National Geographic : 1929 Nov
©Donald McLeish THE CLARENDON BUILDING AND SHELDONIAN THEATER ARE IMPORTANT COGSINTHE UNIVERSITY LIFE In the former (at the left) are located the offices of many of the university officials. The latter is used for commemoration exercises, when prize poems and essays are read and degrees conferred. shows. In this building the great Oxford Dictionary, or, as it is now called, the "New English (center) was designed bySirChristopher Wren and At theright acorner oftheoldAshmolean Museum Dictionary," was completed (see text, page 588).