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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

Overview

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
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