Herbert Hart (1907–92) was a Fellow of New College in 1945–52, before becoming Professor of Jurisprudence and Fellow of University College from 1952–68.
He remained at the College as a Supernumerary Fellow until 1973, when he was elected Principal of Brasenose College, a post he held until 1978. He was an Honorary Fellow of University College from 1973–92. He acquired a considerable reputation as one of the most significant philosophers of law of his generation (see further N. Lacey, A Life of H. L. A. Hart: The Nightmare and the Noble Dream [Oxford, 2004]).
UC:S28/V1/1 was found in the Master’s Lodgings, and transferred to the Archives in October 1997 as Accession No. 41. UC:S28/N1/1–2 were transferred from the Development Office in June 2016 as Accession No. 1192.
Catalogued in June 2016.
UC:S28/V1 - VIDEOS
UC:S28/V1/1 6 Feb 1993
Video of a Memorial Ceremony held for Herbert Hart in the Examination Schools in February 1993.
UC:S28/N1 - OBITUARIES AND TRIBUTES
UC:S28/N1/1 6 Feb 1993
Booklet containing the texts of speeches given at a memorial ceremony for Herbert Hart by Sir Isaiah Berlin, Lord Jay, Ronald Dworkin, Mrs. Jean Floud, Professor Joseph Raz, Dr. Bernard Richards, Professor Alan Ryan, and Lord Wilberforce.
Offprint from Proceedings of the British Academy 84 (1993 Lectures and Memoirs), with an obituary of Herbert Hart by Tony Honoré.