Auty, Robert, 1914-1978 (philologist)
- Existence: 1914 - 1978
Robert Auty (1914-1978), philologist, was born at Rotherham, Yorkshire, on 10 October 1914, and educated at Rotherham Grammar School and Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge. He became Cambridge University lecturer in German, 1945, and in German and Czech, 1948, and was lecturer in Slavonic studies, 1957-1962. Auty was a Fellow and college lecturer in modern languages at Selwyn College, Cambridge, 1950-1962. From 1965 he was Professor of Comparative Slavonic Philology, Oxford University, and a Fellow of Brasenose College. He died on 18 August 1978.
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Leonard Wilson Forster: Material for obituary of Robert Auty
Correspondence regarding Robert Auty; obituaries; supplementary material; and letters to Auty's sister, Phyllis, regarding her brother.