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A Sense of Time

Corrected galley proofs, [1972], of Raymond Garlick, A Sense of Time: Poems and Antipoems, 1969-1972 (Llandysul, 1972).
The volume contains minor emendations in the hand of the author. Five verses for the poem 'Acclamation' have been crossed through (f. 21) and are omitted from the published volume.

An introduction to Anglo-Welsh Literature

Proofs of the first edition of Raymond Garlick, An Introduction to Anglo-Welsh Literature (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1970), used by the author as copy for the second edition, published 1972.
Each folio consists of two pages printed side-by-side, comprising proofs of the title page and pp. 1-97 (ff. 4-52). These are preceded by a new typescript prologue, dated May 1972 (ff. 1-3) and followed by an author’s note (pasted in on f. 53). Minor corrections and emendations have been supplied by the author in red and black ink; more substantial alterations and additions to the text have been supplied in typescript as paste overs or as paper flaps attached to page margins (ff. 8, 10-11, 13, 28-30, 32, 34, 39, 42, 50).

Correspondence

Twenty-one letters, December 2001, August 2003-June 2005, from Dr Raymond Garlick to Dr Jacques Wirz (ff. 1-21), together with twenty-two corresponding letters, April 2000, July 2003-May 2005, from Wirz to Garlick (ff. 23, 39-48, 56-75).
Also included are Wirz's translations into English of three articles relating to Wales, in German, by Daisy Reck, [2001] (ff. 34-38), [2003] (ff. 50-55), along with cuttings of parts of the articles (ff. 32-33, 49); a transcript, in English, of a Swiss radio programme featuring Reck entitled 'Wales, Land of Magic and Magicians', [2000] (ff. 24-31); and a translation of an article on Reck's late husband, the Swiss journalist Oskar Reck, [2003x2005], taken from Journalismus aus Leidenschaft: Oskar Reck - ein Leben für das Wort, ed. by Roy Oppenheim (Bern, 2003) (ff. 76-83).

Correspondence

Thirteen letters, July 2005-April 2007, from Dr Raymond Garlick to Dr Jacques Wirz (ff. 1-13), together with fifteen corresponding letters, July 2005-June 2007, from Wirz to Garlick (ff. 14-23, 27-32).
The letters include references to Harri Webb (f. 1), Brenda Chamberlain (f. 7), John Petts (f. 7) and R. S. Thomas (f. 8). Also included is a typescript translation into English by Wirz of an article in German, by Daisy Reck, concerning Cader Idris (ff. 24-26).

Correspondence

Fifteen letters, July 1997-June 1999, from Raymond Garlick to Jacques Wirz (ff. 1-18), together with nineteen corresponding letters, August 1997-July 1999, from Dr Wirz (ff. 19-52).
The letters contain references to the referendum on devolution in Wales (ff. 3, 4 verso), the death of Diana, Princess of Wales (ff. 3, 5 verso), Brenda Chamberlain (ff. 5, 25 verso-26), Jon Dressel (ff. 6-12 passim), R. S. Thomas (ff. 8 recto-verso, 11 verso, 12), John Cowper Powys (ff. 11, 36) and Andrew Sachs (f. 14). Garlick's letter dated 21 September 1997 (f. 3) is incomplete; the missing part is now NLW MS 23845D, f. 4.

Correspondence

Five letters, July 2007-June 2008, from Dr Raymond Garlick to Dr Jacques Wirz (ff. 1-5), together with eighteen corresponding letters, July 2007-December 2008, from Wirz to Garlick (ff. 6-26).

Correspondence

Twenty-one letters and cards, July 1999-June 2001, from Raymond Garlick to Dr Jacques Wirz (ff. 1-3, 5-6 verso, 8-27 verso), together with twenty-five corresponding letters and a card, August 1999-June 2001, from Dr Wirz (ff. 28-75 verso).
The letters contain references to John Cowper Powys (ff. 10, 48-51 passim), R. S. Thomas (ff. 15, 21-23 passim, 25 verso, 62 verso), Brenda Chamberlain (ff. 14-15) and Roland Mathias (f. 18). Also included is a photocopy, [?2001], of a letter from Garlick to Daisy [Reck], dated 2 December 1999 (f. 7), three limericks by Garlick (f. 9) and translations into English by Wirz of excerpts from Peter Sager's German language book, Wales (Cologne, 1985) (ff. 33-44); a letter fragment (f. 4) is part of a letter, dated 21 September 1997, now NLW MS 23784D, f. 3.

Correspondence

Eighty-four letters, 1944-1985, to Raymond Garlick from Brenda Chamberlain, 1944-1948, 1957-[1958] (ff. 1-30), Cledwyn Hughes, 1958-1970 (ff. 31-47), A. J. Prys-Jones, 1950-1985 (ff. 48-127), and J[ohn] Redwood-Anderson, 1955-1958 (ff. 128-141), discussing a variety of matters, both personal and work related.
Some of the Brenda Chamberlain letters refer to her life on Bardsey Island.

