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Correspondence, 1922-09 - 1946-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/6/11

Scope and Contents

Academic and some personal correspondence on classical subjects and university business concerning JEP and Trinity College, Cambridge, the University of Sydney [Australia] and the University of Durham. Correspondents include: Claude Schaeffer [Keeper of the Archæological Museum, Strasbourg, France]; Donald Robertson [Regius Professor of Greek, University of Cambridge] (6); Richard Smith; Marcus Tod; Professor Francis Cornford (2); John Denniston; Colin Roberts [Lecturer in Papyrology, University of Oxford] (7); P Legrand (6); Jonathan Tate [Lecturer in Greek, University of St Andrews, Fife, Scotland] (2); Kenneth Sisam, Secretary to the Delegates of the Clarendon Press (6); Ronald McKerrow, Honorary Secretary of the Bibliographical Society (2); [James] Rendel Harris; Ellis Minns [Disney Professor of Archæology, University of Cambridge] (8); Ifor Williams [Professor of Welsh Language and Literature, University College of North Wales, Bangor] (5); Ernest Harrison, Editor of the Classical Review (11); Bertrand Hallward, the Classical Review (3); Professor Franz Dolger (6); Reverend John Creed; Norman Baynes (3); [James] Steven Runciman; William Waddell [Professor of Classics in Fuad e Awal University, Cairo, Egypt]; L E Eyres (4); Martin Charlesworth (4); Frank Adcock [Professor of Ancient History, University of Cambridge] (4); [Francis] Henry Sandbach [Lecturer in Classics, University of Cambridge] (2); J M Nap (3); George Trevelyan [Regius Professor of Modern History, University of Cambridge] (2); [Thomas] Alan Sinclair [Professor of Greek in the Queen’s University of Belfast, Northern Ireland]; Maurice Platnauer, Editor of the Classical Quarterly; William Tarn; Andrew Gow (2); Professor Arthur Trendall (2); Denys Haynes (4); Eric Ashby [Professor of Botany, University of Sydney, Australia]; Sir Frederic Kenyon, Secretary of the British Academy (4); Basil Blackwell [Chairman of B H Blackwell Limited] on subjects including publication of JEP's Dancers End (3); James Butler; Tressilian Nicholas, Senior Bursar of Trinity College, Cambridge, on JEP's will (10); Denys Winstanley [Vice-Master of Trinity] (2); George Kitson Clark (2); Frederick Dykes [Tutor of Trinity College], congratulating JEP on winning the Craven Travelling Studentship; H M Adams, Librarian of Trinity College (6); James Duff [Vice-Chancellor, University of Durham] on JEP's appointment as Professor of Greek and Classical Literature (15); Professor the Rev. Canon Cyril Mayne (4); Professor L Radermacher (4); Albert Powell (2); Thomas Williamson; Robert Gilson [former Headmaster of the Schools of King Edward VI, Birmingham, Warwickshire] congratulating JEP on his fellowship of Trinity; J A Spranger (9); Bertram Page [Assistant Librarian, University of Birmingham]; Herbert Wood (2); Sir Stephen Gaselee [Librarian and Keeper of the Papers at the Foreign Office] on Thucydides manuscripts loaned to JEP from Italy (8); representatives of the Equitable Life Assurance Society on JEP's life insurance (13); Michael Strachan (4); Paul Maas (6); Andrew Freeth (3); Alphonse Mingana (5); Alwyn Scholfield [Librarian to the University of Cambridge] (4); L Haines Carter, Registrar of the Medical Society of London (4); Ernest Jacob [Professor of Medieval History, University of Manchester]; Richard Dawkins [Professor of Byzantine and Modern Greek Language and Literature, University of Oxford] (2); Edgar Marchant (3); Roger Mynors, Librarian of Balliol College, Oxford; Henry Evennett [Lecturer in History, University of Cambridge] (2); Theodore Skeat [Assistant Keeper, Department of Manuscripts, British Museum]; [Lancelot] Patrick Wilkinson [Lecturer in Classics, University of Cambridge]; Hugh Last [Camden Professor of Ancient History, University of Oxford] (5); James Wilson (2); [George] Gilbert Murray; Edwin England [Headmaster of King Edward’s School, Birmingham]; Guy Griffith [Lecturer in Classics, University of Cambridge]; Stephen Williams, Department of Welsh, University of Swansea, on editing the Book of Blegored [Llyfr Blegywryd] with JEP (27).

Also includes: copies of JEP's applications for the Chairs of Greek at the University of Sydney and the University of Birmingham, and the Readership in Classics at the University of London, with references; reports of JEP's work as a fellow of Trinity, 1934-5, 1935-6; drafts in Italian of a paper by JEP for the International Congress on Papyrology on the Rendel Harris papyri; notes on Llyfr Blegywryd; drafts of JEP's Who's Who entry; press cuttings on JEP's classical career, with a photograph of [? JEP] as a small boy.


  • Creation: 1922-09 - 1946-06

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See also POLL 1/1.

Date information

DateText: The majority of folios date from the 1930's and 1940's.

Finding aid date

2002-05-08 13:55:38+00:00

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