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Philip O'Connor:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: O'Connor, Philip, 1916-1998
Title: Philip O'Connor Collection
Dates: 1938-2003 (bulk 1954-1976)
Extent: 10 boxes (4.20 linear feet), 1 oversize folder (osf), and 3 electronic files (405 MB)
Abstract: Contains works and correspondence of the English surrealist poet, memoirist, and radio host Philip O'Connor. Manuscripts for Memoirs of a Public Baby, Steiner's Tour, and Vagrancy are present along with numerous radio scripts and other writings. Correspondents include John Berger, British Broadcasting Corporation, Faber and Faber, Maurice Girodias (Olympia Press), Ian Le Maistre, Penguin Books, Sir Herbert Read, Robin Skelton, Stephen Spender, and Philip Toynbee, among many others.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-3074
Language: English, French
Access: Open for research. To request access to electronic files, please email Reference.
Restrictions on Use: Certain restrictions apply to the use of electronic files. Researchers must agree to the Materials Use Policy for Electronic Files before accessing them. Original computer disks and forensic disk images are restricted. Copying electronic files, including screenshots and printouts, is not permitted.

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Processed by: Apryl Voskamp and Joan Sibley, 2015 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions. Born digital materials processed, arranged, and described by Chance Adams and Brenna Edwards, 2015-2022.

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