File: Chair of English Language and Germanic Philology (Gordon)

Scope and Content

Correspondence relating to the appointment of E.V. Gordon (1896-1938) as professor of English language and German philology in 1931, and correspondence concerning the appointment of a successor to Gordon in 1938-1939. In the event, an appointment to the chair was not made. G. L. Brook was appointed to the chair of English language in 1945.

Former reference: 23

Related Material

For later appointments to chairs of English language and of English literature, see VCA/7/470-472 .