John Orr Index: University of Tasmania Collection

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John Orr (1885-1966) was educated at the Launceston High School and was awarded a scholarship to the University of Tasmania. He matriculated in 1903 and passed the first examination for the BA. in Classics in Latin, French, Greek and English with credits. In 1904 he passed the second BA. exams with credits in Latin, ancient history and Greek. He was awarded a Rhodes scholarship for study at Oxford University and read classics (graduating 1907) and Jurisprudence (graduating 1909). He was a lecturer at Manchester University from 1913-1915, served with the Intelligence Corps 1916-18 and in 1919 became Professor of French at Manchester University. From 1933 he was Professor of French at Edinburgh University. Includes publications and articles.

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Keywords: University of Tasmania Special and Rare Collections, University of Tasmania, John Orr, 1885-1966, scholar, Launceston, Senior Public school examinations, scholarship, Classics, Rhodes, Oxford, Balliol College, Jurisprudence, languages, lecturer, Manchester University, Intelligence Corps, Professor of French, Edinburgh University, Auguste Berthe Brisac, Index, Tasmania, UTAS,
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