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Oakes, Philip, 1928-2005



  • Existence: 1928-01-31 - 2005-12-18


British journalist, poet, and novelist.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Nabokov, Vladimir, 1974-01-14

Identifier: 1988.012.1.187
Scope and Contents

Mrs. Nabokov writes for her husband, thanking Ellmann for his letter. Includes "Vladimir Nabokov's 'Pale Fire'" by Mary McCarthy; transcription of a letter between Appel and Joyce; press cutting of Oakes's interivew with Nabokov appearing in the Sunday Times; Ellmann's notes.

Dates: 1974-01-14

Philip Larkin correspondence, 1952-1977

Identifier: 1988-008
Scope and Contents Consists of letters, postcards, and notes exchanged between Philip Larkin and Patricia "Patsy" Avis (Strang Murphy) during her marriage to Colin Strang and later to Richard Murphy. 129 pieces are Larkin writing to Murphy, 62 pieces Murphy to Larkin. Included in the correspondence is a telegram and letter from Emily Murphy (Patricia and Richard's daughter) to Philip Larkin after Patricia Murphy's death in 1977. The final folders of the collection contain miscellaneous items, including three...
Dates: 1952 - 1977

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