Chamberlain, Brenda

Correspondence

Thirty letters and a postcard, 1993-1997, from Raymond Garlick to Dr Jacques Wirz of Therwil, near Basel, Switzerland (ff. 1-42), together with forty-two corresponding letters and a Christmas card, 1993-1997, from Dr Wirz (ff. 43-114).

Correspondence

Sixteen letters, August 2001-June 2003, from Raymond Garlick to Dr Jacques Wirz (ff. 42-45, 47-59), together with twenty-five corresponding letters, July 2001-June 2003, from Wirz (ff. 1-41 verso).
The letters contain comments on R. S. Thomas (ff. 1 verso-5 verso passim, 8, 42-44, 59) and Dylan Thomas (ff. 2 verso, 5, 42, 43 recto-verso).

Correspondence with Jacques Wirz

Correspondence, 1947-2008, of Raymond Garlick with Dr Jacques Wirz of Basel, Switzerland, containing mainly personal news, reminiscences and comments on current affairs.

Wirz, Jacques, 1926-

Diary

Diary of Raymond Garlick containing occasional entries for the period 1 January-28 February 1990 (ff. 1-8 verso).

Diary

W.H. Smith diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 1992, with one week to view, giving an account of his daily life, interests, work and comments on the news (ff. 4 verso-42 verso, 44-57).
There are no entries for 23 July-23 August (ff. 33 verso-38). The volume includes references to Jacques Wirz (ff. 4 verso-5 verso, 15, 27, 32), Jon Dressel (ff. 7 verso-30 passim, 42-51 passim), Tony Conran (f. 12 verso), Roland Mathias (f. 13 verso, 20-21, 31 verso, 38 verso, 42 verso), Gwyn Jones (f. 23) and R. S. Thomas (ff. 55 verso-56). He also describes visits to Switzerland, 2-7 January (ff. 4 verso-5 verso), and the Netherlands, 6-12 April (ff. 18 verso-19).

Diary

Diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 1995, with one week to view, giving an account of his daily life, interests, work and comments on the news (ff. 1-53).
The volume includes references to John Cowper Powys (f. 3 verso), Jon Dressel (ff. 5 verso-53 passim), Meic Stephens (ff. 13-41 passim, 47), R. S. Thomas (ff. 14 verso, 42, 51), Andrew Sachs (ff. 22, 23 verso-24, 34), Jacques Wirz (ff. 27-28, 48) and Gwynfor Evans (ff. 28 verso, 35 verso), as well as to the illness and death of Glyn Jones (ff. 9 verso-16 verso passim) and the disposition of his papers (ff. 17-47 passim). A few newspaper cuttings have been pasted into the volume (ff. 1, 7, 47).

Diary

Diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 2000 with two days to a page, giving an account of his daily life and interests and comments on the news (ff. 7 verso-112).
The volume includes references to Lynette Roberts (f. 23 recto-verso), Jon Dressel (ff. 32 verso-33, 45, 64 verso, 68 verso-70, 73 recto-verso, 97, 103) and to R. S. Thomas, who died in September (ff. 9, 24 verso, 84 verso-6 verso, 97 verso, 112). Also included is a short summary of the previous year's events, written 31 December 1999 (ff. 6 verso-7 verso). Various cuttings have been pasted into the volume (inside front cover and ff. 24 verso, 42, 76, 91, 95 verso) and a passport application receipt tipped in at the end (f. 115).

Diary

Diary of Raymond Garlick, Blaenau Ffestiniog, for 1957, with two days to a page, containing entries for 27 December 1956-31 December 1957 (pp. 4-215), mostly concerning personal and family matters, his writing and broadcasting, teaching at Ffestiniog County School and his activities in the Catholic Church.
There are references throughout to Garlick's literary and other friends, most notably John Cowper Powys and his wife Phyllis Playter, including preparations for a radio broadcast on Powys in which Garlick participated (pp. 4-150 passim, 183, 186-187). Among the school pupils mentioned are Grey Evans (the actor), who, with his father, accompanied Garlick on an Easter trip to Rome (pp. 8, 44, 46, 67-72, 152), and former pupil Bruce [Griffiths] (p. 11). Incidents recounted include a row with the artist Frederick Konekamp (p. 45), and Dyfnallt Morgan winning the crown at the National Eisteddfod, with Aneirin Talfan [Davies]'s comments on the Gorsedd (p. 131). The family briefly took in as a lodger Susan Russell, Viscountess Amberley, the daughter of the poet Vachel Lindsay and estranged wife of Bertrand Russell's son (pp. 183-199 passim). The volume contains fair copies of parts of three poems, comprising the first verse of 'Monsignor Tudor' (p. 95), four verses of 'Therapy' (p. 101) and a prayer, 'Heart of Jesus, in you I place…' (p. 144); 'Monsignor Tudor' was collected in A Sense of Europe: Collected Poems 1954-1968 (Llandysul, 1968), p. 85. The volume also contains various cuttings, memoranda and accounts (pp. 1, 3, 125, 220-237 and inside back cover).

