Includes postcards, offprints etc. as well as letters. A small collection of printed books is also shelved with the archive, notably by either Bithell himself or by Alfred Mombert.
Correspondence of and other material related to Jethro Bithell
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 MS 199
- Dates of Creation1908-1962
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish Danish Flemish Dutch French German
- Physical Description5 boxes, 4 pamphlet boxes and 1 envelope Manuscript, typescript and printed items
Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
Jethro Bithell was head of the Department of German at Birkbeck College from 1910 until his retirement in 1938. An obituary notice appeared in The Times for 6 March 1962, and see also the Festschrift issue of German life and letters, N.S. 11, July 1958.
Access is unrestricted
The bequest of Jethro Bithell
In English, Danish, Flemish, Dutch, French and German
Other Finding Aids
Contents listed in Handlist 11. The letters are indexed in the Letters database. http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/letters/letintro.htm
The bequest is noted in University of Leeds Review, 8, December 1962, pp.146-153.