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Bowra (Sir Maurice), 1932-1971

MS. Berlin 246
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 9-14) letters from Bowra at Harvard University, including discussion of an offer of a permanent postion there, 1936-1937
  2. (fols. 15-16) comments on the likely breaking of Bowra's engagement to Audrey Beecham, 1937
  3. (fols. 62-63) discussion of the Wardenship elections at All Souls College, 1951-1952
  4. (fols. 71-79) correspondence about the offer of the Nuffield College Wardenship to Berlin, 1953
  5. (fols. 91-93) description by Berlin of a visit to the invalid Frankfurters, and Berlin's impressions of John and Jacqueline Kennedy after meeting them, 1962
  6. (fols. 104-107) discussion of the offer of the headship of Iffley College to Berlin, 1965
  7. (fols. 110-117) extract on Berlin from the draft of Bowra's memoirs, together with Berlin's comments, 1966
  8. (fol. 119) congratulations from Bowra on Berlin's securing the funding for Iffley College, afterwards Wolfson College, 1966
  9. (fols. 121-122) comments by Berlin on the published version of Bowra's memoirs, 1966


  • Creation: 1932-1971


139 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 246

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom