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Reid, J. C. (John Cowie)



  • Existence: 1916 - 1972

biographical statement

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

John Cowie Reid collection of Charles Dickens material.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-114
Scope and Contents

A collection of material relating to Charles Dickens. The collection includes a first day cover, 3 June 1970, of British stamps commemorating the death of Dickens, a letter from Dickens to F.A. Fair, 5 September 1851, and 'Master Humphrey's Clock', by "Boz", issue no.12, 20 June 1840.

Dates: 1840-1851 ; 1970

John Cowie Reid papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-89/14
Abstract The papers are unique as being the only papers of a university teacher of English that have survived more or less intact and are in a public institution. The largest series consists of Reid's handwritten lecture notes on English literature from Chaucer to the 1960s, delivered mainly to university classes, but also on a variety of extra-mural occasions at summer schools and the like. His literary efforts occupy two series that consist of research notes and manuscripts of 10 of the...
Dates: 1910 - 1976; Majority of material found within 1932 - 1972

John Cowie Reid poems and lecture notes.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-A-159
Scope and Contents

Miscellany. Includes offprints sent to Reid; a small collection of poems (typescript) and manuscript lecture notes.

Dates: n.d.

Additional filters:

English literature -- Study and teaching (Higher) -- New Zealand -- Auckland 2
College teachers -- New Zealand -- Auckland 1
English literature -- 19th century -- History and criticism 1
Literature teachers -- New Zealand -- Auckland 1