Papers of Martyn Skinner

Archive Collection
  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 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
  • Dates of Creation
      1930-88
  • Language of Material
      English.
  • Physical Description
      38 shelfmarks

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.