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Murdoch, Dame Jean Iris (1919-1999), novelist and philosopher

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Alternative name(s):
  • Bayley (Later known as)
Surname: Murdoch
Pretitle: Dame
Forenames: Jean Iris
Gender: Female
Date: 1919-1999
Biography: ODNB link for Murdoch, Dame Jean Iris (1919-1999) afterwards Bayley, novelist and philosopher
Name authority reference: GB/NNAF/P146902 (Former ISAAR ref: GB/NNAF/P20687 )
Online related resources Bibliography of British and Irish History link for Dame Jean Iris Murdoch
Collections
  Description Held by Reference Further information
1
c1941-1999: personal journals, poetry and philosophy notebooks, corresp, and other documents
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2016
2
1975-76: MS draft of Romanes lecture
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual report 1978-79, p23
3
1954-70: corresp and literary MSS
University of Iowa Libraries: Special Collections
See NUC MS 72-935
4
1960: corresp and statement rel to trial of Lady Chatterley's Lover
Bristol University Information Services: Special Collections
NRA 39438
5
1945-46: papers concerning service with the UN
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
NRA 39527
6
1957-1995: letters from Murdoch to Brigid Brophy and to Michael Levey
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2014
7
1990-1993: letters from Murdoch to Cheryl Bove, American academic
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
8
c1941-1999: letters to Audi Bayley with objects rel to Iris Murdoch
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
9
c1978-1982: letters to Ray Byram
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2016
10
c1980-2002: cards and letters from Murdoch to publisher Carmen Callil
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
11
1985-1999: letters from Murdoch to Roly Cochrane, American translator and academic
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
12
c1960-1990: letters from Murdoch to Barbara Dorf
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
13
c1960-1999: letters from Murdoch to Scott Dunbar, with papers rel to Dunbar's work
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
14
1964-1993: letters from Murdoch to sculptor Rachel Fenner
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2013
15
1942-1993: letters from Murdoch to Philippa Foot
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
16
c1973-1990: letters from Murdoch to architect Stephen Gardiner
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2013
17
1991-2002: letters from Murdoch to John Gheerhaert, with corresp from John Bayley
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
18
letters from Murdoch to Gueneau
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Annual Return 2008
19
1938-91: letters from Murdoch to David Hicks
Oxford University: Bodleian Library, Special Collections
See Friends of the National Libraries Annual Report 2000
20
c1945-1989: letters from Murdoch to Hal Lidderdale
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
21
c1950-66: letters from Murdoch to MJ Oakeshott
London University: London School of Economics Library, Archives and Special Collections
NRA 43323 Oakeshott
22
1943-1978: letters from Murdoch to Leo Pliatzky
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2013
23
1946-1975: letters from Murdoch to French author and poet Raymond Queneau
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
24
1985-1995: letters from Murdoch to Indian academic Suguna Ramanathan
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
25
c1940-1959: letters and poems from Murdoch to scholar and literary critic William Wallace Robson
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2013
26
c1990-2010: corresp, newsletters, essays and other Iris Murdoch-related items collected by Anne Rowe
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
See Annual Return 2016
27
1972-82: letters from Murdoch to Norah Smallwood
Leeds University Library, Special Collections
See Location register of 20th century English literary MSS 1988
28
1977-2000: letters from Murdoch to artist Harry Weinberger, with papers rel to Weinberger and his art
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
29
c1940-1980: photographs of Murdoch and friends
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
30
1984: original typescript for the play adaptation of Iris Murdoch's 'The Sea, The Sea', with a covering letter to the National Theatre
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
31
c 1932-1990: copy of Charles Lamb's 'The Essays of Elia' (Everyman, 1932), annotated by Iris Murdoch, with a letter (n.d.) to Dr William Baker confirming her ownership of the book.
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
32
1987-2000: photographs and correspondence of Iris Murdoch Georgia and David Crowne
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
33
1990-1991: letters from Murdoch to publisher Rolando Pieraccini
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
34
1944-1995: documents incl notebooks for novels, on philosophy and other subjects
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections
35
1962-1990: items rel to the play 'Joanna, Joanna', and its later publication, incl scripts, book designs, publicity and corresp
Kingston University Archives and Special Collections

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