Scope and Content

Electrostatic copies of letters, mostly to the Prime Minister’s Office, supporting a proposal to honour Gascoyne. Includes letters from Denis Healey, Baron Healey of Riddlesden, Jeremy Reed, Jeremy Hutchinson, Baron Hutchinson of Lullington, James Fergusson, obituaries editor of The Independent, William and Patricia Oxley, Julie -, of the Elephant Trust (to Judy Gascoyne), Sebastian Barker, Christine Jordis, Christine Wild, Simon Callow, Elizabeth Jennings, Seán Street, Colin T. Benford, Kathleen Raine, Iain Sinclair, Michael Horovitz, Lord Gowrie (to Alan Clodd), Robin E. Waterfield, Karl Orend, Edward Upward, Lindsay Clarke, Anthony Rudolf, Stephen and Genvieve Overy, Philip Marsh, Mary Fedden, Alan Anderson, Jeremy Hooker, Peter Levi. Not indexed, being copies.

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted

Not Public Record(s)

Location of Originals

The original letters are in the David Gascoyne collection at the Beinecke Library, Yale University, GEN MSS 529, box 9.