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.
Papers of Martyn Skinner
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 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 Creation1930-88
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description38 shelfmarks
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Martyn Skinner (1906-1993) was a poet. Details are given in Who Was Who.
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).
The majority of the papers were given to the Library by Martyn Skinner at various dates between 1973 and 1984.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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