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Wharton Collection

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0369 WHA
Held at: School of Slavonic and East European Studies
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Full title: Wharton Collection
Date(s): 1921-1934
Level of description: Collection (Fonds)
Extent: 1 envelope
Name of creator(s): Wharton | Leonard C | 1877-1943 | slavonic scholar
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Leonard C Wharton (1877-1943) became an assistant at the British Museum in 1902. He became interested in the languages and literature of Eastern Europe and eventually became the Museum's Slavonic expert. From 1924 to 1934 Wharton was associated with SSEES as honorary librarian and honorary lecturer in Polish.


Scope and content/abstract:

Ppers and correspondence of Leonard C Wharton, 1921-1934, relating to examination regulations and prescribed books, particularly for Polish (1921-1922); the University of London Board of Slavonic Studies (1926-1927, 1934); the Academic Board of the SSEES, (1933-1934); Cambridge and Oxford degree regulations (1932-1933); the conference of University Teachers of Russian and other Slavonic Languages (1933-1934).

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

1 envelope

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:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Allied Materials

Related material:

National Register of Archives: Click here to view NRA record

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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