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Duncan, Ronald Frederick Henry, 1914 - 1982 (poet, playwright and librettist)

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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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Benjamin Britten, E.M. Forster and others at tea, 1949

Reference Code: GBR/0272/EMF/27/653
Scope and Contents Interior of a room with a wood plank floor, large windows looking into a garden, curtains, pelmet and wooden furniture. Benjamin Britten is standing to the left, his back to the camera, Peter Pears is sitting on the window seat, facing the camera, Ronald Duncan is next to him, and E.M. Forster to the far right, is sitting in the corner of the window seat looking down. A table laid for tea is in the centre, in front of the window seat. Taken at Crag House, Aldeburgh. Print, 19.2 x 14.4....
Dates: 1949
 File

'Lenin', 1981 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/1/27A
Scope and Contents

The file comprises a script of Duncan's play 'Lenin', printed in limited edition of which this is no. 5, inscribed by the author to Dadie Rylands and with Duncan's card attached; a letter from Duncan to Rylands, 6 Aug. 1981, with envelope; and a printed leaflet/order form from the Rebel Press listing their publications of works by Duncan, 1981/2.

Dates: 1981 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.
 File

Letters from Ronald Duncan to GHWR, 1980 - 1982

Reference Code: GBR/0272/GHWR/3/128
Scope and Contents

2 autograph letters signed and 1 autograph postcard signed.

Dates: 1980 - 1982
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Rylands Papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. Personal letters of living authors may only be consulted with their written permission. Some material is reserved in view of its sensitivity. There is no access to such material for the time being.

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