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Harris, Sylvia Clare (b 1931)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0367 SHA
Held at: Institute of Modern Languages
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Full title: Harris, Sylvia Clare (b 1931)
Date(s): 1953-1980
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 5 boxes
Name of creator(s): Harris | Sylvia Clare | b 1931 | German scholar
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Sylvia Clare Harris b 1931: MA (London) 1954 with thesis An early New High German translation of the Historia trium regum by Johannes de Hildesheim edited from Pap. Man. no. 15, Stadt- und Stiftsarchiv, Aschaffenburg.


Scope and content/abstract:

Correspondence and papers of Sylvia Clare Harris, 1953-1980, comprising:
Correspondence with academics and academic libaries on texts of the Historia trium regum, with microfilms and photocopies, 1953-1980; correspondence on Max Behland and his work, 1962-1963; correspondence with Marion Lee Miller on consultation of his thesis, 1977; correspondence on article on Johannes von Hildesheim for Verfasserlexicon, 1978-1979; handwritten transcripts of manuscripts of the Historia trium regum; notes and papers on the Historia trium regum, including copy of Harris's thesis, 1954-1974; photocopies and other reproductions of Historia trium regum manuscripts; miscellaneous papers including copy of A study of the language of medieval German homiletics London PhD thesis by Lawrence M Rice, 1973; notes on German literature 1400-1700.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, Latin and German

System of arrangement:

As described in the scope and content.

Conditions governing access:

Researchers should apply to consult material at least forty-eight hours in advance by letter, facsimile, e-mail or telephone. The Library staff need a name and contact number, a concise and clear idea of the nature of the enquiry and a date and time for consultation.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Photocopies may be made, although this is at the discretion of the Librarian and is dependent on the nature of the material.

Finding aids:

Box list

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Source of acquisition by IGS not known

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Alan Kucia as part of theRSLP AIM25 Project.

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

Date(s) of descriptions:
May 2002

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