Papers, 177-1981.

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Hughes, Richard Arthur Warren, 1900-1976. Papers, 177-1981.

Papers, 177-1981.

Consists of correspondence with Hughes's publishers, agents and the British Broadcasting Corp. as well as with colleagues, friends, and family; writings which include novels, plays, broadcast scripts, screenplays, and short stories as well as poetry, speeches and lectures, interviews, introductions to other authors' books, and reviews of books and plays.

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