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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)

An up to date bibliography can be obtained from the Bibliography of British and Irish History database (BBIH).

A note on the collection by AJ Ward

Handlist of the papers

Balliol College does not hold JEC Hill's correspondence, diaries or other academic or personal papers additional to what is listed in the document linked above.


- Collection listed by AJ Ward 2006-2010

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