Letters of Iris Murdoch to David Hicks

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman. EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
2016



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Letters of Iris Murdoch to David Hicks

1938-1991, n.d.

Abstract:
Letters of Iris Murdoch to David Hicks

Extent: 0.33 Linear metres, 3 shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Biographical history:

Dame Jean Iris Murdoch (1919-1999) was an Irish-born British author and philosopher who studied at Somerville College, Oxford.

Scope and Content

Letters of Iris Murdoch to David Hicks, 1938-1991.

Acquisition

Purchased from Quaritch (Simon Finch), 6 Mar 2000.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. c. 7964

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Murdoch | Dame | Iris | 1919-1999 | novelist and philosopher

Subject(s)

English literature -- 20th century
Philosophy -- 20th century

Descriptive List

Letters from Iris Murdoch to David Hicks
Date: 1938-1945
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7964
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 109 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes:

Letters from Iris Murdoch to David Hicks
Date: 1946-1972, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7965
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 100 leaves

Scope and Content

After 14 Sep 1946 Murdoch seldom dated her letters. Folios 32-100 have mostly been dated by frank or conjecturally by address and content. Includes:

Letters from Iris Murdoch to David Hicks
Date: c.1960-1991, n.d.
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7966
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 52 leaves

Scope and Content

With the exception of fol. 7, the letters have been conjecturally dated. Includes:


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