File NLW MS 23422E. - Letters,

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NLW MS 23422E.




  • 1956-1978. (Creation)

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235 ff. Guarded and filed.

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Over a hundred letters, 1956-78, to Keidrych Rhys from various correspondents (surnames T-W), mainly in his capacity as editor of Wales and Welsh correspondent of The People, together with poems, short stories and essays submitted to him for publication. The correspondents and contributors include George Thomas (1) 1961, Ned Thomas (1) [1959], the Reverend E. Meurig Walters (1, with sixteen poems) 1955, Vernon Watkins (3) 1957-9, Harri Webb (16, with one poem and a book review) 1957-64, and Angus Wilson (1) 1968.

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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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The contents of NLW MSS 22853-23691 are indexed in greater detail in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, vol. 9 (Aberystwyth, 2003).

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23422E.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23422E.