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Mason, Harold A (. (1911-1993) Academic)



  • Existence: 1911 - 1993

Sphere of activity

English Literary Criticism

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:


Harold A. Mason papers, 1935 - 1993

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

The collection consists of an extensive series of letters from F. R. Leavis, 1935-63, before and after his time working with Mason at Downing College; letters from Q. D. Leavis to Mason, 1943-7; lecture notes from Mason's period at Exeter University and as F. R. Leavis Lecturer at the English Faculty in Cambridge, 1965-78; and other academic papers such as drafts for articles etc. Annotations on lecture notes and draft essays are thought to be Mason's own.

Dates: 1935 - 1993
Conditions Governing Access: Sensitive letters removed to closed file.
 Series — Container: DCPP/MAS/5

Manus manum lauat: A Proposal, 1955 - 1965

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/MAS/5
Scope and Contents

Typed proposal, by Mason, for 'a scheme of mutual help and entertainment for conscientious university teachers of English', whereby individuals were invited to subscribe for a fee of two pounds to send and receive newssheets of items of interest from others in the profession. Undated.

Dates: 1955 - 1965
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Sensitive letters removed to closed file.