Correspondence between John Bryon and Philip Larkin orchestrating a survey of local and university library attitudes to the manuscripts of living authors

Scope and Content

Including:

a) Correspondence between Ifan Kyrie Fletcher (Rare Books and Autograph Letters) and Philip Larkin asking for the opportunity to sell his manuscripts, 22 - 26 October 1959

b) Correspondence between K W Humphries (Honorary Secretary, SCONUL) and Philip Larkin, 29 March - 1 April 1960

c) Correspondence between David Ramage (Librarian, University of Durham) Philip Larkin, 12 - 13 April 1960

d) Correspondence between Philip Larkin and M E Barber (Society of Authors), 30 April - 2 May 1960

e) Letter from Philip Larkin to C R Hewitt (Editor, The Author), 3 May 1960

f) Letter from Philip Larkin to C R Hewitt (Editor, The Author), 5 May 1960

g) Correspondence between J M Patterson (Secretary, Royal Society of Literature) and Philip Larkin, 11 - 13 May 1960

h) Correspondence between David Carver (General Secretary, International PEN) and Philip Larkin, 13 May - 13 June 1960

i) Correspondence between Hector Bolitho and Philip Larkin in response to a letter published in The Author, 28 June - 4 July 1960

j) Letter from Philip Larkin to K W Humphries (Honorary Secretary, SCONUL), 31 March 1962

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