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Peter Larkin: Literary correspondence

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10432

Scope and Contents

The principal topics of the letters are responses to Larkin's poetry, or to material by the correspondents or others published by Prest Roots Press.


  • Creation: 1985-2018


Conditions Governing Access

The collection contains personal correspondence. The provisions of the Data Protection Act (2018) apply to access. With this prociso, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (

Biographical / Historical

Peter Larkin, poet and proprietor of the Prest Roots Press, was born in 1946. He was Philosophy and Literature Librarian at the University of Warwick, and an honorary member of the English and Comparative Literary Studies and Philosophy departments of that university.


0.003 cubic metre(s) (1 folder) : paper

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated, 2022 and 2023.

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