Letters

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 133 VCA/6/12
  • Former Reference
      GB 133 A12/1-7
  • Dates of Creation
      1908-1914
  • Physical Description
      7 pieces

Scope and Content

From Samuel Alexander [professor of philosophy 1893-1924]:

  • /1 22 May 1908, re. M.A. regulations;
  • /2 10 November 1908, discusses 'Scotch plan' for stipends, and arrangements for paying assistants at the University;
  • /3 copy letter, 14 October 1913, refers to case of Martin Kraus, headmaster of the Jewish School, Cheetham, asking Alexander to request he repay money owed to University's Students' Aid fund;
  • /4 copy letter, 15 January 1914, confirms Alexander's appointment as pro-vice chancellor;
  • /5 'Sunday' n.d., reports conversation with Professor 'Myers' who said 'Cook' was best candidate for post [prob. chair of Greek];
  • /6 n.d., refers to contacting W. Warde Fowler [classicist] about 'Godley' concerning appointment in classics [poss. the chair of Greek];
  • /7 26 November [?], concerning teaching arrangements in the philosophy department.

Related Material

See also VCA/6/198, VCA/6/199, VCA/6/270, VCA/6/294, VCA/6/435, VCA/6/446, VCA/6/697, VCA/6/708, VCA/6/719, VCA/6/844, VCA/6/862 for correspondence concerning the University's chair in Greek, 1907-1908.