Record

LevelFonds
Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)US28
TitleUniversity of Birmingham Staff Papers: Papers of Austin Duncan-Jones
Extent2 boxes
Date1930s-1953
DescriptionCorrespondence with philosophers regarding the establishment of the journal, Analysis, mainly 1930s-1940s.

Box 1:
Folder marked 'Analysis correspondence', up to 1934, alphabetical order.
Folder of Analysis correspondence, 1934-1938.
Folder, unmarked, of correspondence, in date order, 1936-1937. Some specifically mention Analysis.
Folder marked 'Analysis, Blackwell Committee', correspondence, not in order, 1945-1948.
Address book - names and addresses to which Analysis circular is to be sent. Oct 1933.
File of printed leaflets about Analysis, and printed subscription order forms.

Box 2:
Folder marked 'Philosophical Correspondence etc, alphabetical order of correspondents' surnames', 1930s-1953
Folder marked 'Analysis correspondence 1937-1940'.
Folder marked 'Make-up, Blackwell, Analysis'. Drafts, annotated proofs etc, 1940s
Notebook, with brief notes and dated entries re Analysis, 1933-1935.
Access ConditionsOpen. Access to all registered researchers.
LanguageEnglish
Finding AidsThe collection is uncatalogued.
Access StatusOpen
Administrative HistoryAustin Ernest Duncan-Jones (1908-1967), son of the Very Reverend A. S. Duncan-Jones, Dean of Chichester. Married Elsie Elizabeth Phare Educated Caius College, Cambridge. Appointed as Assistant Lecturer in Philosophy in 1934 at the University of Birmingham becoming Professor of Philosophy in 1951. He was Editor of Analysis 1933-48; President of Mind Association, 1952; President of the Aristotelian Society, 1960-61. Publications included Butler's Moral Philosophy, 1952 and articles in philosophical journals ; University of Birmingham archives

Reference: Deposit file.

Who was Who Vol VI 1961-1970 ( Adam & Charles Black, London, 1972 ).
AcquisitionThis collection was deposited in 1974 by Duncan-Jones' widow.
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.