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Collection Level Description: Papers of Martyn Skinner

Reference: Dep. c. 543, c. 667-71, d. 316-17, d. 750-1; MSS. Eng. lett. c. 310-12, c. 331-2, c. 442, c. 622-38, c. 781, c. 856-7, d. 330; Eng. poet. c. 78/1-2
Title: Papers of Martyn Skinner
Dates of Creation: 1930-88
Extent: 38 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

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

Scope and Content

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.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Access Conditions

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see

Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Access Points

Poets | 20th century

Skinner | Martyn | 1906-1993 | Poet

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