Papers of John Knight Bostock

Scope and Content

The papers of John Knight Bostock comprising:

  • press cuttings, largely from English newspapers, concerning the teaching of modern languages, 1937-52
  • notes and letters relating to the Bostock family

Administrative / Biographical History

John Knight Bostock (d. 1963) was a Lecturer, 1928-38, and Reader, 1938-60, in German at Oxford.

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Acquisition Information

Presented to the Library in 1964.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

The Library's card catalogue for manuscripts.

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