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Hulme, Hilda

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 977
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Hulme, Hilda
Date(s): c1947-1976
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 24 bundles
Name of creator(s): Hulme | Hilda | 1914-1983 | Lecturer in English Literature
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Hilda Hulme was born in Staffordshire in 1914 and read English at University College London (UCL) in 1932. She received a BA in 1935, and a MA in 1937. After graduation she studied for a University of London teacher's diploma and then taught at schools in Yorkshire before becoming the Temporary Assistant Lecturer in the Department of English Language and Literature at UCL in 1944. In 1947, she received a Ph.D. and stayed on as a lecturer at UCL until 1966 when she took up a Research Fellowship at the Folgar Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, USA. She returned to England and continued to work at UCL until her retirement through ill-health in 1976. Her most renowned work was Explorations in Shakespeare's English, published in 1962.


Scope and content/abstract:

Academic notebooks and indexes, c1947-1976, of Shakespearean vocabulary created by Hilda Hulme.

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Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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A summary list of the contents of the collection is available on request from the Archivist.

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1999-10-06 Keith Austin

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