Cassette tape of funeral service for Arthur Brown, former Professor of English, UCL (1962-1969) and Professor of Library Studies and Director of School of Library, Archive and Information Studies (1962-1973).
Funeral service for Arthur Albert Brown
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Arthur Brown: born, 1921; educated at Urmston Grammar School; undergraduate, Department of English, University College London, 1939-1941; served in the Royal Air Force, 1941-1946; undergraduate, Department of English, University College London, 1946-1947; BA, 1947; Quain Student, Department of English, University College London, 1947-1950; MA, 1949; Lecturer, Department of English, University College London, 1950-1956; Commonwealth Fund Fellow, mainly at Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington, Huntington Library, California, libraries of Harvard and Yale, and Universities of Texas and Virginia, 1953-1954; Reader in English, University College London, by conferment of title, 1956-1962; Foyle Research Fellow, Shakespeare Institute, Stratford-upon-Avon (University of Birmingham), 1958-1959; General Editor, The Malone Society, 1961-1971; Professor of English, University College London, by conferment of title, 1962-1969; DLitt, 1965; Senior Fellow, South Eastern Institute of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Duke University, North Carolina, 1966; Professor of Library Studies and Director of School of Library, Archive and Information Studies, University College London, 1969-1973; Fellow of University College London, 1971; Commonwealth Visiting Professor of English, Sydney University, 1972; Professor of English, Monash University, Victoria, Australia, from 1973; President, Bibliographical Society of Australia and New Zealand, 1974-1976; hobbies included amateur printing; died, 1979. Publications include: 'A Whole Theatre of Others' (1960); 'Edmond Malone and English Scholarship' (1963); edited, with P G Foote, 'Early English and Norse Studies' (1963); articles and studies in 'Modern Language Review', 'Modern Language Quarterly', 'Shakespeare Survey', 'The Library', 'Studies in Bibliography', 'Year's Work in English Studies', 'Philological Quarterly', and elsewhere. Editor (alone and in collaboration) of numerous volumes for the Malone Society.
The papers are available subject to the usual conditions of access to Archives and Manuscripts material, after the completion of a Reader's Undertaking.
Given in 1989 by A Tattersall, Secretary of UCL.