D376 - Marson, Gilbert L. - 1936-1992
Notes on lectures on Geography (illustrated with diagram, etc.) 1936-1939; notes on Geography Seminar Courses; Notes on lectures on History 1936-1938; Hostel Laundry Account book 1936-1939; University of Liverpool Halls of Residence for men Christmas dinner Menu Cards/Toast Lists 1936-1938, 1949;...
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Notes on lectures on Geography (illustrated with diagram, etc.) 1936-1939; notes on Geography Seminar Courses; Notes on lectures on History 1936-1938; Hostel Laundry Account book 1936-1939; University of Liverpool Halls of Residence for men Christmas dinner Menu Cards/Toast Lists 1936-1938, 1949; photographs of staff and students of the Geography Department, University of Liverpool and of Coleg Harlech and Harlech Castel, 1936-1937 to 1940; Photographs of staff and students of Rankin Hall and of those present at Rankin Hall dance 1937-1938; photograph of Liverpool University Rowing Club 1938-1939; Diary of Cycle Tour of France and Switzerland 1938; programme of North of England Head of the River Race, Chester 1939
The lecture etc. notes (D376/1/1-14 were all taken in notebooks sold by Philip, Son & Nephew Ltd., 3 Bedford Street North, Liverpool, and bear the University's name and coat of arms on the front covers.
Mr Marson has not retained his notes of the 1939-40 Session in the Department of Education at Coleg Harlech, nor his French and German course notes.
|Separated Material:||Mr Marson retains copies of Nucleus 1939-40 and the Blue Pigeon (the University"s Sydney Jones Library already holding copies) and of Mr. Leonard Barnes" Youth at Arms (Peter Davies, London, 1933) (copy in University"s Education Library).|
|Bibliography:||[Book] Marson, Gilbert L, Coventry - a study in urban Geography Thesis MA, Liverpool University, 1949.|
Mr. Marson entered the University in October 1936, studying French, Modern History, and Geography and graduating B.A. with Honours in Special Studies (Geography) in July 1939. He was awarded the Diploma in Education in July 1940. In October 1944 he registered for the M.A. (part-time) and in July 1949 was awarded the M.A. for his thesis on Coventry - a study in urban geography (copy in Sydney Jones Library, University of Liverpool, ref. Box 1596). The Sydney Jones Library also holds a copy of Mr. Marson's B.A. thesis of 1939, The water supply of North Staffordshire
He held a Major Scholarship from the City of Stoke-on-Trent and a Board of Education Grant from 1936 onwards until 1940.
Whilst he was at the University, Mr. Marson lived in the Ullet Road hostel (Rankin Hall) 1936-39 under the Wardenships of Dr. J.C. Prescott (Warden until 1937) and Mr. Leonard J. Barnes (Warden 1937-39) and the Sub-Wardenship of Mr. S.J.K. Baker (Sub-Warden 1935-39). In the Session 1939-40 Mr. Marson was at Coleg Harlech (with Professors Roxby and Porteous, Mr. W.J. Varley, Mr. R. Palmer, Professors Veitch and Martin, etc. from the Departments of Geography, Education, English Literature, and Modern History).