This collection is based around the personal diaries of Prof John Wight Duff, (1866-1944), at one time Professor of Classics at Armstrong College, and his wife Lizzie. This comprehensive run of diaries offers a fascinating insight into life in late 19th and early 20th Century Britain. The period covers both of the two World Wars and represents a period of social and political change within the UK. Within this collection there is also a small collection of associated correspondence, travel maps and documents, and family photographs.
Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:
Collection Name: Duff (Professor John Wight) Diaries
Archive Ref Code: JWD
Date Range of Material
1866 - 1944
Type of Material
Diaries and correspondence
Size of Collection
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