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Sparrow (J.H.A.), 1933-1982

MS. Berlin 281
Held at the Weston Library

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  1. (fols. 13-14) comments following a dinner with Virginia Woolf, 1933
  2. (fols. 15-16) advice to Berlin on whether to write a book on Marx, [1933]
  3. (fols. 34-39) discussion of Sparrow's re-election as a fellow of All Souls College, 1936
  4. (fols. 49-51) letter sent to Sparrow by a supporter of Hitler, 1938
  5. (fol. 68) letter annotated with unrelated draft by Berlin on Marx, possibly for revision of Karl Marx, 1946
  6. (fols. 99-101) comments on Maurice Bowra's knighthood, 1951
  7. (fols. 102-146) letters about the All Souls College Wardenship elections, culminating in Sparrow's appointment, 1951-1952
  8. (fol. 110) notes by Berlin on Joseph de Maistre, on the back of a telegram, 1951
  9. (fol. 168) discussion by Berlin of the offer to him of the Wardenship of Nuffield College, 1953
  10. (fols. 187-190) Berlin's application for re-election to a Research Fellowship at All Souls College, 1955
  11. (fols. 194) description by Berlin of a lecture by A.L. Rowse in the United States, 1955
  12. (fols. 226-228) comments by Sparrow on Berlin's knighthood, 1957
  13. (fol. 229) comments by Sparrow on the Wolfenden Report, 1957
  14. (fols. 256-260, 264) discussion of proposed changes to fellowships at All Souls College, 1965
  15. (fols. 262-265) discussion of the offer to Berlin of the headship of Iffley College, 1965
  16. (fols. 294-295) offer to Berlin of a Distinguished Fellowship of All Souls College, 1975


  • Creation: 1933-1982


302 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Berlin 281

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Weston Library
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