Poetry of Idris Davies

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 10810D
  • Alternative Id.
      (alternative) vtls004579183
  • Dates of Creation
      [late 1920s]-[?1953]
  • Language of Material
      English  English.
  • Physical Description
      524 ff.
      Guarded and filed at NLW as three volumes (vol I: ff. 1-204; vol. II: ff. 205-381; vol. III: ff. 382-524).
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

Holograph and typescript copies and cuttings of poetry by Idris Davies, among them being press and proof copies of The Angry Summer (London, 1943) and a press copy of Tonypandy and Other Poems (London, 1945) (vol. I); a typescript entitled 'The Valleys of My Fathers', with a revised copy entitled 'Gwalia My Song' (vol. II); and drafts of some 200 other poems.


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 10810D.

Other Finding Aids

The description is also available in Handlist of Manuscripts in the National Library of Wales, Part XIX, 249.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Bethan Ifans for the retrospective conversion project of NLW MSS.

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