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C. (Cecil) Day Lewis:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Day Lewis, C. (Cecil), 1904-1972
Title: C. (Cecil) Day Lewis Collection
Dates: 1927-1971, undated
Extent: 11 boxes (4.62 linear feet)
Abstract: Includes manuscripts and letters written by the Anglo-Irish poet Cecil Day Lewis, who also wrote under the pseudonym Nicholas Blake. The bulk of the collection consists of files from A. D. Peters, his literary agent, containing letters between Day Lewis and the firm from 1934 through 1963. Other correspondents include Benjamin Britten, Geoffrey Grigson, Veronica Hull, Laurie Lee, John Pudney, Edith Sitwell, and a few others.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-1095
Language: English
Access: Open for research

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Processed by: Joan Sibley and Dylan Davidson, 2014 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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