First name(s)
Henry Gibson
Position(s) held at King's College London
  • Professor of German, 1900-1937
  • Fellow, 1912
  • Assistant Principal, 1919-1923 & 1925-1937

Education & professional details

School, college and/or university attended
  • Queen Elisabeth Grammar School, Atherstone, Warwickshire
  • Studied privately in France and Germany
  • Trinity College, Cambridge


Professional activities
  • Member of the University of London Senate, 1918-1933 and of the University Court, 1929-1933
  • Joint Editor of the Modern Language Review
  • A short history of French literature with Professor Leon Emile Kastner, (Blackie and Son, London, 1900)
  • Goethe's Poems with Professor Kastner, (Blackie and Son, London, 1902)
  • A skeleton French grammar (Blackie and Sons, London, 1902)
  • Johann Wolfgang Goethe (Methuen and Co, London, 1904)
  • The teaching of modern foreign languages in school and university (with Henry Leonard Hutton), (Edward Arnold, London, 1920)
  • A history of German versification (Methuen and Co, London, 1923)
  • The student in purgatory (translated from Hans Sachs); Heine...with a portrait (Routledge and Sons, London
    E P Dutton and Co, New York, 1929)
  • The poems of Annette von Droste-Hülshoff (Sidgwick and Jackson, London, 1933)
  • German literature through Nazi eyes (Methuen and Co, London, 1941)

Personal details

Date of birth
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* References

K/PP41 Prof. H. G. Atkins, King’s College London Archives

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