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Orr, John, 1885-1966 (Professor of French)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1855-1966

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Papers of Professor John Orr

 Fonds
Identifier: Coll-77
Scope and Contents This fonds consists of the papers, lectures and correspondence of Professor John Orr, mainly relating to Romance linguistics. The correspondence includes 20 letters from the poet Jules Supervielle, dating from 1947-1955. The collection also includes 7 diplomas: Hon. Doct. University of Caen (1945); Officier de la Legion d'Honneur (1946); Encomienda de Alfonso x el Sabio (1953); Commandeur de la Legion d'Honneur (1955); LL.D, St Andrews University (1955); Hon. Doct. Paris University (1956);...

Photographs of War-Devastated Caen

 Fonds — Volume: Dk.2.1
Identifier: Coll-164
Scope and Contents The collection of photographs and postcards shows the war devastation of Caen, June-July, 1944. The devastation is shown from different elevations, and feature not only the most prominent buildings but also the extent of the damage beyond the central area of the city. Some of the pictures show the streets and buildings of Caen before the bombings.

Portrait photograph of John Orr, 1936

 Item
Identifier: EUA CA1/1/53
Scope and Content A series of photographs of administrative and academic staff and others.