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University papers of Gordon Johnson, 1980 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/GJ

Scope and Contents

These papers relate mainly to the activity of one-off committees convened for specific purposes of innovation or review.


  • Creation: 1980 - 2006


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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Biographical / Historical

Dr Gordon Johnson, historian of colonial India and member of the Faculty of Oriental Studies (from 2007 the Faculty of East Asian and Middle Eastern Studies) 1969-2010, was Director of the Centre for South Asian Studies 1983-2000, 2006, Deputy Vice-Chancellor 2002-10, President of Wolfson College 1993-2010 and Provost, Gates Cambridge Trust 2000-10. Over a period of 30 years he also participated in the work of various University central bodies and syndicates (including the Press Syndicate and Library Syndicate) and several faculty and departmental reviews.


1 linear metre(s) : paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented to the University Archives by Dr Johnson on 18 Dec. 2014 and 11 Jan. 2015.


The online catalogue was completed in October 2016.


Johnson, Gordon (1943- )

Finding aid date

2016-10-05 16:46:20+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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