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Papers of Martyn Skinner


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Skinner's correspondence and literary papers. The bulk of the collection consists of literary and personal correspondence. Biographical notes by Skinner on the major correspondents are to be found at MS. Eng. lett. c. 638, fols. 139-42.


  • 1930-88


38 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. Dep. c. 543].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

Dep. c. 543, c. 667-71, d. 316-17, d. 750-1; MSS. Eng. lett. c. 442, c. 622-38, c. 781, c. 856-7; Eng. poet. c. 78/1-2

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13919

Biographical / Historical

Martyn Skinner (1906-93) was a poet. Details are given in Who Was Who.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The majority of the papers were given to the Library by Martyn Skinner at various dates between 1973 and 1984.
Papers of Martyn Skinner
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom