Percy Society

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Percy Society (1840–52)

Percy Grainger, the Phonograph, and the Folk Song Society

TUBBS, Percy Burnell (1868 - 1933), Past President, Society of Architects; architect; senior partner, Percy Tubbs, Son & Duncan

GREENBANK, Percy (1878 - 1968), author and lyric writer; Director of the Performing Right Society

504.1. M. 16 Dec. '76. Thomas Percy. Historical Society of Pennsylvania.—

LEWIN, Percy Evans (1876 - 1955), Librarian, Royal Empire Society, 1910–46

COX, Percy Zachariah (1864 - 1937), Vice-President Hakluyt Society since 1931

‘It wants all the creases ironing out’: Percy Grainger, the Folk Song Society, and the Ideology of the Archive

OAKLEY, Henry John Percy (1878 - 1942), Actuary, North British and Mercantile Insurance Co., Ltd; President Insurance Officials’ Society, 1939

COLLICK, Percy Henry (1899 - 1984), Assistant General Secretary, Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers, 1940–57 (Organising Secretary, 1934–40)

AMES, Percy W. (1853 - 1919), Secretary of Royal Society of Literature, 1890–1917; lecturer on literary and scientific subjects

BASSETT-SMITH, Percy William (1861 - 1927), DTM & H Camb.; President, Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

ROCKLIFF, Percy (1869 - 1958), Vice-Pres., Insurance Institute for London; Member Central Council for District Nursing, 1930–48; Joint Secretary, National Insurance Beneficent Society, Limited; Hon. Secretary, National Incorporated Beneficent Soc. and Counties Benevolent Association

SHELDON, Wilfrid (Percy Henry) (1901 - 1983), Physician-Pædiatrician to the Queen, 1952–71; Consulting Pædiatrician, King’s College Hospital; Consulting Physician, Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street; Hon. Fellow of Royal Society of Medicine

WILSON, Frank Percy (1889 - 1963), Merton Professor of English Literature, in the Univ. of Oxford, 1947–57, now Emeritus Professor; Senior Research Fellow, Merton Coll., 1957–60; Hon. Fellow of Lincoln College; President, Bibliographical Society 1950–52; Oxford Bibliographical Soc., 1956–57; Modern Humanities Research Association, 1961; General Editor Malone Society, 1948–60, President, 1960–

DAVIES, David Percy (1891 - 1946), Deputy Chairman and Editor, News of the World Ltd; Hon. Treasurer, London Welsh Regimental Committee; Vice-President, Newspaper Press Fund and Society of Miniature Rifle Clubs; Member, Board of Management, Royal Free Hospital and Eastman Dental Clinic and Honourable Society of Cymnrodorion

GARDNER, Percy (1846 - 1937), Professor of Classical Archæology, Oxford University, 1887–1925; Professor Emeritus since 1925; Vice-President Hellenic Society; Corresponding Member of the Academies of Sciences, Prussia and Göttingen, and of the French Institute; Member of the Archæological Institutes of Germany, Austria, America, and Greece; Hon. Fellow of Christ’s College, Cambridge, etc


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Founded 1840 by T. C. Croker, Dyce, Halliwell‐Phillipps, and J. P. Collier, for the purpose of publishing old English lyrics and ballads. It was named in honour of T. Percy.

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