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WJC Papers Relating to William Johnson Cory
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Papers Relating to William Johnson Cory

Title Papers Relating to William Johnson Cory
Reference GBR/0272/PP/WJC
(former reference: Misc. 9, Misc. 9A)
Creator Cory, William Johnson (c. 1823-1892)
Covering Dates 1840–1966 (Dates have been estimated.)
Extent and Medium 3 files; paper
Repository King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge
Content and context

William Johnson (1823-1892) came up to King's from Eton in 1842. He was made a Fellow in 1845 and later that year became an Assistant Master at Eton. He was instrumental in designing the competitive Scholarships and Fellowships at King's during the Victorian reforms. In 1872 he assumed the family name Cory and resigned his Assistant Mastership and his Fellowship.

Please consult the Librarian for access to the printed books listed at the end of this catalogue.

Fair copies and photocopies of poems by Cory, and letters from him.

Access and Use

Please cite as King's College Archive Centre, Cambridge, Papers Relating to William Johnson Cory, WJC

Further information

Further information about William Johnson Cory may be found in the following printed books:

Francis Warre Cornish (ed.) 'Extracts from the Letters and Journals of William Cory' (Oxford, 1897)

Reginald, Viscount Esher (ed.) 'Ionicus' [a selection of Cory's letters to Esher] (London, 1923)

H. S. Salt 'Memories of bygone Eton' (London, [1928?], chapter 14

Faith Compton Mackenzie 'William Cory: a Biography' (London, 1950)

John Wayneflete Carter 'William Johnson Cory: A Great Eton Master' (Cambridge, 1959)

John Wayneflete Carter 'A Handlist' in 'Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society', vol. 1, 1949

John Wayneflete Carter 'Addenda and Corrigenda' in 'Transactions of the Cambridge Bibliographical Society', vol. 4, no. 4, 1967.

Ask the archivist to see a list of writings by WJC held by the College Library.

Index Terms
Cory, William Johnson (1823-1892) poet, master at Eton
King's/PP/WJC contains:
1 Correspondence.
1 file; paper.
1890
2 Writings about WJC.
1 file; paper.
1842–1966
3 Writings by WJC.
1 file; paper.
1840–1892

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