Photograph Album 3

Scope and Content

Album contains images of Johnians. Also one view of Eagle Gateway, New Court, St John's.

Administrative / Biographical History

Admitted pensioner at St John's, 1892; B.A. 1895; M.A. 1900; Assistant Keeper at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1899-1934; F.S.A.

Benians was born in Goudhurst, Kent in 1880. His father was the headmaster of Bethany School in Goudhurst, and it was here that Benians received his schooling. He was admitted to St John's in 1899 and became a Fellow in 1906. Benians was appointed Lecturer in History in 1912, became a Tutor in 1918, and Senior Tutor in 1926. In the same year he was made University Lecturer in History, specialising in the history of the British colonies and dependencies, and the United States of America. He was Master of St John's from 1933 until his death in 1952, and served as Vice-Chancellor of the University 1939-41.

Admitted pensioner at St John's, 1886; B.A. 1889; M.A. 1894.

Acquisition Information

Album given by the son of Herbert Andrews in 1950 containing photographs 1-7. Photographs 8-9, from the papers of E.A. Benians added at a later date. Photographs 10-13, from the papers of E. P. Gatty added at a later date. Photograph 15, from the papers of Bushe-Fox, added at a later date.

Note

Admitted pensioner at St John's, 1892; B.A. 1895; M.A. 1900; Assistant Keeper at the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1899-1934; F.S.A.

Benians was born in Goudhurst, Kent in 1880. His father was the headmaster of Bethany School in Goudhurst, and it was here that Benians received his schooling. He was admitted to St John's in 1899 and became a Fellow in 1906. Benians was appointed Lecturer in History in 1912, became a Tutor in 1918, and Senior Tutor in 1926. In the same year he was made University Lecturer in History, specialising in the history of the British colonies and dependencies, and the United States of America. He was Master of St John's from 1933 until his death in 1952, and served as Vice-Chancellor of the University 1939-41.

Admitted pensioner at St John's, 1886; B.A. 1889; M.A. 1894.

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