Cecil Day-Lewis papers donated to Bodleian Library

Tamasin and Daniel Day-Lewis have donated the poet laureate’s archive, which includes manuscripts and a letter from WH Auden, to the Bodleian Library in Oxford.

In a statement Tamasin and Daniel Day-Lewis said they were thrilled the manuscripts were going to the Bodleian. “Oxford played an important part in our father’s life. If the manuscripts had ended up outside the country it would have saddened us all as a family as the poets who became papa’s lifelong friends and peers all met up at Oxford as undergraduates.”

Read the full article in The Guardian.

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