Typescript notes, lecture and a reprint of the published lecture.
A.E. Housman: typescript of inaugural lecture as Kennedy Professor of Latin 1911
- For more information, email the repository
- Advice on accessing these materials
- Cite this description
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 12 MS Add.7747
- Dates of Creation1967-1968
- Language of MaterialEnglish .
- Physical Description0.003 cubic metre(s) 1 folder Paper
Scope and Content
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact email@example.com. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
The typescript was presented to Cambridge University Library in 1968 by R.E. Symons Esq, owner of the document and legatee of the A.E. Housman copyrights.
This finding aid has been converted from a catalogue created by S.G. Roberts in September 2014
Other Finding Aids
A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.
The inaugural lecture was not published during Housman's lifetime, and the manuscript was destroyed after his death. A typescript copy was discovered in 1967 among the papers of Laurence Housman by John Carter, who published it in the Times Literary Supplement.