NLW MS 23204D.
Ivor Novello papers,
- 1932-1983 / (Creation)
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Extent and medium
51 ff. Guarded and filed.
Name of creator
The papers were left to Richard Digby Day (see 541, above) by Crispin Thomas in 1989.
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Mr Richard Digby Day; Colchester; Donation; 1994
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Scope and content
Papers relating to David Ivor Davies (Ivor Novello, 1893-1951), composer, actor and playwright, comprising an autograph extract from his play I Liver With You (London, 1932) (ff. 1-6); letters, 1979-1982, from associates of Ivor Novello, received by Crispin Thomas while researching 'Dear Ivor', a theatrical production based on the life of Ivor Novello, first performed at Exeter in 1980 (ff. 7-22); photographs of the Welsh National Opera's production of 'Dear Ivor', 1983 (ff. 23-4); together with a copy of a memorial tribute to Ivor Novello and theatre programmes, 1933-45, of productions of his works.
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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions noted on the 'Modern papers - data protection' form issued with their Readers' Tickets.
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Usual copyright laws apply.
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Title based on contents.
Preferred citation: NLW MS 23204D.
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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales
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Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH
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Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS;