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The Papers of Charles Hamson

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9957

Scope and Contents

The collection principally consists of draft texts, offprints and correspondence relating to articles, lectures and broadcasts delivered by Hamson. Some correspondence, most of which concerns various honours and offices held, is also included, together with a small number of items relating to Hamson’s school and university education.


  • Creation: 1921 - 1989


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for researchers using Cambridge University Library. Some items of personal correspondence have been closed.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers wishing to publish excerpts from the papers must obtain prior permission from the copyright holders and should seek advice from University Library staff.


1 collection (6 boxes Paper and Photographs)

Language of Materials




The papers have been arranged into the following main series: Education; Academic Career; Honorary Degrees & Awards; World War II Service; Roman Catholicism; Lectures, Talks & Addresses; Publications; Broadcasts; and Correspondence.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was deposited at Cambridge University Library by a grandson of Charles Hamson in 2011.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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