- Geography notebooks 1931-1932;
- Modern European History notebooks 1930-1932;
- Spanish Literature notebook c1931-1932.
Papers of Leonard Stephen Downes, c.1911-1989, arts graduate, University of Glasgow, Scotland
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- ReferenceGB 248 DC 315
- Dates of Creation1931-1932
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description8 volumesThere are no physical characteristics that affect the use of this material.
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Administrative / Biographical History
Leonard Stephen Downes was born in Croyden, Surrey, England, c1911 . Downes began studying at the University of Glasgow in 1929 , taking English and French during his first year. In his second year he studied Modern European History, Logic and Metaphysics. In his third year he studied Geography and Spanish. In his fourth year he studied French and Spanish. He graduated MA Honours in French and Spanish in 1934 , and went onto a career as a Lecturer in Portugal and Brazil. In 1954 he became Secretary for the British Council and by 1966 had been awarded an OBE and made a British Council Representative. He died in 1989 .
The arrangement of this material reflects the original order in which it was received
Deposit : L S Downes : Fareham, Hants : 1987
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Fonds level and lower level descriptions compiled by Ruth Boreham, Archives Assistant, 16 July 2002. Converted to Encoded Archival Description by David Powell, Hub Project Archivist, 18 June 2002. Catalogue edited by Michelle Kaye, Archives Assistant, 13 July 2012.