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Coulton, George Gordon, 1858-1947 (historian and controversialist)



  • Existence: 1858 - 1947


George Gordon Coulton (1858-1947), historian and controversialist

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Correspondence from G.G. Coulton and about his book, 15 Apr. 1938-22 Oct. 1948

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9251/C/16-62
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: The correspondence consists of c.1100 letters, 1926-61, with the letters after 1959 addressed to Kendon's widow. The correspondents include Lascelles Abercrombie (1 letter, 1931); Ernest Altounyan (surgeon, Aleppo) (17, 1936-51); John Arlott (3, 1944); John Armitage (4, 1940-51); Henry Baerlein (3, 1945-56); Sir Ernest Barker (2, 1948-55); H.E. Bates (1, 1941); Clifford Bax (1, 1948); Adrian H. Bell (11, 1940-47); Ernest A. Benians (8, 1948); Anthony Bertram (2, 1948); Edmund Blunden (16,...
Dates: 15 Apr. 1938-22 Oct. 1948
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, 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 (
 Sub-Series — Container: DCPP/SEA/5/1

Letters to Seaman from writers and others invited to speak to the Maitland Historical Society and Literary Society at Downing College, 1930-12 - 1933-06

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/SEA/5/1
Scope and Contents Includes: Desmond MacCarthy (brief note); J. B. Priestley; E. M. Forster (who says he had previously enjoyed the hospitality of the Downing College Literary Society); Richard Hughes; G. G. Coulton; Ernest Barker; Gaillard Lapsley; Sir Charles Oman; H[erbert] Butterfield; James Passant (who suggested opening a discussion on 'The Future of the State'; F. M. Powicke. Also includes letters from A. C. Seward, H. D. Hazletine and H. Hamshaw Thomas re dinners in College and academic and personal...
Dates: 1930-12 - 1933-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.

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