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Rowe: the papers of John Wilkinson Foster Rowe

Reference Code: GBR/1058/ROW


  • 1919 - 1980

Biographical / Historical

Born in 1897, Rowe attended Marlborough College before coming up to Trinity College, Cambridge in 1919 after war service. He took the Economics Tripos (war degree). He went on to be a research student at the London School of Economics (LSE) before being appointed Cassel Lecturer in Commerce in the University of London. He was subsequently appointed to a University Readership. In 1934 he was elected to a Fellowship and Lectureship in Economics at Pembroke College. He was later Secretary of the Faculty Board of Economics and Politics.


0.32 cubic metre(s) (3 archive boxes)

Language of Materials





Greek, Modern (1453-)

Dutch; Flemish

Related Materials

Letters from John Wilkinson Foster Rowe to Joan Robinson, 1932 - 1934 are held at the Archive Centre, King's College, Cambridge, reference GBR/0272/JVR/7/389.


Throughout the catalogue countries have been referred to as they were known by Rowe whilst he was conducting his research.

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Repository Details

Part of the Pembroke College Library Repository

Pembroke College
Cambridge CB2 1RF United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 764151

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