Philip Ardern literary papers.
Scope and Contents
These papers consist of a commentary to
Piers Plowman (B-text); prologue and passus I-VII.
Conditions Governing Access
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.
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Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Philip Ardern, 1933.
- Auckland University College -- General subdivision--Faculty.;
- Langland, William (Title of a work--Piers Plowman)
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