Diary

Diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 1991, with one week to a view, giving an account of his daily life, interests, work and comments on the news (ff. 8 verso-60 verso).
The volume includes references to Jon Dressel (ff. 11 verso-54 passim), R. S. Thomas (ff. 15 verso, 16 verso, 18, 19 verso, 20 verso, 33 verso, 59), Tony Conran (f. 18 verso), Daniel Huws (ff. 23 verso, 25), Gareth Wardell (f. 29 verso), Roland Mathias (ff. 31 verso, 32 verso, 47 verso, 53) and the Dock Leaves Group (f. 32 verso). It also describes a visit to Amsterdam, Netherlands, 12-16 April (ff. 23 recto-verso) and a cruise, 3-18 September, of the Eastern Mediterranean, calling at various locations in Greece, Turkey and Italy (ff. 43 verso-45 verso).

Diary

Oxfam Desk Diary 1996, with one week to view, belonging to Raymond Garlick, giving an account of his daily life, interests, work and comments on the news (ff. 1 verso-16 verso, 19-55 verso).
The volume includes references to Gordon Stuart (f. 2), Don Dale-Jones (ff. 6, 27 verso, 28 verso), Brenda Chamberlain (ff. 8 recto-verso), Leslie Norris (f. 9), Jon Dressel (ff. 20, 23, 25, 32 verso-36 verso passim, 47 verso-49), Sam Adams (ff. 23, 24), R. S. Thomas (ff. 26, 31 verso, 36 verso, 47-50 passim, 54), Wyn Binding (ff. 29 verso, 38 verso-46 passim), Jacques Wirz (ff. 31-36 verso passim, 53), Gwynfor Evans (f. 34), Kusha Petts (f. 43) and Roland Mathias (ff. 48 verso-49 verso). A few newspaper cuttings have been pasted into the volume (ff. 8, 17, 25, 31).

Diary

W.H. Smith diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 1988, with one day to a page, giving an account of his daily life and interests, reminiscences and comments on the news (ff. 7-189 verso).
The volume includes references to Jon Dressel (ff. 9-164 passim), A. G. Prys-Jones (ff. 13, 183), Don Dale-Jones (ff. 13, 16 verso, 27, 41 verso), Brenda Chamberlain (ff. 16, 34), Elwyn Davies (ff. 17 verso, 171 verso, 189 verso), R. S. Thomas (ff. 20 verso, 40, 46, 71 verso-72, 83 recto-verso, 87 verso, 113, 189), Robert Minhinnick (ff. 24 verso, 35, 37 verso, 153 verso), Gillian Clarke (ff. 30, 32), Roland Mathias (ff. 34, 93 verso, 160 verso), Euros Bowen (f. 54), Jacques Wirz (ff. 72 verso, 90, 107-109 verso, 152 verso), Tony Conran (ff. 77 verso, 105 verso), Gwynfor Evans (ff. 99, 103 verso, 120), James Nicholas (f. 110), Gareth Wardell (ff. 77 verso, 126), Patrick Crotty (ff. 148, 160) and Daniel Huws (f. 170 verso), and to the birth of his grand-daughter, Alys, on 13 May (f. 73 verso). There is also a description of his cruise, in April, of the Eastern Mediterranean, including visits to Classical sites including six of the Seven Wonders of the World (ff. 55-62).

Diary

Diary of Raymond Garlick for the year 1987, with one day to a page, giving an account of his daily life and interests, reminiscences and comments on the news (ff. 3-186).
The volume includes references to Andrew Sachs (ff. 4 recto-verso, 55, 56 verso-57, 71 verso, 152 verso, 162 verso, 167-168), Gwynfor Evans (ff. 4 verso, 103), R. S. Thomas (ff. 7 verso, 46, 181), Tony Bianchi (f. 46 verso), Tom Paulin (ff. 45 verso, 46 verso), John Petts (f. 55 verso), Glyn Jones (f. 106), Brenda Chamberlain (ff. 106, 116, 117 verso), Jon Dressel (ff. 22-157 passim), Elwyn Davies (f. 124), Belinda Humfrey (ff. 144, 179 verso-180), Tony Conran (f. 165 verso), Jacques Wirz (ff. 13, 146 verso-149) and Roland Mathias (ff. 7 verso, 22, 34, 91, 104, 144). He also describes visits to the Netherlands (ff. 123-125) and Switzerland (ff. 146 verso-149). Also included are a few notes and cash accounts (ff. 188-189 verso, 195) while a few cuttings have been pasted into the volume.

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