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Walter Fraser Oakeshott papers, 1926-1986

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Finding aid for the Walter Fraser Oakeshott papers, 1926-1986 (bulk 1949-1986)

Biographical/Historical Note

1903 Born Nov. 11 to Walter Field Oakeshott, MD, and Kathleen (Fraser) Oakeshott
1924 Received diploma in Classical Moderations from Balliol College, Oxford
1926 Received diploma in Literae Humaniores (Classics) from Balliol College
1928 Married Nöel Rose
1931-1938 Assistant Master at Winchester College
1934 Identified a 15th-century manuscript in Winchester College Library as Malory's Morte d'Arthur
1936-1937 Released for membership in Pilgrim Trust Unemployment Enquiry
1939-1946 High Master of St. Paul's School
1946-1954 Headmaster of Winchester College
1949-1976 Trustee of the Pilgrim Trust
1953-1972 Rector of Lincoln College, Oxford
1956 Rhind Lecturer at Edinburgh University
1960-1961 Master, Skinners' Company
1962-1964 Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
1964-1966 Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
1966-1968 President, Bibliographical Society
1971 Fellow, British Academy
1972 Honorary Fellow of Lincoln College
1980 Knighted
1987 Died Oct. 13



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