Paget Papers

Scope and Content

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).

Administrative / Biographical History

Paget was called to the Bar at the Inner Temple in 1895. In 1900 he was Secretary to the Patent Law Committee; in 1905 Secretary to the University College Transfer Commission; 1915-1918, Assistant Secretary to the Admiralty Board of Invention and Research; and in 1953 President of the British Deaf and Dumb Association. He published many writings on human speech and language.

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Acquisition Information

Presented by Lady Muriel Paget in July 1977.

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