CollectionGB 0231 University of Aberdeen, Special Collections
Ref NoMS 2208
TitleAdolphus A. Jack, Professor of English: letters and papers
Date1500 - 1939
Extent1 box and 1 item (0.35 linear metres)
Creator NameJack, Adolphus Alfred (1869-1946), English professor
Administrative HistoryAdolphus Alfred Jack (1869-1946) was Professor of English at Aberdeen University from 1915-1938. His contacts with the literary world of the early twentieth century are reflected in the correspondence which forms part of MS 2208.
DescriptionCollection of letters and papers of Professor Adolphus A. Jack. The collection itself is miscellaneous in nature, and includes copies of lectures delivered by Professor Jack, material associated with Jack's uncle, John Nichol of Glasgow University, and poetical works presented to Jack. A number of letters were found loose in books belonging to Jack, which now form part of the 'Jack library' in the University's English department.
AppraisalThis material has been appraised in line with normal procedures.
AccrualsNone expected.
ArrangementThe collection originally included a copy of 'Three poems upon the death of the late usurper Oliver Cromwell' by J. Drydon, Mr Sprat of Oxford and Edmund Waller. This was transferred to the library's special collection of printed works
Access StatusOpen
Access ConditionsThe records are available subject to the signed acceptance of the Department's access conditions.
Physical DescriptionNo physical conditions affecting use of collection.
Related MaterialFurther material relating to A. A. Jack's academic career can be found in MSU 499-502 and MSU 550.
MS 3102 - lecture given by A. A. Jack on Robert Henryson.
MS 3308 - Professor William Jack (father of A. A. Jack): historical notes (1988).
Finding AidsSummary list also available in the Reading Room at Special Libraries and Archives, University of Aberdeen.
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