26 copied photographs, 1918-1920, with caption list (nd); 2 bound volumes of photocopied typescript recollections 'Road to Kasvin: Memories of a Despatch Rider in the Middle East, 1916-1920' (nd); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with Peter Liddle (April 1977).
Wilson Knight papers
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 206 Liddle Collection MES 112
- Dates of Creation1916-1977
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 box; typescript and photographs (mostly photocopy).
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Administrative / Biographical History
G. Wilson Knight (1897-1985) was born at Sutton, Surrey, and educated at Dulwich. He served as a Despatch Rider in Mesopotamia and, after the War, in Persia. Later he became Professor of English Literature at the University of Leeds.
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Access is unrestricted.
Other Finding Aids
Mesopotamia catalogue (hard copy) http://www.leeds.ac.uk/library/spcoll/liddle/index.htm
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