File NLW MS 23381D. - Letters, &c.

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NLW MS 23381D.


Letters, &c.


  • 1936-1969 (Creation)

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49 ff.

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Twenty-six letters and cards, 1961-1969, from Brenda Chamberlain to Alan Clodd of Enitharmon Press, relating mainly to the publication of her Poems with Drawings (1969) and Alun Lewis and the Making of the Caseg Broadsheets (1969). Also included are a few sketches, poems and photographs, 1936-1969, presented by Chamberlain to Clodd.

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  • English

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

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For the other side of the correspondence see NLW MS 21524E, ff. 86-136, and for related letters to John Petts see NLW MS 23207E, ff. 177-8, 180-1. A proof copy of Alun Lewis and the Making of the Caseg Broadsheets, and printed publicity material, 1968, for the staging of her play 'The Protagonists' in Bangor, acquired with the letters, are NLW ex 1665.

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Preferred citation: NLW MS 23381D.

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Llyfrgell Genedlaethol Cymru = The National Library of Wales

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  • Text: NLW MS 23381D.