Papers, 1908-1964, of Sir Richard Arthur Surtees Paget, comprising published works with proofs of 'Human Speech' (1930), 'Babel' (1930) and 'This English' (1935); manuscript and typescript copies of lectures and publications, 1922-1964; working papers, 1922-1948; correspondence, 1922-1950.
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- ReferenceGB 103 PAGET
- Dates of Creation1908-1964
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description12 boxes
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Administrative / Biographical History
Paget was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1895. He was Secretary to the Patent Law Committee, 1900; Secretary to the University College Transfer Commission, 1905; Assistant Secretary to the Admiralty Board of Invention and Research, 1915-1918; and President of the British Deaf and Dumb Association, 1953. He published many writings on human speech and language.
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Presented by Lady Paget in July 1977.
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