Poems, telegrams, notes and photographs of Alun Lewis

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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6074
Title: Poems, telegrams, notes and photographs of Alun Lewis
Dates of Creation: 1943
Extent: 37 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English


Alun Lewis (1915-1944) was a Welsh poet.

Scope and Content

Telegrams and a note from Alun Lewis to Freda (‘Frieda’) Aykroyd, 1943, with (fols. 9-24) holograph manuscript and typescript poems by Lewis, and (fols. 26-32) photographs of Lewis taken by Aykroyd, with photos of (fol. 33) Freda Aykroyd, (fols. 34-5) Gilly Aykroyd, (fol. 36) Mais Lewis, and (fol. 37) Wallace Aykroyd and Gilly.

Related Material

See also MS. Eng. c. 2012 letters of Alun Lewis, 1943-[c.1944].

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Freda Aykroyd, 18 Apr 1997.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 6074

Access Point(s)

Lewis | Alun | 1915-1944 | poet


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