25 letters from John Bayley to Michael Howard dated 1948-2008. With transcripts and accompanying documents, including copies of letters sent by Michael Howard to John Bayley dated 1999-2008.
Correspondence between John Bayley and Michael Howard
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- Dates of Creation1948-2008
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description2 files
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John Bayley was an author and literary critic who was a professor at Oxford for many years. Married the author Iris Murdoch in 1956, and stayed with her until her death in 1999. He published a trilogy of books on his life with the author, particularly caring for her through her Alzheimer's.
Michael Howard was an army officer during the Second World War, he met John Bayley during this time and continued a friendship and correspondence with him afterwards.
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