Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)US21
TitleUniversity of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of John Humphreys Whitfield
Extent1 box, 4 volumes
DescriptionTypescripts of 'Petrarch and the Renascence', by Whitfield, 1943; a translation of Francesco Colonna's Hypnerotomachia Poliphili , 1936; A Short History of Italian Literature by Whitfield , 1958; The Humanism of A Lepoardi by Whitfield, 1953; correspondence and papers relating to the Italian Libraries Rescue Fund, of which Whitfiled was a committee member.
ArrangementThis collection was deposited as a gift in 1974 by Professor Whitfield.
Access ConditionsOpen. Access to all registered researchers.
Finding AidsThe collection is uncatalogued.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryJohn Humphreys Whitfield, 1906-1995; Serena Professor of Italian Language and Literature at University of Birmingham, 1947-1970.

Reference: Deposit file.

For further reading about the University of Birmingham see: Eric Ives, Diane Drummond, Leonard Schwarz The First Civic University: Birmingham 1880-1980 An Introductory History ( The University of University of Birmingham Press. 2000 ).
Related MaterialUniversity of Birmingham Information Services, Special Collections Department also holds the archives of the University of Birmingham and archives of other former staff, officials and students.


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