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Letters to parents: letters from Australia (copies), 1938-02-18 - 1990-12-10

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/1/4

Scope and Contents

Copies of letters, edited by Professor Kenneth Cable, Associate Professor of History at Sydney University, Australia, from JEP to his parents on subjects including: his work at the University of Sydney, as Professor of Greek; his edition of Herodotus; his poetry, particularly First Poems; 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 correspondence between JEP and the University of Sydney, between 1977 and 1990, on research into the letters by Professor Cable.


  • Creation: 1938-02-18 - 1990-12-10

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 (85 folios))

Language of Materials


Existence and Location of Originals

Original documents are at POLL 1/1/1 and POLL 1/1/2.


Please use these copies instead of the originals at POLL 1/1/1 and POLL 1/1/2.

Date information

DateText: The dates of the copied letters run from 1938 to 19 August 1939.

Finding aid date

2001-12-13 15:22:34+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

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