Hugh Stanley Wilson: Correspondence

Scope and Content

Letters from Hugh Stanley Wilson to friends and colleagues, with related correspondence.

Administrative / Biographical History

Hugh Stanley Wilson (d. 1915), son of the Venerable Archdeacon James Maurice Wilson, attended Clifton School, before entering King's College, Cambridge, in 1904 (B.A., 1907; M.A., 1912). After completing his studies he taught in schools in France, before becoming Master at Rugby. He joined the Worcestershire Regiment at the outbreak of the Second World War, and was killed in action on 15 September 1915.

Access Information

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

Acquisition Information

Presented by the family and friends of Hugh Stanley Wilson, 1920.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Wilson in A register of admissions to King's College, Cambridge, 1797-1925, 2nd edition (London, 1929), pp. 363-364.

Other Finding Aids

Additional Manuscripts Catalogue.


Some of the letters are published in Hugh Stanley Wilson, Letters to his family and friends (Cambridge, 1919).