Wilson Knight papers

Scope and Content

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).

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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Related Material

Tape 436: interview recorded with Peter Liddle in April 1977.