Papers of Jack E C Thornton

Scope and Content

Box 1

Diaries 1961-1971

Box 2

Diaries 1972-1981

Box 3

Diaries 1947-1960

Box 4

Diaries 1939-1943. Also two other wartime diaries, undated

Diary February-June 1939, red diary "Solihull", undated but probably also 1939

Blue notebook, "At Pitman Road School, City of Birmingham Education Committee" - teaching practice notes, 1938

Diary of first term at Cambridge (loose paper bundle)

Diary of a visit to Dresden as a schoolboy, 1933

Administrative / Biographical History

After a short teaching career Thornton moved on the become an education adviser across the UK and internationally. He worked as a lecturer for a short time in the Department of Education in Developing Countries at the IOE (1978-1979).

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