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WINNINGTON-INGRAM, Reginald Pepys, (1904-1993)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0100 KCLCA K/PP164
Held at: King's College London College Archives
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Full title: WINNINGTON-INGRAM, Reginald Pepys, (1904-1993)
Date(s): [1922-1995]
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: 7 boxes or 0.07 cubic metres
Name of creator(s): Ingram | Reginald Pepys Winnington- | 1904-1993 | Professor of Greek Language and Literature x Winnington-Ingram


Administrative/Biographical history:

Born, 1904; Reader in Classics, Birckbeck College, 1934-1948; Professor of Classics, Westfield College, 1948; Professor of Greek Language and Literature, King's College London, 1953-1971; Director of Institute of Classical Studies, University of London, 1964-1967; President of the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies, 1959-1962; Chairman of the Board of Studies in Classics; President of the London Classical Society; honorary doctorate, University of Glasgow; died 1993.
Publications: Mode in Ancient Greek Music (1936).
Euripides and Dionysus (1948).
Studies in Aeschylus (Cambridge University Press, 1983).


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers of Professor Reginald Pepys Winnington-Ingram, [1922-1995] including research papers relating to Studies in Aeschylus (Cambridge University Press, 1983) comprising manuscript and typescript drafts and notes by Winnington-Ingram including on the Erines in the Oresteia, the Seven against Thebes and Prometheus Bound; off-prints of articles; correspondence with other classicists including his students John Lavery and Michael Evans. Working notes, draft articles, off-prints and correspondence on the following themes: the works of Euripedes, notably Bacchae, Heracles, Hippolytus and Electra; the works of Proclus, the works of Pindar and the works of Sophocles notably Oedipus Tyrannus, Ajax, The Trachiniae, Electra, and Philoctetes. General correspondence, 1939-1990. Papers relating to Plato including notes for Winnington-Ingram's inaugural lecture at King's College London 'The Unity of Plato's Phaedrus'. Draft lecture notes, including for 'Swan's Hellenic Cruises', 1973, lectures on Aristophanes and lectures on Greek drama for a lecture tour of USA and New Zealand. Teaching notes on Thucydides and the development of Greek prose. Unpublished articles on subjects including 'Revenge, justice and tragedy', 'The staging of the Peace of Aristophanes' and 'Greek stage conventions and their ancient critics.' Notebook containing notes on pupils and on Greek palaeography. Scrapbook containing press cuttings of reviews of Winnington-Ingram's publications, 1936-1949. Correspondence with Edward O. Symonds, a close personal friend of Winnington-Ingram, 1922-1949. Press cuttings of reviews by Winnington-Ingram.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

English and Ancient Greek

System of arrangement:

Arranged in the original order.

Conditions governing access:

Open, subject to signature of Reader's undertaking form, and appropriate provision of two forms of identification, to include one photographic ID.

Conditions governing reproduction:

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

Finding aids:

This collection level description available online.

Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

Received Aug 2005.

Allied Materials

Related material:

Papers of John Lavery (Ref: K/PP166).

Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Entry compiled by Sarah Drewery. Sources: Who's Who, 1969; King's College London Calendar, 1972-1973.

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 2008

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