John Reynolds Wardale Papers

Scope and Content

Mainly copies of earlier College records on administration and alumni with additional biographical notes on students, fellows and Masters at Clare, with some loose items including newspaper cuttings, death notices, dinner menus.

Administrative / Biographical History

(1859-1931), matriculated at Clare in 1878, became a Fellow in 1882, Junior Tutor in 1894, sole Tutor in 1915, remained as Lecturer until 1923. Compiled the "Notes" from his research into the College records for the published history "Clare College" (1899) as part of the series of University of Cambridge College histories, for "Clare College Letters and Documents" as well as for general interest.

Related Material

See obituary at CCHR/2/WAR; also Harrison index and publication, "Notes on the Masters Fellows etc"