The J. G. Crowther Archive 1920-1974
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The British Council is the United Kingdoms public diplomacy and cultural organisation. Part of its work is to send British writers on trips abroad in order to help international artistic understanding. From the guide to the British Council letters and reports, 1960-2001, (Reading University: Special Collections Services) ...
The library of C.K. Odgen, Great Britain, was purchased for the University of California in 1957. The approximately 74,000 volumes were distributed to various UC campuses, with 6,213 to UC Berkeley. These were distributed in the General Library, including the Moffitt Undergraduate Library and the Rare Books and Special Collections Dept. Some titles determined to be UCB duplicates were transferred subsequently to other UC campuses. From the description of Charles Kay Ogden collection....
Alfred Leslie Rowse (1903-1997), historian, poet, diarist, biographer and critic, was born in Tregonissey near St. Austell, Cornwall, to Dick Rowse (china-clay worker) and Annie Vaston. He attended St. Austell grammar school and won a scholarship to Christ Church, Oxford, gaining a first class honours degree in history in 1925 when he was also elected Fellow of All Souls, Oxford (the first man from a working-class background to do so). It was during this period that he established s...
Epithet: biologist British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001035.0x000336 ...
Schoolteacher, lecturer on scientific and public affairs, and advisor to technical and scientific publishers; Manchester Guardian's first scientific correspondent. Appointed first director of the science department of the British Council during World War II. After the war, Crowther held high office in the World Federation of Scientific workers. From the description of Papers, 1920-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84584558 James Gerald Crowther (1899-1983) ga...