AIM25 : Click here to go back to the AIM25 homepage
Archives in London and the M25 area

MURRELL, Eric Sidney (d 1983)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA Murrell
Held at: King's College London College Archives
  Click here to find out how to view this collection at ›
Full title: MURRELL, Eric Sidney (d 1983)
Date(s): 1930
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 1 volume
Name of creator(s): Murrell | Eric Sidney | d 1983 | author


Administrative/Biographical history:

Studied at Lincoln College, Oxford, 1922-1930; submitted thesis for the degree of B Litt, Oxford University, 1930; died, 1983. Connection with King's College London not known. Publications: "Girart de Roussillon" and the "Tristan" Poems (Bales & Wilde, Chesterfield, 1926); as editor, The Death of Tristan, from Deuce MS 189 ([New York, 1928]); For your tomorrow: a cipher-sergeant's diary, 1941-1945, by 2075687, known in civilian life as Eric S Murrell (Dorchester Plush, c1999), concerning Burma campaign, World War Two.


Scope and content/abstract:

Bound typescript thesis by E S Murrell, 1930, entitled 'The Tristan Legend in Medieval French Literature. A Historico-Bibliographical Survey', with manuscript annotations. The labelling of the thesis as a doctoral thesis is apparently in error.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, French

System of arrangement:

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of reader's undertaking form.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies, subject to the condition of the original, may be supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Director of Archive Services, King's College London.

Finding aids:

Collection level description available in reading room at King's College London Archives.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by the author. Apparently received by King's College in 1978.

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project. Sources: brief description in King's College London Manuscripts and Private Papers: A Select Guide (1982); British Library OPAC; information from Rob Wilkes, Bodleian Library, Oxford, and Fiona Piddock, Librarian, Lincoln College, Oxford.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Jan 2001

Related Subject Search

* To search for other records with similar subjects, tick any subjects above then click "Run New Search"

Related Personal Name Search

* To search for other records with similar names, tick any names above then click "Run New Search"