Ethel Ross Collection

Scope and Content

Personal papers and correpondence 1954-1983 including material relating to Dylan Thomas; material relating to Vernon Watkins; material relating to Alfred Janes; material relating to Daniel Jones; material relating to the Swansea Little Theatre; material relating to Robert Morris, Noel Desenfans and the Dulwich Gallery; miscellaneous material.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ethel Ross was a lecturer at the Swansea College of Education and the author of a number of works of local interest, notably 'Radical Adventurer, the diaries of Robert Morris, 1772-1774' (1971) and 'Letters for Swansea' (1969). Ethel Ross had a lifelong interest in the amateur theatre which is reflected in the collection. She was also long-term friends with the poet Dylan Thomas, the composer Daniel Jones and the poet Vernon Watkins. The collection includes material relating to all these friendships. There is also a considerable amount of material relating to Ethel Ross' publications and to her researches into the Morris family, Alfred Janes and the career of Noel Desenfans and the formation of the Dulwich Gallery.

Access Information

Accessible to all researchers by appointment. Please note that some collections contain sensitive information and access may be restricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Usual copyright regulations apply

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