John Roger Fox: Bridging the gulf

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

The autobiography of J.R. Fox, 120 pages. At the front are three letters from Mr P.D. Wilmot of Himmelried (S.O.), Switzerland, to the Revd John Breay, Cambridge, June-September 1981, to whom he presented the autobiography. There is also a photograph of J.R. Fox, and another of P.D. Wilmot, both 1982.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Roger Fox was born at Honiton Clyst, near Exeter, on 26 November 1896, and educated at Dursley, Lancing College and New College, Oxford. In 1929 he entered the Agaunensian Monastery of Canons Regular of St Maurice in the Rhone Valley, Switzerland. As a monk, Fox paid extended visits to Australia, India and Singapore.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Presented by the Revd J. Breay, 1982.

Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

Other Finding Aids

None.

Subjects

Geographical Names