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Correspondence, 1895-1959 [manuscript]
Bib ID 2214969
Format ManuscriptManuscript
Author
Smith, David Nichol, 1875-1962
 
Access Conditions Available for reference. Not for loan. 
Description 1895-1959 
4 cm. 
Summary

Selections of letters to and from distinguished colleagues of Nichol Smith. Main correspondents are Dr. William Beattie, Prof. George Saintsbury, John Hay Lobban, Sir Walter Wilson Greg, Sir Charles H. Pirth, W.N. Raleigh, Canon Henry Ellershaw, Prof. James Sutherland, Prof. George Gordon and the Earl of Crawford and Balcarres. Transcription of "The Battle of Maldon" on paper with watermark date 1822. Found in George Hickes Linguaruan Vett. Septentrionalium thesaurus grammatico-criticus' (1705) DNS 6669.

Biography/History

David Nichol Smith (1875-1962) was Merton Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford from 1929 until his retirement in 1946. He was an authority on English Literature from the Restoration to the end of the eighteenth century.

Notes

Manuscript reference no. : NLA MS 5411.

Reproduction Photocopies. 
Subjects Smith, David Nichol, - 1875-1962 - Archives.  |  English literature - Research.  |  College teachers - Great Britain - Archives.
Time Coverage 1895-1959 
Occupation Academics

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