St John's College W.100

Frank Thistlethwaite, Travel Logs. English, 1977-1979.

[Frank Thistlethwaite (1915-2003)]: typescript-copy account of the author’s travels on behalf of the Inter-University Council for Higher Education Overseas (IUC), including accounts of Mauritius, the West Indies, Salamanca, Canada, Washington D.C., Hong Kong, Papua New Guinea, and Fiji. Also contains illustrations.

Thistlethwaite was admitted to St John’s College to study English and History in 1934, graduating B.A. 1938, M.A. 1941. He was Fellow of the College from 1945 to 1961; College Lecturer in History 1949-1961; and Lecturer for the Faculty of Economics and Politics, University of Cambridge, 1949-1961. Thistlethwaite was appointed the founding Vice-Chancellor of the University of East Anglia (UEA) in 1961, a position he retained until 1980. In 1962, he became UEA’s representative on the Inter-University Council for Higher Education Overseas (IUC), and later Chairman, 1977-1981.

Manuscript extra information

295x210 mm. Folio [103] pages. Paper. Comb-bound, with black plastic spine and transparent PVC front board. Given by Frank Thistlethwaite, 2003.