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[BBC] correspondence files, bulk: Bulk, 1951-1953, 1951-1957

MS. 10641/10

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Correspondence from original file 'Permissions re poems & publishers re books', regarding publishing projects, rights and royalties, and the use of poems and radio scripts for publication, broadcast, performance or translation, mainly 1951-1954:
  1. Folder 1: Correspondence A-F. Correspondents include John Amis (The Apollo Society), Eric W. White (The Arts Council of Great Britain), BBC (mainly regarding translations of Virgil, Aeneid, Homer, Iliad, and Goethe, Faust), Anthony Blunt (including a reference for John White = Closed), Robert Conquest, Anthony Decavalles, Denis Devlin, T.S. Eliot, Faber and Faber Ltd. (including royalty accounts for MacNeice, 1951-1953).
  2. Folder 2: Correspondence I-W and miscellaneous. Correspondents include John Lehmann ( The London Magazine), Norman MacCaig, New Statesman & Nation, The New Yorker, The New York Times, The Observer (including a letter to the editor by Sean O'Casey regarding MacNeice's review of 'Roses and Crown'), Oxford University Press, The P.E.N, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Peter Russell ( Nine), Radio Italiana, Edith Sitwell, Stephen Spender ( Encounter), Süddeutscher Rundfunk, World Review. Also includes galley proofs of poem 'Cock o' the North', with MS. corrections.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within Bulk, 1951-1953
  • Creation: 1951-1957


1 box (2 folders)

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. 10641/10

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom