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Correspondence and minutes of Henry Jackson concerning the teaching of Greek at Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5958.22
Scope and Contents

This group of papers concerns one stage in the long campaign to relax the hold of compulsory Greek on the University's curriculum and examinations, culminating in the publication of two reports by the Studies and Examinations Syndicate in 1904 and 1906.

Dates: 22 Dec. 1902-11 July 1903
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Correspondence of Professor Henry Jackson concerning the Acton Library

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7720
Scope and Contents In 1890 Lord Acton, whose financial affairs were in a state of some embarrassment, decided to sell his vast historical library at auction, and the first part of what was to have been a many-volumed catalogue was issued by Messrs Puttick & Simpson, containing 2,400 lots to be sold on eight days in July. Before this sale took place, Andrew Carnegie had (at the suggestion of Acton's friend and political mentor Gladstone) purchased the entire library, and allowed Acton to retain possession...
Dates: 1902-1903
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Jackson (1839-1921): notebook and letters relating to the 'Greek Question'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7320
Scope and Contents Notebook including meeting minutes with letters to Henry Jackson concerning the place of Greek in the University of Cambridge's curriculum and examinations at the University 1878-80 and 1904-06 [1] An account of the movement for examination reform in the 1870s and of the work of the Greek Syndicate is given in D.A. Winstanley, 'Later Victorian Cambridge' (1947), chapter V. Further papers of Jackson concerning the Syndicate are at MS Add.5944/25 and 39. [2] A scrapbook made by A.C. Seward...
Dates: 1879-1880
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Jackson (1839-1921): papers and letters dealing with the 'Greek Question'

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7319
Scope and Contents Correspondence and papers of Henry Jackson concerning the place of Greek in the University of Cambridge's curriculum and examinations at the University 1878-80 and 1904-06 [1] An account of the movement for examination reform in the 1870s and of the work of the Greek Syndicate is given in D.A. Winstanley, 'Later Victorian Cambridge' (1947), chapter V. Further papers of Jackson concerning the Syndicate are at MS Add.5944/25 and /39. [2] A scrapbook made by A.C. Seward dealing with the 'Greek...
Dates: 1904-1906
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Jackson: Lectures on the History of Greek Philosophy

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6411
Scope and Contents

Lectures on Greek philosophy delivered by Henry Jackson, Michaelmas term, 1873, 154 folios. The text is on the recto. On the verso are headings and references.

Dates: 1873
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Jackson: Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6322-6323
Scope and Contents The bulk of the papers concern two subjects: the parliamentary bills of 1876 for the establishment of statutory commissions to consider the transfer of significant parts of the endowments of Oxford and Cambridge colleges to the use of the respective universities; and the scholarly criticism that in 1891 greeted F.G. Kenyon's edition of Aristotle's treatise on the Athenian constitution. There are also short series of letters from Jackson to two members of the Library's staff, C.E. Sayle and...
Dates: 1876-1921
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Henry Jackson: Praelection for Greek professorship

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7981
Scope and Contents Jackson's manuscript of his praelection for the Regius Professorship of Greek (following the death of Professor B.H. Kennedy), read before the Vice-Chancellor and members of the Council on 25 May 1889. 'I am now to expound the first and second chapters of the First Book of Xenophon's Memorabilia. The special purpose which throughout I shall keep in view, is, the more exact determination of the causes which led to the indictment, the condemnation, and the execution of the philosopher...
Dates: 25 May 1889
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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Latimer Neville: Scrapbook on Cambridge University Elections

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.9237
Scope and Contents Scrapbook on the elections of University M.P.s, the Chancellor and the High Steward. "Previous proceedings and correspondence are in another book", not preserved with this scrapbook. The volume contains letters, flysheets, pamphlets and additional papers relating to the selection of the Conservative candidate H. Cecil Raikes for the University, 1882 (pp.1-47,186-187); the formation of the Cambridge Conservative Association, 1891 (with letters from G.H. Darwin, G.F. Browne and J.H. Gray)...
Dates: 1880-1900 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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