Pollard Notebooks

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Notebooks of lecture notes on history.

Administrative / Biographical History

Albert Pollard was born in Ryde on 16 December 1869. He went to Jesus College Oxford and achieved a first class honours in Modern History in 1891. He became Assistant Editor of the 'Dictionary of National Biography' in 1893. He was Professor of Constitutional History at University College London from 1903 to 1931. He was a member of the Royal Historical Manuscripts Commission, and founder of the the Historical Association, 1906. He was Editor of 'History', 1916-1922, and of the 'Bulletin' of the Institute of Historical Research, 1923-1939. He published 500 articles in the 'Dictionary of National Biography', and many other books and papers concerning history. Pollard died on 3 August 1948.

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