Personal Papers of James Duff

Scope and Content

Papers relating to the retirement of James Duff in 1934 as a lecturer in Classics for Girton, including presentation, menu at retirement dinner, poem etc.

Administrative / Biographical History

James Duff was educated at Fettes and Trinity College, Cambridge where he read Classics 1878-82 (BA 1882, MA 1885), becoming a Fellow of Trinity in 1883. He was an eminent Latinist, a translator of the Loeb Lucan, as well as translating Russian authors, and an editor of many school texts. He was also a College Lecturer in Classics and taught language to Girton and Newnham students for over fifty years.

Conditions Governing Access

Please cite as Girton College Archive, Cambridge, Personal Papers of James Duff, GCPP Duff

Acquisition Information

0102/17 - Given by Christian Duff, April 2002.

Other Finding Aids

As at Sep 2008 an online catalogue was available at

Archivist's Note

Collection Description taken from JANUS in Sep 2008 as part of Genesis 2008 Project