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Forbes, Duncan, 1922-1994 (historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1922 - 1994

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

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Duncan Forbes, 12 May 1970 - 12 Feb. 1972

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10283/6/3
Scope and Contents From the Series:

There was very little correspondence among Wormald's papers. The items in this series were found scattered loose among the boxes which were deposited at Cambridge University Library and have been brought together, at the point of cataloguing, to form a series.

Dates: 12 May 1970 - 12 Feb. 1972
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Duncan Forbes; Cambridge, 9 Jan. 1979

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9578/21
Scope and Contents

Aerogramme. Interested in Scottish thought in the eighteenth century; has published a book on Hume, and articles; Cambridge is peaceful after the storms of ten years ago; finds examining burdensome; envies academic friends in Italy who seem to do no teaching and are always on leave; family news; Eric Stokes.

Dates: 9 Jan. 1979
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Duncan Forbes; Cambridge, 1 Feb. 1958

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9578/32
Scope and Contents

Aerogramme. His work as a lecturer in Cambridge; his plans for a book on Scottish historians of the eighteenth century; a conference of historians from Asia held in London two or three years previously; news of Noël Annan, Maurice Cowling, and his own family.

Dates: 1 Feb. 1958
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Duncan Forbes; Girton, 20 Jan. 1983

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Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9578/22
Scope and Contents

Aerogramme. Thanks for sending Presidential address; has moved house; a Clare College research student working on caste in India in the nineteenth century may contact Datta; there has been a scheme to encourage older dons to retire, but he has refused it.

Dates: 20 Jan. 1983