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Jones, Glyn, 1905-1995
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John Petts retrospective exhibition

Eleven letters, 1975, to John Petts relating to a retrospective exhibition of his work held at the Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, including letters of appreciation from Kyffin Williams, John Piper, Lord Snowdon, Glyn Jones, Gwynfor Evans, Moelwyn Merchant and George Thomas, Viscount Tonypandy, together with a typescript draft of the catalogue and a draft of the cover design by John Petts.

Williams, Kyffin, 1918-2006

Letters to Elwyn Davies

  • NLW MS 21711E.
  • File
  • 1934-1981

Letters to Elwyn Davies, translator and poet, from literary friends. They contain personal news and observations on the correspondents' own writing, on Anglo-Welsh literature and on current affairs in Wales. The main correspondents are Raymond Garlick (44) 1963-1980, Glyn Jones (23) 1934, 1944-1981, and Roland Mathias (7) 1965-1972.

Davies, Elwyn, 1912-1994

Letters to Elwyn Davies,

  • NLW MS 23134D
  • File
  • 1981-1993.

Letters to Elwyn Davies (1912-1994), journalist, teacher, translator and poet, from his friends Glyn Jones (29) 1981-93, Raymond Garlick (36) 1981-93, and Leslie Norris (1) 1988, containing personal news as well as comments on their own work and that of other Anglo-Welsh writers.

Davies, Elwyn, 1912-1994

Miscellaneous papers

Miscellaneous papers of, or relating to, Idris Davies. They include a draft poem, [c. 1945], by Idris Davies; comments by him, dated November 1936, on A. E. Housman, More Poems (London, 1936); and a typescript radio talk, entitled 'The valleys revisited', broadcast 1943. Also included is a postcard from Idris Davies, 1935, two letters to him, 1952 and 1956, and twenty-six letters relating to him, 1954-1983, addressed to the Rev. Islwyn Jenkins, Carmarthen, and including letters from T. S. Eliot, 1955 (f. 23), Glyn Jones, 1954-1968 (ff. 30-33 verso), and Vernon Watkins, 1956 (f. 50).

Jenkins, Islwyn

Letters H-J

The file includes letters, 1948-1978, from Michael Holroyd (2), Felix Marti-IbaƱez (19), Glyn Jones (3), Gwyn Jones (1) and Richard and Alma Jones (39).

Holroyd, Michael

Correspondence : 1977

Includes letters from Glyn Jones (6); Alan Rudrum; Gillian Clarke (9); Raymond Garlick (5); John Davies (11); Meic Stephens (17); Emyr Humphreys (4); Belinda Humfrey; David Blamires; John Tripp (3, including a typescript copy of the poem 'View from the Gap'); Dora Polk (5); Gerard Casey (6); John Ormond (3); Bedwyr Lewis Jones (2); Dannie Abse (2); J. P. Ward; Ruth Bidgood (9); Jon Dressel (2); Leslie Norris; Harri Webb (2); Rhys Davies; Sally Roberts Jones; John Stuart Williams; Sam Adams; Ray Howard-Jones (2); and Jeremy Hooker.

Jones, Glyn, 1905-1995

Correspondence : 1960

Includes letters from Glyn Jones (2); Raymond Garlick (15); L. Alun Page; R. George Thomas (3); Alun Oldfield-Davies (7); Arthur Giardelli; Gerallt Jones (letter addressed to Raymond Garlick); Nan Davies (2); David Eccles; E. Howard Harris (letter addressed to Raymond Garlick); Gwyn Jones (3); A. O. H. Jarman; and D. Tecwyn Lloyd (letter addressed to Raymond Garlick).

Jones, Glyn, 1905-1995

Correspondence : 1949

Includes letters from Glyn Jones (10); Michael Gardner (5); Howard Sergeant (3); and Gwyn Jones. Some letters relate to lectures by Roland Mathias and his literary works.

Jones, Glyn, 1905-1995

Correspondence : 1943

Includes letters from Glyn Jones; and Wil Ifan (addressesd to Rev. Evan Mathias). Some letters pertain to Roland Mathias's contribution to a March on the mountains, and his volume of poetry Days enduring.

Jones, Glyn, 1905-1995

Event papers 1982: Literary quiz

The file contains correspondence, quiz papers and various other papers relating to the literary quiz night held at the Oriel in Cardiff. Many prominent writers contributed rounds and there are letters from Glyn Jones, Roland Mathias, Peter Finch, John Tripp, Meic Stephens and others.

Jones, Glyn, 1905-1995

Membership papers: nomination correspondence 1980-1981

The file contains correspondence regarding proposed changes to membership structure together with a draft report on membership by Glyn Jones. Correspondents include G. O. Jones, Roland Mathias and Belinda Humfery who had specific complaints about the present system. The file also contains a few election nomination forms.

Jones, Glyn, 1905-1995