Lincoln College Record 1967-68

Scope and Content

Volume of the Lincoln College Record, published by the University Press. Editorial opens with quotation from a letter to Cardinal Wolsey in 1521 concerning poor standards of Oxford undergraduates; editor sees a parallel as "'cankered members' are equally prevalent, retarded adolescents and frustrated young graduates, scruffy-looking men and even scruffier women". Part of wider political revolutions in the university. Editor also takes issue with assessment in The Times of Lincoln's performance as surprising for "'the once rather dim college'". Also includes:

  • a brief history of The Mitre (and photograph from 1907) on acquisition for undergraduate rooms;
  • short essay by Vivian Green on endowment of Seacourt estate;
  • short essay by Harold Hanbury on his time at college pre-Keith Murray;
  • photographs of Iffley Mill (1862) and "the Old Buildings in the Grove";
  • lengthy obituary of Howard Florey.

35 pages (with photographs).