning Dylan Thomas, 1936-1939: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 943.9
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Reavey, George, 1907-1976.
Title: George Reavey papers concerning Dylan Thomas,
Date(s): 1936-1939.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence between Welsh poet Dylan Thomas and his friend publisher George Reavey concerning Thomas' work.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

55M-163. Purchased with the Amy Lowell Fund from George Reavey, Esq., 121 West 15th St., New York, New York; received: 1956 March 12.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

George Reavey Papers Concerning Dylan Thomas, 1936-1939 (MS Eng 943.9). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Reavey was the owner and operator of Europa Press and a friend of Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.


The letters were arranged in their present order by George Reavey, who has also supplied a detailed commentary for each piece.

Scope and Contents

Contains Reavey's correspondence with Thomas and others pertaining to the printing and publishing of Thomas's work as well as specimen pages from Thomas' short story "The burning baby."

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