Skip to main content

Brigadier Powell: Herodotus translation, 1932-01 - 1952-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/6/5

Scope and Contents

Correspondence on the publication and with readers of JEP's translation of Herodotus, mainly with representatives of the Clarendon Press, including Daniel Davin, [Sir] Peter Spicer, Kenneth Sisam and William Hogarth. Other correspondents include: Bertrand Hemmerdinger, on subjects including using JEP's collection of Thucydides manuscripts (12); Guy Griffith [Lecturer in Classics, University of Cambridge] (2); Thomas Webster [Professor of Greek, University College, London] (2); P M [Paul Maas] (17); Michael Strachan; Gerard Hopkins, Publicity Manager of Oxford University Press (2); Emile Rieu, Editor of the Penguin Classics, and Managing Director of Methuen and Company Limited, publishers (3); Donald Robertson [Regius Professor of Greek, University of Cambridge] (2); Sir John Murray [Senior Director of John Murray, publishers]; Basil Blackwell [Chairman of B H Blackwell Limited] (4).

Also includes: typescript story from Herodotus, attributed to A E Housman; list of [?] footnotes for the Herodotus edition in Greek; plan for an edition of Plutarch's Life of Alexander.


  • Creation: 1932-01 - 1952-03

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)

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See also POLL 1/4/14, 1/6/15 and 1/6/18.

Finding aid date

2002-05-08 13:47:39+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Churchill Archives Centre Repository

Churchill Archives Centre
Churchill College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB3 0DS United Kingdom
+44 (0)1223 336087