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William Henry Williams (1852-1941), foundation professor of Classics and English Literature at the University of Tasmania, 1896

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Williams, William Henry (1901) William Henry Williams (1852-1941), foundation professor of Classics and English Literature at the University of Tasmania, 1896. [Image] (Unpublished)

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Abstract

In 1894 William Henry Williams became a lecturer and in 1896 the foundation professor of Classics and English Literature at the newly established University of Tasmania. He occupied the chair until his retirement in 1925. During part of that time he was dean of the faculty of arts and chairman of the professorial board. In March 1926 he was made professor emeritus. He was also a trustee of the State Library of Tasmania from 1921 to 1936. Copy of indenture of Professor Williams to the position of Professor of Classics and English literature, dated 1902. Photograph of Professor Williams with other University staff in front of the main entrance, Domain House, 1908. Professor Williams can be identified by the books. From the University Collection UT/23(16)& UT/Ph2

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Keywords: UTAS, Staff, Domain House, University of Tasmania, photograph, Professor, English Literature, Classics, indenture
Publisher: University of Tasmania
Collections: University of Tasmania > University of Tasmania Special Collections
Photograph Collection
Date Deposited: 21 Oct 2013 23:22
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:55
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