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Philip Ardern literary papers.

Identifier: MSS-Archives-B-29

Scope and Contents

Consists of notes titled Christ; An introduction to Old-English grammar; Chaucer: de Hous of Fame and Chaucer: Romaunt of de Rose.


  • 1939 - ca. 1948


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Not restricted

Biographical / Historical

Philip (`Pip') Sydney Ardern (1881-1964) was an Auckland University College graduate who returned to the College with an honours degree from Oxford University and joined the English Department as a`Professor's Assistant' in 1910. Ardern became Associate Professor in 1940 and retired in 1947. Ardern specialised in the study of Old and Middle English.


0.1 metres (5 volumes)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Dr A. Barratt, University of Waikato, 1981.

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections, University of Auckland Repository

5 Alfred Street
Private Bag 92019
Auckland 1142 New Zealand