Commonplace books of Martyn Skinner

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Commonplace books of Martyn Skinner, 1928-91.

Administrative / Biographical History

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

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

Bequeathed by Martyn Skinner, 1993.

Note

Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Material

Papers of Martyn Skinner (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); correspondence between Martyn Skinner and Geoffrey Hayward (MSS. Eng. c. 2682, c. 3268); letters from Martyn Skinner to Sir Rupert Hart-Davis (MSS. Eng. c. 4795-6).