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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,...
Dates: 1951 - 1968

John Davenport collection of Malcolm Lowry, 1926-1966

 Collection
Identifier: 1976-006
Scope and Contents Grouped into correspondence and writings. The correspondence consists of handwritten and typed letter and postcards between a) John Davenport (Lowry's friend and executor) and publishers, colleagues and friends of Malcolm Lowry; b) between Malcolm Lowry and Carol Brown, his belle of the 1920s; c) between Marjerie Bonner Lowry (Mrs. Malcolm Lowry) and John Davenport; d) one handwritten letter fragment from [John Davenport] to Lowry which includes a 10-line poem about gonorrhea. The writings...
Dates: 1926 - 1966