Papers of Martyn Skinner

Archive Collection

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 / Biographical History

Martyn Skinner (1906-1993) 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.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

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

Note

Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.