Correspondence file for the Arts Council Poetry Competition

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      GB 70 TGA 8812/1/4/26
  • Dates of Creation
      21 Sep 1949-21 Jul 1951
  • Physical Description
      1 folder

Scope and Content

Kenneth Clark was Chairman of the Judges of the Arts COuncil Poetry Competition, held as part of the Festival of Britain. The other judges were Lord David Cecil, Maurice Bowra, John Hayward, George Rylands, and Basil Willey. Poems were submitted by Walter de la Mare (document included, with Eric White's comments) and Kathleen Raine, among others