Papers of John Edward Christopher Hill (1912-2003, Balliol 1931, Fellow, Master and Honorary Fellow)
HILL, [John Edward] Christopher; Balliol 1931, Fellow, Master and Honorary Fellow - born 6 Feb. 1912. Eldest son of EH Hill, Solicitor, and Janet A Hill (formerly Dickinson), Huntington, Yorkshire. Education: St Peter's School, York; Balliol 1931-1941 (tutors: KN Bell, BH Sumner); Brackenbury Scholar; Lothian Prize Essay 1932; Elton Exhibitioner 1933; 1st class results in Modern History 1934; MA 1938; DLitt 1965. Rugby XV (winners of Cup); Secretary, Balliol JCR. Goldsmiths' Senior Student; Fellow of All Souls 1934; Assistant Lecturer, University College Cardiff 1936-1938; Fellow of Balliol 1938-1965, Tutor in Modern History. Army 1940; Field Service Police; 2nd Lt Oxford & Bucks LI; Captain Intelligence Corps; Major 1943; Foreign Office 1943-1945. University Lecturer in Modern History 1947; Special University Lecturer (C16-17 English History) 1958-1965; Ford's Lecturer 1962; Fellow of the Royal Historical Society; Master of Balliol 1965-1978, Honorary Fellow 1978; Fellow of the British Academy 1965; Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Sciences 1973; Visiting Professor, Open University 1978-1980, Lancashire Polytechnic 1982-1985; Honorary Member, Hungarian Academy of Science 1981; honorary degrees from many universities. Married (1) 1944, Inez Waugh: 1 daughter (d.); (2) 1956, Bridget Irene Mason, d. of Harry Sutton: 1 son, 2 daughters (1 d.). Cousin, JR Lund (Balliol 1970). Died 24 Feb. 2003.
- from the Balliol College Register 6th & 7th editions (1993, 2005)
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