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MS Eng 943, 943.2-.3

Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953. Dylan Thomas papers, 1936-1954: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Eng 943, 943.2-.3
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Thomas, Dylan, 1914-1953.
Title: Dylan Thomas papers,
Date(s): 1936-1954.
Quantity: 1 collection (.5 linear feet (1 box)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Correspondence, literary drafts, photographs and a drawing by Welsh poet Dylan Thomas.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

54M-125. Gift of Oscar Williams, 35 Water Street New York City; received: 1954 December 9.

Conditions Governing Access:

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

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Dylan Thomas Papers, 1936-1954 (MS Eng 943, 943.2-.3). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Thomas was a Welsh poet.

Arrangement

Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains worksheets of Thomas' poems in various stages including drafts for Prologue. Other manuscripts include Adventures in the skin trade and Memories of early days. Letters include correspondence with his New York City friend, the poet and critic Oscar Williams. Also contains a few letters by Caitlin Thomas; photographs of Thomas, Williams, and Gene Derwood; and a drawing by Thomas.

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