Papers of Kenneth Hibbert, including corespondence from Philip Larkin

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

These papers relate to conscientious objection during the Second World War and to Hibbert's relationship with Philip Larkin.

Administrative / Biographical History

Kenneth Hibbert was Philip Larkin's insurance adviser and a fellow member of the Hull Literary Club. During the Second World War, his Quaker pacifist beliefs led him to become a conscientious objector.

Conditions Governing Access

Access will be granted to any accredited reader

Custodial History

Donated by Kenneth Hibbert, Malton, 25 March 1987 [U DX176/1-21], September 1989 [U DX176/22-23] and December 1992 [U DX176/24-26].

Related Material

Miscellaneous items relating to conscientious objection and the First World War [U DX156]

Records of the No Conscription Fellowship (Willesden Branch), [U DCO]