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Greenwood, Joseph Gouge: letter

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL54
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Greenwood, Joseph Gouge: letter
Date(s): 1860
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Greenwood | Joseph Gouge | 1821-1894 | university administrator


Administrative/Biographical history:

Joseph Gouge Greenwood was born in Petersfield, Hampshire, in 1821. He graduated from the University of London in 1840 and worked for some years as a teacher and private tutor. In 1850 he was appointed Professor of Classics at Owens College, Manchester, becoming Principal in 1857, retaining both positions until 1889. Owens College became part of the Victoria University of Manchester in 1880; Greenwood was its first Vice-Chancellor (1880-1886).


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Joseph Gouge Greenwood of Owens College, Manchester to Augustus De Morgan, 1 Aug 1860. Thanking him for recommending Robert Bellamy Clifton for the professorship of Natural Philosophy at Owens College. '... I look forward to the gain of a very agreable [sic], as well as a very efficient Colleague in him.' Autograph, with signature.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Catalogue of the manuscripts and autograph letters in the University Library at the central building of the University of London (1921). A copy is available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Presented by the Royal Insitution to mark the centenary of the University of London, Jul 1936.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

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:
July 2008

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