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Letters from Kingsley Amis to Philip Larkin

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Letters from Kingsley Amis to Philip Larkin, including many cartoon sketches (especially those dating between 1946-1951), and some poems.

Dates

  • 1944-1985

Extent

1.1 Linear metres (11 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6044, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 6044-6054

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12006

Abstract

Letters from Kingsley Amis to Philip Larkin, including many cartoon sketches (especially those dating between 1946-1951), and some poems.

Biographical / Historical

Sir Kingsley Amis (1922-1995) was a novelist and literary critic. Details are given in Who Was Who. Philip Larkin (1922-1985) was a poet. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography .

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Bequeathed by Philip Larkin, 1985.
Title
Catalogue of letters from Kingsley Amis to Philip Larkin, 1944-1985
Status
Completed
Date
2013
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Sponsor
Conversion to EAD supported by the Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom