Archive of Averil Cameron
Comprises papers and correspondence relating mainly to Cameron's academic work including books, published and unpublished lectures, and articles. Also includes some personal correspondence and papers relating to societies Cameron is associated with.
- Creation: 1962-2022, n.d.
1.68 Linear metres (24 boxes)
Language of Materials
- Greek, Modern (1453-)
Conditions Governing Access
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Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. 22596/1].
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Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 22596
Archive of Averil Cameron (b. 1940), historian and professor of late antiquity and Byzantine history.
Biographical / Historical
Averil Millicent Cameron, nee Sutton, (b. 1940) is a historian of late antiquity, classics and Byzantine studies. From 1965 to 1994 she was Professor of Late Antique and Byzantine History at King's College London. She was Warden of Keble College, Oxford, from 1994 to 2010.
She has been associated with various academic societies including as founding director of the Centre for Hellenic Studies at King's College London. Since 2018 she has been President of the Society for the Promotion of Byzantine Studies.
Her published works include:
- Agathias, 1970
- History as Text, 1989
- Images of Women in Antiquity, 1983; revised 1993
- The Byzantines, 2006
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Given by Averil Cameron, Mar 2023.
- Catalogue of the archive of Averil Cameron
- Francesca Miller
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Catalogued with the generous support of the Carnegie Corporation.
- Edition statement
- First edition.