By Cambridge University Press
In 1950 St John's collage marked the centenary of William Wordsworth's dying with an afternoon of talks and celebrations, concentrating on the poet's connections with the varsity and the collage. This quantity of fabric taken from the school journal The Eagle describes university existence within the poet's time and reproduces speeches and toasts given at the commemoration day via the grasp, Fellows and visitors. additionally it is a checklist by means of the well-known bibliographer A.N.L. Munby of the goods with Wordsworth connections owned by way of St John's: an inscribed replica of his Poetical Works, which he gave to the varsity in 1832, a couple of different first versions, and naturally his signature within the university check in. The publication concludes with a descriptive catalogue of 34 recognized photographs of Wordsworth taken from existence, a few of that are reproduced during this quantity.