Seven note-books containing fair copy notes by William Bernard Thompson from lectures in classical studies attended at the University of Manchester, 1932-1936

Scope and Content

1. Ancient history (Prof. D. Atkinson and Mrs. K.M.T. Atkinson) 1932-1935. 2. Greek literature, art, drama and Homer, Iliad (Prof. T.B.L. Webster); various Greek authors (J. Husband and R.E. Wycherley), 1932-1935. 3. Latin literature (Prof. W.B. Anderson, J.A. Davison, A. Hudson Williams, R.P Winnington-Ingram and E.C. Woodcock),. 1932-1935. 4. Greek philosopy (Prof. J.L. Stocks); Greek city state (Mrs. Atkinson), 1933-1936. 5. Greek drama (Prof. Webster), 1935. 6. Greek poetry (J.A. Davison), 1935. 7. Aristotle, Poetics and Plato, Politics (Prof. Webster), 1936

Administrative / Biographical History

W.B. Thompson, classicist and lecturer in education, attended the University of Manchester from 1932 to 1937. After a period as a school-teacher, he was appointed, in 1956, to a post in the School of Education, University of Leeds, where he remained until his retirement in 1979

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Acquisition Information

Gift of Mr. W.B. Thompson, April 1982


In English

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