Greeting cards sent by Monica Jones to Philip Larkin
Comprises mainly undated greeting cards sent to Philip Larkin from Monica Jones, signed 'Monica' and in the persona of various animals (G.F. Pussy [Dr Pussy] first appears c. Jan 1956). Green ink is used Nov 1953-Nov 1956; black biro from 16 Nov 1963 onwards.
0.75 Linear metres (5 boxes)
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7182, fol. 62].
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MS. Eng. c. 7182 fols. 62-71, 79-80; MSS. Eng. c. 7183-7186.
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 17421
Greeting cards sent by Monica Jones to Philip Larkin, 1950s-1984.
Biographical / Historical
For full biographical histories, see Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by the Estate of Monica Jones, August 2003.
- Catalogue of greeting cards sent by Monica Jones to Philip Larkin, 1950s-1984
- Finding aid prepared by Kate Longworth and Judith Priestman. Edited by Rachael Marsay.