File. Items relating to Philip Larkin and the Brynmor Jones Library

Scope and Content

Includes a postcard copy of the Philip Larkin portrait by Humphrey Ocean; a catalogue for the exhibition at the Brynmor Jones Library entitled 'Philip Larkin: Letter-Writer' (1992); a signed copy of the poem 'Femmes Damnees' by Philip Larkin; newspaper cuttings relating to Larkin and his work; a programme for the Hull Literature Festival (1992); a copy of St Mary the Virgin Cottingham parish magazine containing a short article relating to Larkin's funeral; a programme for the Stephen Joseph Theatre Scarborough (1999-2000) containing an advert for the play 'Larkin with Women'; three colour photograph of Hull University Library staff, two include Larkin (1970s); menus for various celebratory events relating to the Brynmor Jones Library; a signed menu of a meal to celebrate [Betty Mackereth's] birthday; a commemorative copy of two poems by Larkin to celebrate the Brynmor Jones Library's fiftieth anniversary (1979); a copy of a black and white photograph of library staff, including Larkin, moving books (1959), and a copy of [Betty Mackereth's] speech at her retirement party.

Access Information

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