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Benson, Arthur Christopher, 1862-1925 (author and college head)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1862 - 1925

Biography

Arthur Christopher Benson (1862-1925), man of letters, was master of Magdalene College, Cambridge, 1915-1925. He was a prodigious writer of biographies, essays, literary criticism and novels.

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds

A.C. Benson: Lectures on Carlyle

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7688-7690
Dates: 1911
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 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

Arthur Christopher Benson: Collection of Drawings

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6340
Scope and Contents

Collection of paintings, drawings and a lithograph, mainly of Cambridge. The identity of the artists other than Benson is not known. Clive Forster Cooper (b. 1880), featured in no. 6, was Director of the Museum of Zoology, Cambridge, 1914-1937, and was made Director of the British Museum in 1938.

Dates: 1727-1924
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 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 to Arthur C. Benson (1862-1925), 3 May 1913-21 June 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/48-49
Dates: 3 May 1913-21 June 1913
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

Derek Pepys Whiteley: Index to Arthur Christopher Benson's Diaries

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8772
Scope and Contents

The index, compiled by Whiteley, covers Benson's diaries of 1897-1902.

Dates: 1977-1980 (Dates of compilation)
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 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 Marten: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7897-7899
Scope and Contents

Includes correspondence, papers relating to Eton, Cambridge and Oxford Universitties, a large number of high quality photographs taken at Eton between 1879 and 1947, including many of royal visits, and also school reports on Marten written by the young A.C. Benson.

Dates: 1890-1948 (Circa)
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 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 Arthur C. Benson, 5 Mar. 1912

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8990/52
Scope and Contents

Sends cheque of ten guineas; cannot come to the dinner

Dates: 5 Mar. 1912
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

Letter from Arthur C. Benson to John Willis Clark, 2 Nov. 1906

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/11
Scope and Contents

Sorry about Clark's accident

Dates: 2 Nov. 1906
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

Letter from Arthur C. Benson to Mrs Clark, 17 Nov. 1904

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/10
Scope and Contents

Declining lunch invitation

Dates: 17 Nov. 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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