Alan Noel Latimer Munby

Author

1913 – 1974

61

Who was Alan Noel Latimer Munby?

Alan Noel Latimer Munby was an English author, writer and librarian.

Born in Hampstead, Munby was educated at Clifton College and King's College, Cambridge. He is best known for his slim volume of ghost stories, The Alabaster Hand, most of which was written in a German prisoner-of-war camp during World War Two. Munby worked in the antiquarian book trade with Bernard Quaritch, Limited and Sotheby & Company. He became Librarian at King's College, Cambridge in 1947 and Fellow in 1948; he was J.P.R. Lyell Reader in Bibliography, University of Oxford and Sandars Reader in Bibliography, University of Cambridge. He was elected President of the Bibliographical Society in 1974 and died during his term of office.

Munby's first marriage was to Joan Margaret Edelsten; his second marriage was to Sheila Rachel Crowther-Smith.

We need you!

Help us build the largest biographies collection on the web!

Born
1913
Hampstead
Also known as
  • A. N. L. Munby
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Education
  • King's College, Cambridge
Died
1974

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

Citation

Use the citation below to add to a bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"Alan Noel Latimer Munby." Biographies.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2024. Web. 25 Jul 2024. <https://www.biographies.net/people/en/alan_noel_latimer_munby>.

Discuss this Alan Noel Latimer Munby biography with the community:

0 Comments

    Our awesome collection of

    Promoted Bios

    »

    Browse Biographies.net