File BB/19 - Correspondence

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  • [1974]-2005, 2009-2011 (Creation)

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Correspondence comprising letters and cards sent between Gwyneth Lewis and friends, family, colleges, editors and other writers concerning personal, social and literary matters, including the performance and publication of her work, her posts at Girton and Stanford, together with associated press cuttings and poems by Dannie Abse and others, as well as a letter to Gwyneth Lewis’s parents from her aunt and uncle containing press cuttings, letters, cards, notes and ephemera relating to her life and career, including a typescript copy of her poem 'Bri'.

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Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 2018 and the General Data Protection Regulation 2018 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

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  • English
  • Welsh

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  • Text: Gwyneth Lewis Papers BB/19 (Box 21)