Leonard Wilson Forster: Material for the obituary of Walter Bruford

Scope and Content

Biographical material for the memoir of Bruford in Proceedings of the British Academy, Vol.76, '1990 lectures and memoirs', 1991, including a copy of Bruford's memorial lecture on Jethro Bithell, 1979.

Administrative / Biographical History

Walter Horace Bruford (1894-1988), Professor of German, University of Edinburgh, 1929-51, and Schrder Professor of German, Cambridge, 1951-61; Leonard Wilson Forster, 1913-1997, Schrder Professor of German, 1961-79.

Conditions Governing Access

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

Acquisition Information

Presented by Professor L.W. Forster, 1992.


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

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