Item NLW MS 23925E, ff. 44-49. - Helen Thomas essay on her love of nature,

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NLW MS 23925E, ff. 44-49.

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Helen Thomas essay on her love of nature,

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  • [early 1920s] / (Creation)

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6 ff.

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Roy Davids Ltd; Oxford; Purchase (with f. 43); April 2006; 004453105.

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Autograph draft by Helen Thomas, [early 1920s], of a possibly unpublished lyrical work about her love of nature in general and of hills and mountains in particular.
References to Kent and the River Darent (ff. 44-45) show that the work was written while Thomas lived at Otford in Kent in the years after her husband's death. There are also references to the Sussex Downs (f. 45 recto-verso) and to her 1919 visit to Scotland (ff. 46-49 verso) and to Glen [?Ample, Perthshire] (f. 49) (see Helen Thomas, Time & Again, ed. by Myfanwy Thomas (Manchester, 1978), pp. 126-127).

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Usual copyright laws apply. Information regarding ownership of Helen Thomas copyright can be found at http://tyler.hrc.utexas.edu/ (viewed February 2011).

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English.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23925E, ff. 44-49.

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vtls004453105

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23925E, ff. 44-49.