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Correspondence files (post 1972), 1976-2004

MS. 6681/55

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  1. Folder: 'C.D.L. Posthumous Poems Whittington Press' containing correspondence, draft and proofs of Jill Balcon's introduction and two galley proofs with amendments, 1977-1979.
  2. Folder: 'Correspondence etc. with John Whitehead & ADP's [A.D. Peters & Co Ltd] about a possible Collected C.D.L.' (including reprints of John Whitehead, 'C. Day Lewis: The Road from Musbury', in Essays in Criticism, Apr 1981, No.2 [one copy only retained], 1984-1985.
  3. List of books compiled by John Byrne for Jill Balcon [post 2004].
  4. Folder of correspondence regarding the Young Writers of the '30s exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery, including correspondence, 'Photostat copies of letters loaned...' [originals to be found in MS. 6681/1-3 with the exception of the letter from C. Day-Lewis to Stephen Spender, n.d. and two letters from W.H. Auden], information sheet, list of [potential] items to exhibit, 1976.
  5. Photographs by Eileen Tweedy of an early draft of Wilfred Owen's Strange Meeting, with copy cover letter, 1977.
  6. Correspondence and other papers regarding The Collected Poems of C. Day-Lewis edited by A. Gelpi, c.1989, with two transcript copies of a prose piece 'The Room' by C. Day-Lewis, n.d. [ The Room was published 1965].


  • 1976-2004


1 box (6 folders)


MS. 6681/55

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom