MURRELL, Eric Sidney (d 1983)
- Reference code(s)
- GB0100 KCLCA Murrell
- MURRELL, Eric Sidney (d 1983)
- Level of description
- Collection (fonds)
- Extent and medium of the unit of description (quantity, bulk, or size)
- 1 volume
- Name of creator(s)
Murrell, Eric Sidney, d 1983, author
- Administrative / Biographical history
Studied at Lincoln College, Oxford, 1922-1930; submitted thesis for the degree of B Litt, Oxford University, 1930; died, 1983. Connection with King's College London not known. Publications: "Girart de Roussillon" and the "Tristan" Poems (Bales & Wilde, Chesterfield, 1926); as editor, The Death of Tristan, from Deuce MS 189 ([New York, 1928]); For your tomorrow: a cipher-sergeant's diary, 1941-1945, by 2075687, known in civilian life as Eric S Murrell (Dorchester Plush, c1999), concerning Burma campaign, World War Two.
- Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Presented by the author. Apparently received by King's College in 1978.
Content & structure
- Scope and content
Bound typescript thesis by E S Murrell, 1930, entitled 'The Tristan Legend in Medieval French Literature. A Historico-Bibliographical Survey', with manuscript annotations. The labelling of the thesis as a doctoral thesis is apparently in error.
Conditions of access & use
- Conditions governing access
- 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 Director of Archive Services, King's College London.
- Language/scripts of material
- Finding aids
Collection level description available in reading room at King's College London Archives.
- Existence and location of originals
King's College London College Archives
- Existence and location of copies
The thesis predates the requirement that Oxford B Litt theses be deposited in the Bodleian Library, which consequently does not hold a copy. Lincoln College does not hold a copy.
- Archivist's Note
Compiled by Rachel Kemsley as part of the RSLP AIM25 project. Sources: brief description in King's College London Manuscripts and Private Papers: A Select Guide (1982); British Library OPAC; information from Rob Wilkes, Bodleian Library, Oxford, and Fiona Piddock, Librarian, Lincoln College, Oxford.
- 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.
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- Historical periods
- Indo-european languages
- Medieval history
- Romance languages
- Secondary documents
- Murrell, Eric Sidney, d 1983, Author
- King's College London College Archives
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