Arthur Lionel Smith (1850-1924), Balliol 1869-74, Fellow of Balliol 1882, Master 1916-1924, historian
This exhibition was originally presented as a Document of the Week in 3rd week of Trinity Term 2006.
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Balliol Library’s AL Smith Papers include
AL Smith: committed and inspiring tutor, enthusiastic promoter of college sport, constructive college and university politician, man of heroic whiskers. A Good Thing.
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Balliol Archive Sources
Balliol Library MSS
AL Smith Papers – correspondence and papers 1902-1924. Full catalogue available online.
Jowett Papers - correspondence with Benjamin Jowett, under whose Mastership Smith was an undergraduate and young Fellow. Full catalogue available online.
Elliot, I, ed. The Balliol College Register 1833-1933 Oxford: OUP, 1934.
Jennings, B. Knowledge Is Power: A Short History of the WEA 1903-1978. Hull: Hull University, 1979.
Jones, JH. Balliol College: A History. 2nd ed rev. OUP, 2005.
Lindsay, A. D . In Memoriam: Arthur Lionel Smith.’ The nature of religious truth: sermons preached in Balliol College Chapel. London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1927.
Patterson, R. L. ‘Smith, Arthur Lionel (1850–1924)’, ODNB. OUP, 2004 [http://www.oxforddnb.com/view/article/36129]
Smith, MF. Arthur Lionel Smith, Master of Balliol (1916-1924): a biography and some reminiscences by his wife. London : John Murray, 1928.
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