Literary work 1901
Papers of Walter Alexander Raleigh, 1861-1922, Professor of English Literature, Glasgow University, Scotland
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Administrative / Biographical History
Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh was born in 1861 . He was educated at University College, London, England and King's College, Cambridge, England. He was Professor of Modern Literature at University College, Liverpool, England before being appointed Professor of English Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, in 1900. He remained there until 1904. Thereafter he took up the position of Professor of English Literature at the University of Oxford, England. He became a fellow of Merton College, Oxford, England, in 1914 . His publications included, The English Novel, 1894 , Robert Louis Stevenson: An Essay, 1895 , Wordsworth, 1903 , and Six Essays on Johnson, 1910 , and many other sundry articles. He was knighted in 1911 . He died in 1928 .
Source: Who Was Who, 1916-1928, (London, 1929)
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Donated by Elizabeth Mowat, July 1962, ACCN 4126
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