Letters from John Strachan

Scope and Content

  • /1 Jun 1898, Scholarly: The Papacy.
  • /2 23 Jul 1905, Academic: University of Manchester. Teaching of Welsh.
  • /3 12 Aug 1905, Personal.
  • /4 8 Jul 1906, Personal.
  • /5 12 Jul 1906, Academic: University of Manchester.
  • /6 n.d. Fragment.

/7 Papers relating to High Court Case (Chancery Division Feb 1909. Evans v. Tout & others,over publication of J. Strachan's An Introduction to EarlyWelsh

  • a. Obituaries of J. Strachan. I) 28 Sep 1907, The Irish Times II) 28 Sep 1907, Freeman's Journal III) 5 Oct 1907, IV) 19Oct 1907, The Leader, V) 20 Oct 1907 TheTimes.
  • b. Notes relating to Preface of An Introduction to EarlyWelsh.
  • c. MS. material relating to Court case. I) Copies of letters to Tout by J. Strachan. J.G.Evans. II) Abstracts of letters to T F Tout by J.S. J.G.E. III) MS. notes by T F Tout of Court case.
  • d. Printed materials relating to Court case. I) Statement of claim. II) Defence. III)Evidence. 8 Feb 1909, 9 Feb 1909.
  • e. Letters. I) J.G. Evans.21 Aug 1905., Scholarly: II) J.F. Fisher.8 Mar 1909, Personal:Thanks for J Strachan Introduction III) W.H. Goulty. 21 Jan 1909., Business: Court case. 19 Mar.1905., Business: Court costs. IV) P. Giles. 8 Mar 1909., Personal: Thanks for Intro. V P.O.Lawrence. 21 Dec 1908., Business: Court case. VI) A.G. Little, 11 Feb 1909., Personal: Court case.VII) A. Meyer, 22 Mar 1909., Personal: Introduction. VIII) K. Meyer. 10 Mar 1909., Personal: Courtcase. 17 Mar 1909, Personal: Introduction. IX) T. O'Maille, 22 Mar 1909., Scholarly: Intro. X) T.Powel. 13 Mar 1909., Personal: Thanks for Intro. XI) L. J. Roberts. 7 Mar 1909, Personal: Thanks forIntro. XII) The Times, 1 Oct 1907, Business: Obituary of J.Strachan. XIII) P Vinogradoff, 18 Mar 1909 , Personal: Thanks for Intro.

Administrative / Biographical History

John Strachan (1862-1907, philologist, was professor of Greek and comparative philology at theUniversity of Manchester; he was also an expert in Celtic languages.