Papers of Professor J.M.Roberts

Scope and Content

Programme notes and working scripts for the BBC television series The Triumph of the West, together with correspondence regarding this programme, 1977-85; drafts for the book The Triumph of the West and a BBC brochure for the book. Engagement diary, while Vice Chancellor, 1982-3; a tape of Radio Glen's programme 'Talking shop', conversation between Chris Carnegy and Professor John Roberts, 1984; a menu of a dinner in honour of Professor and Mrs Roberts, 1985, and notes for an oration for Professor J.S.Bromley

Administrative / Biographical History

Dr John Morris Roberts (1928-) was Prize Fellow, Magdalen College, Oxford, 1951-3; Commonwealth Fund Fellow, Princeton and Yale, 1953-4; Fellow and Tutor at Merton College, Oxford, 1953-79; acting Warden of Merton College, 1969-70 and 1977-9; Senior Proctor, Oxford University, 1967-8; Vice Chancellor and Professor, University of Southampton, 1979-85; Warden of Merton College, Oxford, 1984-1991.

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