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Joe Randolph Ackerley - Patricia Murphy correspondence, 1951-1968

 Collection
Identifier: 1988-006

Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 68 letters, half of which are from J.R. Ackerley to Patricia Avis Strang Murphy the wife of Anglo-Irish poet Richard Murphy. The other 34 letters, addressed to Patricia, are from mutual friends of Ackerley and Murphy, which include Kingsley Amis, Dan Jacobson, Patrick Kavanagh, Bruce Montgomery, Edna O'Brien, Brian O'Nolan, Honor Tracy and Richard Murphy. Included with the collection is a lengthy essay prepared by Colin Franklin, which discusses Ackerley, his home life, his friendship with Patricia and Richard Murphy, and their work.

Dates

  • 1951 - 1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader. This material is housed off-site and will require advance notice of 1 business day for use.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (1 document box) : 67 letters (129 pages)

Language of Materials

English

Physical Location

Collection shelved at off-site storage.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase

Source

Creator

Title
Joe Randolph Ackerley - Patricia Murphy correspondence, 1951-1968
Status
Completed
Author
Milissa Burkart
Date
1998-04
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
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