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Subotic Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0369 SUB
Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
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Full title: Subotic Collection
Date(s): c 1952
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: Typescript, 866 pp and manuscript in ring binder
Name of creator(s): Subotic | Dragutin | 1887-1952 | slavonic scholar
Subotic | Vojislav | d 1969 | slavonic scholar
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Dragutin Subotic (1887-1952) and his brother Vojislav (?-1969) were born in Serbia. Dragutin Subotic was educated at the Universities of Belgrade and Munich. In 1916 he came to live in Britain as the result of World War One. From 1916 to 1919 he worked as a supervisor of Serbian students at Oxford University. In 1919 he was appointed lecturer in Serbo-Croat at SSEES (then the School of Slavonic Studies, King's College London) and remained in this post until his retirement in 1942. He also worked for the Yugoslav Legation as a cultural attaché.


Scope and content/abstract:

Spanish-Serbo-Croat-English dictionary believed to have been begun by Dragutin Subotic and completed after his death by his brother Vojislav Subotic; Serbo-Croat-English glossary, c 1952.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:
English, Serbo-Croat and Spanish

System of arrangement:

Two items

Conditions governing access:

Unrestricted access. Researchers wishing to consult the archives or seeking further information should contact UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies (SSEES) Library, 16 Taviton Street, London WC1H 0BW

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 Librarian.

Finding aids:

Online catalogue available on the UCL Archives website.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Subotic probably began work on the dictionary in this collection at some point in the 1920s but was prevented by circumstances from finishing it.

Immediate source of acquisition:

Given by family.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Revised by Alan Kucia as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description ISAD(G), 2nd edition 2000 and National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Revised Jan 2003

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