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Papers of David Thomas, Rector of Garsington, Oxfordshire


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Papers of David Thomas and members of his family, including mathematical exercises; correspondence relating to parish, school and personal affairs; plans of Garsington rectory; notebooks; accounts; a recipe book; photographs; newspaper cuttings; and miscellaneous papers of the Thomas family.


  • Creation: 1839-[c.1911]


3.30 Linear metres (30 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 668].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 668-75, d. 736-44, d. 755, e. 528-36, e. 538-9, f. 82-7, g. 20

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13382, 13383, 13384


Papers of David Thomas, Rector of Garsington, Oxfordshire

Biographical / Historical

David Thomas (1836-1911) was rector of Garsington, Oxfordshire.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were bought from Robin Waterfield Ltd. in 1978, except MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 755, e. 538-9, g. 20, which were given by Robin Waterfield in 1978, and MS. Top. Oxon. d. 739, which was bought from H.M. Colvin in 1977.

Papers of David Thomas, Rector of Garsington, Oxfordshire
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version by Alice Zamboni
EAD version 2023
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom