Kōrero: Classical and foreign-language studies

French professor Maxwell Walker, 1936

French professor Maxwell Walker, 1936

Maxwell Walker was first appointed to teach French at the University of Auckland for a year in 1901. His appointment was rolled over annually until 1908, when he spent a year at the Sorbonne (University of Paris). Walker was appointed professor at Auckland in 1909. His favourite hobby was lawn bowls and he was said to mark student papers in his bowling club's bar. His one published book was The art of delivery (1933) – on bowls, not French. 

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Auckland City Libraries - Tāmaki Pātaka Kōrero, Sir George Grey Special Collections
Reference: AWNS-19360115-39-3

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Kerryn Pollock, 'Classical and foreign-language studies - Modern languages', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/mi/photograph/43521/french-professor-maxwell-walker-1936 (accessed 11 December 2023)

He kōrero nā Kerryn Pollock, i tāngia i te 22 Oct 2014