Sir Ellis Minns: Notebook of Russian Grammar

Scope and Content

Notes of Russian Grammar, in English. There are titles in French: on the inside is the title 'Cahier de Russe', and on the first page 'Cours de M. Boyer'; from the back of the book runs 'Cours de M. Alexandrovski'.

Administrative / Biographical History

Sir Ellis Hovell Minns (1874-1953), archaeologist and palaeographer, was a Fellow of Pembroke College, Cambridge, 1899-1953, and Disney Professor of Archaeology from 1927. He learnt Russian at the cole des Languages Orientales Vivantes, Paris, in 1898, and worked in Russia, 1898-1901.

Access Information

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Transferred from the Cataloguing Department, 1994.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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