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Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington, N.Z. Vol. 17, No. 7. April 29, 1953

"The Red Brick University"

"The Red Brick University"

Discerning students who may have read that controversial Pelican book 'The Red Brick University," written under the name Bruce Truscot, which was a nom da plume, will be glad to know that Truscot was Professor E. Allison Pears. Professor Peers held the chair of Hispanic Studies at Liverpool University. He graduated from Cambridge In 1912, taking a first in ancient and modem languages tripos. He concealed his identity from his colleagues until his death in December, 1952.