|Manuscripts/MS Add.2594 contains:|
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||Letters to John Peile concerning the election of William Ridgeway as Disney professor of archaeology
||Letters to John Peile concerning the purchase of the Randall Estate
||Official forms of consent from colleges to alterations in Statute B, Chapter I, proposed in the Report of the Council of Senate
||Letters concerning the redistribution of wards in the borough of Cambridge
||Letter from James Porter and R. Appleton to John Peile, concerning the Bishop Lightfoot Memorial Fund
||Letters and postcard to John Peile concerning extension lectures in Cambridge, 1894, with undated draft schemes for lecture courses, undated.
||Note from E. S. Roberts to unidentified recipient, with draft of speech in another hand
||Copy of letter from the University to Katherine, duchess of Buckingham, transcribed by W. H. B. Bird from a manuscript in Trinity College
||'Einleytung zur Geschichte Kaiser Ludwigs des Baiers'
||Transcript of letters patent of Henry VI, 26 Aug. 1446
||A. Auguste Thouvenin: 'Nouvelle Théorie des Marées', abridged.
Collectanea relating to Cambridge University
||John Peile, Master of Christ's College, Cambridge: memoranda and correspondence
||Peile, John, 1838-1910
|Content and context|
John Peile (1838-1910), College head and philologist, entered Christ's College in 1856, graduated BA in 1860 and MA in 1863. He was elected a fellow of Christ's in 1860, became tutor in 1870, a post he held until 1884, and was appointed Master in 1887. Peile was also vice chancellor of the University between 1891 and 1893. He was teacher of Sanskrit at the University and published a number of books on the language and also on philology. He died in College in 1910.
Includes letters from: Edwin A. Abbott, 10 Nov. 1894; R. C. Jebb, 4 Mar. 1895, 18 Apr. 1895.
|Christ's College, Cambridge|
|Peile, John (1838-1910) philologist|
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