The series consists of administrative correspondence and notices; and copies of the two prize-winning essays.
1967 - Gordon Johnson and Peter Khoroche
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- ReferenceGB 891 RAS UPE/28
- Dates of Creation1967 - 1968
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Gordon Johnson was President of Wolfson College between December 1993 and September 2010 and Deputy Vice-Chancellor of Cambridge University from 2002 until 2010. He was the first Provost of the Gates Cambridge Trust (2000-2010) and became President of the Royal Asiatic Society in 2009. He was made an Honorary Fellow of Wolfson College in 2010.
Educated at Richmond School, Yorkshire, and Trinity College, Cambridge, he became an historian of India, and later of Cambridge. He taught at Trinity and Selwyn Colleges before coming to Wolfson. He was Director of the Centre for South Asian Studies from 1983 to 2001. He has served on the Council of the Royal Asiatic Society including being its President.
Peter Khoroche is an independent scholar and translator as well as the author of monographs on the British artists Ivon Hitchens and Ben Nicholson. He lives in Suffolk.
The series was divided into two sub-series thus:
- RAS UPE/28/1 - Administrative Correspondence and Notices
- RAS UPE/28/2 - Essays