Correspondence and other materials concerning the Royal Welch Fusiliers

Scope and Content

In addition to correspondence with Robert and Beryl Graves and Lucia Graves about the deposit and use of Graves's papers in the Royal Welch Fusiliers Regimental Museum, the series contains: ts text, with ms annotations in the hand of Graves, of play script entitled 'Naval or Military Flashbacks. No.1 The Royal Welch Fusiliers'; request for Graves to write the regimental history; ts transcript, with ms annotations in the hand of Graves, of interview [?] with Frank Richards; ms and ts draft of letter from Graves to Ronald Clark, dated 5 March 1974, about his war time experiences (2 leaves in total); Museum brochure; black and white photograph of Vinyas Godfrey; ts text of three of Graves's poems; photocopies of Graves's letters to Cyril H. Hartmann (1914 and 1915[?]); pamphlet of the order of ceremony for the presentation of colours (23 July 1954); photographs of William Graves and Spike Milligan at the opening ceremony for an exhibition in honour of Graves at the Imperial War Museum (11 November 1988)


Correspondence arranged in approximate chronological order.


Canelluñ Collection number: CC0049

This refers to the arrangement of the papers in Robert Graves’ study before they were transferred to the College.

Custodial History

The order of ceremony for the presentation of the colours found amongst the pamphlets concerning Gordon Wasson and mushrooms and placed here during cataloguing; photographs from the opening of the Imperial War Museum Graves exhibition in 1988 found in bundle of press cuttings and placed here during cataloguing.

Related Material

Reference: RG/J/ClarkR/1;