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Sinclair, Andrew (Under Milk Wood), papers

Reference code(s): GB 0210 ANDAIR

Held at: National Library of Wales

Title: Andrew Sinclair Papers: Under Milk Wood

Short Title: Sinclair, Andrew (Under Milk Wood), papers

Creation date(s): 1966-2012

Level of description: Fonds

Extent: 4 boxes

Name of creator(s): Andrew Sinclair


Administrative/Biographical history: Andrew Sinclair (b. 1935) is an author, historian, critic and film-maker. Among his published works are Dylan Thomas: poet of his people (1975), and Dylan the Bard: a life of Dylan Thomas (1999 and 2003). He directed the film 'Under Milk Wood' (1972), starring Richard Burton, Elizabeth Taylor, and Peter O'Toole, and his company, Timon Films, produced the documentary 'Dylan on Dylan' (2002).


Scope and content/abstract: Papers, 1966-2012, relating to the filming and production of Under Milk Wood (1972), directed by Andrew Sinclair, together with papers relating to the financing and distribution of the film and to other Dylan Thomas projects.


Language/scripts of material: English

System of arrangement: Arranged at NLW into one series: Under Milk Wood and two files: Adventures in the skin trade and Edward Lear.

Conditions governing access: Readers consulting modern papers in the National Library of Wales are required to abide by the conditions set out in information provided when applying for their Readers' Tickets, whereby the reader shall become responsible for compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998 in relation to any processing by them of personal data obtained from modern records held at the Library.

Conditions governing reproduction: Usual copyright laws apply.

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Accruals: Accruals are expected.

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition: Donated by Dr Andrew Sinclair, London per Mr Dewi Vaughan Owen, BBC Wales, Cardiff, June 2014.


Existence and location of originals: Photographs of the filming of Under Milk Wood are in the Graphic and Audio visual collection.


Archivist's note: Compiled by Ann Francis Evans. The following sources were used in the compilation of this description: information on dust jacket of Dylan the bard by Andrew Sinclair and papers within the Andrew Sinclair Collection.

Rules or conventions: Description follows NLW guidelines based on ISAD(G) 2nd ed.; AACR2; and LCSH

Date(s) of descriptions: January 2016..

Thomas, Dylan, | 1914-1953

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Sinclair , Andrew , 1935-

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