Letters from William Paton Ker

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  • /1 19 January 1889, Personal: Gudbrand Vigfusson. F.Y. Powell.
  • /2 7 Feb 1889, Personal/Political: Death of Gudbrand Vigfusson. Liberal Unionism.
  • /3 6 Jun 1889, Personal.
  • /4 8 May 1889, Academic: Election to chair English Literature, University College,London.
  • /5 n.d. Dec 1889, Academic: Owens College chair of history. testimonial.
  • /6 17 Feb 1890, Personal: Congratulations on chair of history, Owens College.
  • /7 16 Jan 1891, Political: Liberal Unionism.
  • /8 30 Nov 1891, Personal: Lunch invitation.
  • /9 8 Dec 1892, Academic: R. Beesly.
  • /10 24 Nov n.y. c. 1893, Academic: Appointment to chair of history at U.C.L. C.H.Firth.
  • /11 16 Apr 1894, Academic: University of Glasgow, chair of history
  • /12 13 Mar 1897, Scholarly: Ker's Epic and Romance.
  • /13 20 Jun 1901, Academic: Owens College, chair of English Literature. C.H. Herford. C.E.Vaughan.
  • /14 10 Mar 1902, Personal/Academic: U.C.L. College Literary Society.
  • /15 16 Mar 1902, Personal: Thanks for HistoricalEssays.
  • /16 Feb 1906, Personal: Thanks for State Trials.
  • /17 30 Nov 1907, Academic: University of Manchester. Election to Hulme Chair of Greek. A.D.Godley. R. Burrows.
  • /18 St Thorlac's Day 1907, Academic: University of Manchester Hulme chair of Greek. Electionof R. Burrows.
  • /19 6 Mar 1909, Personal.
  • /20 12 Feb 1915, Personal: Thanks for Edward II.
  • /21 15 Feb 1915, Personal: Margaret Tout. Hilda Johnstone.
  • /22 3 Jan 1917, Academic: British Academy. J.E.Sars.
  • /23 27 Jan 1917, Academic: British Academy. H.A.L. Fisher. I.Gollancz. J.Tait.
  • /24 (24) Feb 1918, Personal/Scholarly/Academic: 'Medieval Town Planning' British Academy.J.Tait. W.Leaf. B.M.Olsen.
  • /25 8 Jul 1920, Academic: British Academy. Nomination of J.M.Keynes.
  • /26 25 Feb 1921, Academic: British Academy. Nomination of James Tait. G.P.Gooch.
  • /27 n.d. c.Feb1922), Academic: Sir Henry Jones, Life and Philosophyof Edward Caird.
  • /28 Personal/Scholarly/Academic: France and, England. BritishAcademy. Viscount Haldane. H.Pirenne. P.Fredericq.
  • /29. 5 Jul 1922, Personal.

Administrative / Biographical History

William Paton Ker (1855-1923). Contemporary of Tout at Balliol, later professor of Englishliterature and language at Cardiff and London.