Letter from Ralph Vaughan Williams to Alan Frank (OUP)

Letter No.: 
VWL2270
31st. August, 1951.

The White Gates,
Dorking, Surrey.

Dear Frank,
I hate the idea of giving away manuscripts, but I suppose if Mr. Carleton Smith wants one he can have one, if there are any you can spare out of your library. I fear I have none of my own because the ones I do not want myself I always destroy.1
Yrs

R. Vaughan Williams


1. Frank had written saying that Carleton Smith, President of the Arts Foundation of New York, had asked him to approach VW on his behalf. He wished to purchase a manuscript to add to a collection which he was assembling to present to the Library of Congress.

Location of original letter:

Shelfmark of original letter: 
File 119
General notes: 

Typewritten, signed.

Format: 
Letter
Original database number: 
510831a