Brittain, Frederick, 1893-1969 (archivist, librarian, lecturer in medieval Latin literature and editor)
- Existence: 1893 - 1969
Frederick Brittain (1893-1969) was educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Barnet, and Jesus College, Cambridge. He was Fellow and Keeper of the Records of Jesus College, and held the college posts of librarian, 1930-1945, steward, 1945-1954, and praelector, 1954-1964. Brittain was lecturer in medieval Latin literature at Cambridge, 1930-1961, and the editor of the Cambridge review, 1942-1948. He died on 15 March 1969.