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Letters to parents: letters from Australia, 1938-10-11 - 1939-09-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/2

Scope and Contents

Letters from JEP to his parents on subjects including: his work at the University of Sydney, Australia, as Professor of Greek; his edition of Herodotus; his poetry; the approach of war, including the German invasion of Czechoslovakia [later Czech Republic and Slovakia]; his preparations to move to Durham [as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature].

Also includes: letter from Maurice Pryce [fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge]; drafts of lectures and articles by JEP, The Case for Greek in Education, Greek in New Zealand, Greek in Australia, Nietzsche as a Classical Scholar, and Nietzsche on Education; an article by [?] G Gibb, The Aim of Education, A Comment.


  • Creation: 1938-10-11 - 1939-09-10

Conditions Governing Access

From the Fonds:

The majority of the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge. Please see individual files for details.


1 file(s) (1 file (137 folios))

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Existence and Location of Copies

Copies at POLL 1/1/4.


Please use copies at POLL 1/1/4.

Date information

DateText: This file dates chiefly from 1939.

Finding aid date

2001-12-12 16:50:19+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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