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Bradbrook, Frank Wilson, 1917 - 1983 (literary scholar)



  • Existence: 1917 - 1983

Dates and places

Died 25 May 1983 after an operation.

Sphere of activity

Matriculated at Downing College, Cambridge, in 1936, to read English. On active service during WWII and then returned to Downing in 1946. Became Lecturer at University of Wales, and remained there until his retirement in 1982.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


F R Leavis Collection, 1934 - 2016

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/LEA
Scope and Contents

Letters from F R Leavis to L. C. Knights, David Holbrook, Frank Bradbrook, C B Winder, R O C Winkler, A I Doyle, John Tasker, Geoffrey Walton, Canon Frank Telfer, Ronald Hayman, Robert Tudor Jones, Peter Coveney, Michael Yudkin and others (mainly Downing alumni). Also includes reading list suggestions, newspaper articles and photos, memoirs by former students and correspondence concerning donation.

Dates: 1934 - 2016
Conditions Governing Access: Most letters are open to researchers, but some closure periods apply.