Skip to main content

Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online and controlled in-person services. Please see our website for more details.

Jackson, Henry, 1839-1921 (classicist)



  • Existence: 1839 - 1921


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 1 Collection or Record:


Henry Jackson: Lectures on the History of Greek Philosophy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6411
Scope and Contents

Lectures on Greek philosophy delivered by Henry Jackson, Michaelmas term, 1873, 154 folios. The text is on the recto. On the verso are headings and references.

Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: 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 (

Filtered By

  • Subject: Philosophy X