Penny Kirkman: Letters from York

Scope and Content

Penny Tuerk (nee Kirkman) was an undergraduate student and read History at York from 1965-1968. As was usual at the time, she wrote home nearly every week, and her parents kept her letters. The letters cover Penny's time at York, her impressions of the new University, the course, her lodgings, and the opening of the new colleges in 1965, as well as her active involvement in the Drama Society. The letters chronicle the early years of the University and student life at the time.

Acquisition Information

Gifted by the family of Penelope Tuerk.

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