Additional miscellaneous papers of Professor G.T. Clapton

Scope and Content

Comprises: (1) Many damaged folders of research and bibliographical autograph manuscript notes on French history, literature, and literature written partly in French and partly in English; (2) Some letters written to Clapton; (3) Some offprints of articles and reviews written by his colleagues at Leeds chiefly on French studies; (4) Examination papers set by various universities and school examination boards, together with some examination scripts and envelopes; (5) A few booksellers' catalogues; (6) Some notes for lectures prepared by Clapton; (7) Some French departmental administrative papers; (8) A cheque book and a number of cheques; (9) An early collection of poems composed by Clapton in English written in a notebook dated 1919; (10) A small diary of "A journey to France", dated September '95, i.e. 1895, clearly not by Clapton.

Administrative / Biographical History

George Thomas Clapton (1898-1964) was Professor of French Language and Literature at the University of Leeds from 1949 to 1964.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Gift, part of the Clapton Collection.


In English and French

Related Material

See also MSS 1551 and 1564.

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