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Iris Murdoch, holograph preface to Wendy Campbell-Purdie, Women Against the Desert (London, 1967)

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MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 12-13

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Undated holograph manuscript preface written by Iris Murdoch for Wendy Campbell-Purdie's Women Against the Desert (London, 1967).

Dates

  • n.d. [c. 1967]

Extent

2 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6859, fol. 12].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 6859, fols. 12-13

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 11912

Overview

Iris Murdoch, preface to Wendy Campbell-Purdie, Women Against the Desert (London, 1967).

Biographical / Historical

Dame Jean Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher who studied at Somerville College, Oxford. Wendy Campbell-Purdie (fl. 1967) was a pioneer planter, planting trees in the Sahara.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Mrs Sarah Williams, 2003.
Title
Iris Murdoch, preface to Wendy Campbell-Purdie, 'Women Against the Desert' (London, 1967)
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Rachael Gardner
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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