Papers relating to Nevill Forbes, Slavonic scholar
Papers of Dr Gerald Stone relating to Nevill Forbes, assembled in the course of writing Forbes' entry in the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography. Comprises correspondence, 1998-2009, including with Forbes' niece Felicity Ashbee, notes and articles on Forbes, Felicity Ashbee's memoir of her uncle and copies of photographs (with some negatives) of him as a child, young man and adult, including some with his parents.
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Papers relating to Nevill Forbes, Slavonic scholar.
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Nevill Forbes (1883-1929) was a Slavonic scholar, noted for the influence of his grammars and textbooks, who spent most of his career at the University of Oxford. See the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
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Donated by Dr Gerald Stone in 2019.
- Catalogue of Papers relating to Nevill Forbes, Slavonic Scholar
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