- 1998 (Creation)
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vi, 56 ff. with insertions ; 210 x 145 mm.
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Diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 1998 with one week to view, giving an account of his daily life and interests and comments on the news (ff. 1-53).
The volume includes references to John Cowper Powys (ff. 1 verso, 26 verso, 33-34, 36 verso), Jon Dressel (ff. 2-17 passim, 22 verso, 38 verso), Ted Hughes (ff. 3 verso, 45), Roland Mathias (f. 10), R. S. Thomas (ff. 11 verso, 23-24, 49), Siân Phillips (ff. 27 recto-verso, 28 verso) and Phyllis Playter (ff. 33, 34, 36 verso) and to the death of Wyn Binding (ff. 1 verso, 7, 8). Also included are details of his trip to St Louis, Missouri, and Pella, Iowa, in April to receive an honorary doctorate (ff. 15 verso-17). Two press cuttings (ff. 42a, 50a) have been tipped into the volume.
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Item: 1.1 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23779B). Action: Condition reviewed. Action identifier: 4196422. Date: 20030207. Authorization: Selected for conservation. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: J. Thomas. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23779B) : F50-51 detached. Institution: WlAbNL.
Item: 1.2 Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23779B). Action: Conserved. Action identifier: 4196422. Date: 20040115. Authorizing institution: NLW. Action agent: D. Williams. Status: Manuscript Volume (NLW MS 23779B) : Reattach f50 & f51, letter and attach label. Institution: WlAbNL.
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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23779B.