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.
Additional miscellaneous papers of Professor G.T. Clapton
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 MS 1579
- Dates of Creationca.1919-1971
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish French
- Physical Description9 boxes, manuscript, typescript, press-cuttings, and printed material. Includes several box files.
Scope and Content
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 is unrestricted.
Gift, part of the Clapton Collection.
In English and French