Correspondence File: Brynmor Jones and Philip Larkin

Scope and Content

Contains references to the following: Appointment of Brynmor Jones as Vice-Chancellor of the University of Hull; Larkin's refusal to present Dame Edith Sitwell for her honorary doctorate; use of new headed paper for the newly named Brynmor Jones Library; intention of Jones to increase Larkin's salary; allocation of additional library budget of £16,000; donation of chemistry books by Jones to the library on his retirement; Humber Bridge choral arrangement by Larkin and Antony Hedges; a History of the University of Hull being written by Bamford; mistaken spelling of the Brynmor Jones Library as the Brynmor Germs Library; 80th birthday of Jones and library luncheon commemorating the occasion.

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