University of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Philip Styles

Scope and Content

Editorial typescript; correspondence relating to obituaries and the publication of a volume in his honour.

Administrative / Biographical History

Philip Styles, 1905-1976; lecturer, 1932-1949 and Reader in English History, 1949-1970 at the University of Birmingham.

Reference: Deposit information.

For further reading about the University of Birmingham see: Eric Ives, Diane Drummond, Leonard Schwarz The First Civic University: Birmingham 1880-1980 An Introductory History ( The University of University of Birmingham Press. 2000 ).

Access Information

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Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


Further deposits are not expected.

Related Material

University of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department also holds the archives of the University of Birmingham and archives of other former staff, officials and students. Further papers of Philip Styles are located at Warwickshire County Record Office, Worcestershire Record Office, County Hall Branch and Gloucestershire Record Office.