Poetry of Idris Davies

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 210 NLW MS 10811D
  • Dates of Creation
      [late 1920s]-[?1953]
  • Language of Material
      English  English.
  • Physical Description
      411 ff.
      Guarded and filed at NLW as two volumes (vol I: ff. 1-205; vol. II: ff. 206-411).
  • Location
      ARCH/MSS (GB0210)

Scope and Content

Holograph and typescript copies of poetry by Idris Davies, some in exercise books, among them being drafts of 'Beyond the Black Tips', 'The Valleys of My Fathers' and 'Land of My Fathers' (an early version of Gwalia Deserta (London, 1938)) (vol. I). There are also drafts of over two hundred poems and epigrams.


Title based on contents.

Preferred citation: NLW MS 10811D.

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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