Collected papers of Arthur Ravenscroft on the teaching and publication of Commonwealth literature

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Includes correspondence; student records, examiners' records; lecture notes; conference papers; galley proofs, copyright forms, correspondence and editorial papers of the Journal of Commonwealth literature, miscellaneous periodical issues

Administrative / Biographical History

Arthur Ravenscroft resigned from the University of Stellenbosch in 1957 and then spent five years at University College, Rhodesia, before joining the School of English at the University of Leeds in 1963. He was a specialist in Commonwealth literature and was the first editor of the Journal of Commonwealth literature from 1964 until 1976

Conditions Governing Access

Access is unrestricted

Acquisition Information

Received from the School of English, October 1989