(Belatedly) Happy Birthday Iris!

Special Collections at Bradford University recently joined the Centre for Iris Murdoch Studies and many enthusiasts in celebrating Iris Murdoch Day, her birthday 15 July, with a social media festival.  Our contribution was this piece published on the Special Collections blog, Roses and Dogs’ Noses: Iris and the Priestleys, which details Iris Murdoch’s friendship with Jacquetta and J.B. Priestley using letters and photographs from the Priestley and Hawkes Archives.

The day was great fun and we learned a lot about Iris and her writings.  We’re considering doing something similar for Priestley this September and Jacquetta next year …

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