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Dylan Thomas Memorial Fund, c.1952-1963; n.d

MS. 10641/9

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Papers from folder labelled 'The Dylan Thomas Memorial Fund - Correspondence & Papers', and other papers relating to Dylan Thomas:
  1. Folder 1: General correspondence regarding the creation of a Dylan Thomas Memorial Trust Fund, and to fundraising, events and other activities, 1953-1955 and 1960-1963. Correspondents include David Higham, Peggy Ashcroft, Wynford Vaughan Thomas, J.S. Fulton, Sir Ben Bowen Thomas, R.W. Daniells, Raymond Garlick, Arthur G. Dennis, Arnold Wesker, Roland Gelatt, Ruthven Todd, Joyce Cary, Sir Kenneth Clark, Edwin Muir, Emlyn Williams, Goronwy Rees, Walter de la Mare, T.S. Eliot, Edwin Muir, Denis Thomas, Mrs. [Caitlin] Thomas.
  2. Folder 2: Correspondence with Caitlin Thomas, 1953-1954, 1960 and n.d.
  3. Folder 3: Correspondence with solicitors (Arthur Denis & Co., A.E. Wyeth & Co.) regarding the administration and finances of the Dylan Thomas Fund, 1954-1958 and 1959-1962. Also includes TS. copies of a poem by MacNeice, 'Eighteenth Canto from a Work in Progress (in memoriam Dylan Thomas)', 19 Nov 1953; TS. [by MacNeice] 'Suggestions for Dylan Thomas Memorial reading (Apollo Society)'; TS. [by MacNeice] 'Round and About Milk Wood (some notes on Dylan Thomas)', c. 1952, TS. with MS. additions 'In Memory of Dylan Thomas' (signature illegible); galley proof of an article by John Davenport, 'Dichter, Freund und Trinker: Dylan Thomas', with MS. corrections, Feb 1954; magazine articles, including John Malcolm Brinning, 'Dylan Thomas and his village', and Dylan Thomas, 'Under Milk Wood', n.d. [c. 1953/1954].


  • c.1952-1963; n.d


1 box (3 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 10641/9

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom