1936 - Dennis Wood

Scope and Content

The material within this series consists of administrative correspondence, correspondence with the winner, the prize essay, and newspaper cuttings.

Administrative / Biographical History

Dennis Wood was a student of the University of Bristol.


The material was arranged into sub-series thus:

  • RAS UPE/5/1 - Administrative Correspondence
  • RAS UPE/5/2 - Correspondence with Dennis Wood
  • RAS UPE/5/3 - Essay
  • RAS UPE/5/4 - Newspaper Cuttings

Related Material

In the Minutes for the Council Meeting for 12 March 1936 it was recorded that the request from the Dean of the Faculty of Arts at the University of Bristol, concerning permission to extend the years post matriculation as a special case, was granted. In the Minutes for 8 October 1936, it was recorded that 4 essays had been received and forwarded to Sir E Maclagan, the convener of the Committee. The Minutes for 12 November 1936 record the decision of the Committee to award the prize to Dennis Wood of the University of Bristol. The Committee for the following year was also appointed.
In the Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society, 1937(3) p.549 in the Report of the Anniversary General Meeting it was reported that the Universities Prize essay had be won by Mr Dennis Wood.