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Wickenden and Other Letters, 1936-01 - 1951-08

Reference Code: GBR/0014/POLL 1/6/13

Scope and Contents

Personal correspondence, with correspondents including (Henry) James Wickenden, on subjects including his posting to India (20); Major-General Ross McCay [Military Secretary, India]; Colin Hardie [Tutor in Classics, Magdalen College, University of Oxford] on post-war degree courses at Oxford that Wickenden might apply for; Denys Winstanley [Vice-Master of Trinity College, University of Cambridge] on places Wickenden might apply for; Patrick Duff, Senior Tutor, Trinity College (5); Michael Strachan, on subjects including his military postings, the British Military Mission to Moscow [Soviet Union], 1941-2, training in intercepting German radio signals and staff changes in Intelligence (45); Guy Manton, University of Sydney [Australia] on subjects including JEP's resignation as Professor of Greek (3); Colonel Kenelm Murray, Director in Military Studies, University of Cambridge, on a job being ear-marked for JEP in the War Office (6); Frank Adcock, Foreign Office, on finding suitable war-work for JEP; Ernest Harrison, Editor of the Classical Review, on printing notes by JEP (2).

Also includes: print of poems by JEP, reprint of his article Kilmainham - the treaty that never was, on the Kilmainham Treaty of 1882, and the article The Authority of the Text, on JEP's Gospel studies; drafts of JEP's letters, particularly to Strachan, on subjects including his work in India, his respect for the German army, the imperialism of the United States; draft classical papers by JEP including, Emendations of Greek Prose Authors (1939).


  • Creation: 1936-01 - 1951-08

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Finding aid date

2002-05-08 13:58:03+00:00

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