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Jackson, Henry, 1839-1921 (classicist)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1839 - 1921

Biography

Henry Jackson entered Trinity College, Cambridge from Cheltenham College in 1858. He was elected to a fellowship in 1864, and was appointed Assistant Tutor in 1866 and Praelector in ancient philosophy in 1875. A considerable Greek scholar with a particular interest in Plato, he also became one of the most influential and popular teachers of Classics in the University, and in 1906 succeeded Sir Richard Jebb as Regius Professor of Greek. For the greater part of his career he was a prominent supporter of educational and constitutional reform within the University.

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

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 Series

Cod[ex] Vaticanus (Aristotle's Ethics): Letters concerning a Greek MS in the Vatican Library, 1883

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/38
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1883
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Correspondence as secretary to the Greek Syndicate, 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/39
Scope and Contents

The following letters and memoranda (except for items /22, /23, /25 and /26) were addressed to the Vice-Chancellor (John Power, Master of Pembroke College) by headmasters and others to whom the Greek Syndicate had circulated a questionnaire concerning the teaching of Greek; but several of the surviving envelopes have been redirected to Henry Jackson, and all envelopes have been annotated by him.

Dates: 1879
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Correspondence from Henry Jackson, 17 June 1885-26 Nov. 1893

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/59-61
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Letters mostly to Clark, with some to his wife Frances Clark (d.1908), Adam Sedgwick (1785-1873) and others, mainly routine in nature, and collected for their autograph value. Another volume, containing letters of scientists, was not acquired. The original numbering in each volume has been retained; in this catalogue the letters are grouped by subject.

Dates: 17 June 1885-26 Nov. 1893
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Correspondence to Jenkinson, 16 Oct. 1904-12 Sep. 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/238-289
Dates: 16 Oct. 1904-12 Sep. 1909
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Correspondence with Henry Jackson (1839-1921), 6 Aug. 1902-1 June 1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/198-203
Dates: 6 Aug. 1902-1 June 1905
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Draft letter from Henry Jackson to Lord Rayleigh, Croft Cottage, Barton Road, 23 Nov. 1879

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/35/8
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 23 Nov. 1879
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Draft memorandum by HJ setting out his views on collegiate and University reform, 1877 (Circa, undated)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/35/7
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1877 (Circa, undated)
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Edward Lyttelton: Letter to Henry Jackson, 1898

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/835
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1898
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Extracts by Henry Jackson of letters from Munro to William Johnson (afterwards Cory), 28 Oct. 1885 (Made 28 October 1885)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/24/28
Scope and Contents From the Series:

Bundle relates to Jackson's friend and colleague at Trinity, Hugh Munro, who died at Rome in 1885.

Dates: 28 Oct. 1885 (Made 28 October 1885)
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

George Forrest Browne: Letter to Henry Jackson, 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/162
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Henry Arthur Morgan: Letter to Henry Jackson, 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/980
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Henry Jackson, 1907-1916

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Kennet Part I/37/1-3
Scope and Contents

Letters from Henry Jackson, Regius Professor of Greek at the University of Cambridge to EHY.

Dates: 1907-1916
 Series

Henry Jackson: Correspondence and papers concerning H.A.J. Munro, 1872-1907 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/24
Scope and Contents

Bundle relates to Jackson's friend and colleague at Trinity, Hugh Munro, who died at Rome in 1885.

Dates: 1872-1907 (Circa)
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Henry Jackson: Correspondence to G.F. Browne and F.W. Maitland, 1891-1905

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/711-713
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891-1905
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Jackson: drafts of circular letter from Robert Burn and H.A. Morgan to resident fellows and members of the University, 5 Dec. 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/26/4
Scope and Contents

Of a statement of reforms that would 'increase the educational efficiency of the University and promote the advancement of science and learning'

Dates: 5 Dec. 1872
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Henry Jackson: note to printer, on another copy of the introductory letter in /4, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/26/6
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1872
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Henry Montagu Butler: Correspondence to Francis Jenkinson and Henry Jackson, 1890-1896

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/188-190
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1890-1896
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Sidgwick: Correspondence to J.W. Clark and Henry Jackson, 1891 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1295-1296
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891 (Circa)
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Incomplete version by Henry Jackson of the statement in /4, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/26/13
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1872
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Incomplete version by Henry Jackson of the statement in /4, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/26/14
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1872
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Incomplete version by Henry Jackson of the statement in /4, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/26/15
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1872
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Incomplete version by Henry Jackson of the statement in /4, 1872

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/26/16
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 1872
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

James William Cartmell: Letter to Henry Jackson, 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/224
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John Perceval Postgate: Correspondence to H. Jackson and A.F. Scholfield, 1891-1925

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1122-1123
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891-1925
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Letter from Frederic W. Maitland (1850-1906) to Henry Jackson, 27 Apr. 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/348
Scope and Contents

He asks for verification of the correct use of accents in Stephens' 'Hobbes'

Dates: 27 Apr. 1904
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 mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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