Colvin, Sir H(oward) M(ontagu)
COLVIN, Sir H(oward) M(ontagu)
COLVIN, Sir H(oward) M(ontagu). British, b. 1919. Genres: Architecture, History. Career: Fellow Emeritus, St. John's College, Oxford, since 1987 (Fellow, 1948-87; Reader in Architectural History, Oxford University, 1965-87). Assistant Lecturer, University College, London, 1946-48. Member, Royal Fine Art Commission, 1962-72, Royal Commission on Historical Monuments, England, 1963-76, Historic Bldgs. Council for England, 1970-84, Royal Commission on Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland, 1977-89, Royal Commission on Historical Manuscripts, 1981-88, and Historic Bldgs. and Monuments Commission, 1984-85; President, Society of Architectural Historians of Great Britain, 1979-81. Publications: The White Canons in England, 1951; A Biographical Dictionary of English Architects 1660-1840, 1954; A History of Deddington, 1963; Catalogue of Architectural Drawings in Worcester College Library, 1964; (with M. Craig) Architectural Drawings in the Library of Elton Hall, 1964; Building Accounts of King Henry III, 1971; A Biographical Dictionary of British Architects 1600-1840, 1978, rev. ed., 1995; Unbuilt Oxford, 1983; Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, 1985; The Canterbury Quadrangle, St. John's College, Oxford, 1988; (with J.S.G. Simmons) All Souls: An Oxford College and Its Buildings, 1989; Architecture and the After-Life, 1991; Essays in English Architectural History, 1999. EDITOR: The History of the King's Works, 6 vols., 1963-82; (co-) The Country Seat, 1970; (co-) Of Architecture, by R. North, 1981. Address: 50 Plantation Rd, Oxford, England.