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Notebook of Leonard Rice-Oxley

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MS. Eng. d. 4160

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The notebook contains lists of Officer Cadet Battalion recruits and other notes, a few of which are unrelated to the war and date from 1987-1988. It is stamped ‘ “E” Company, No. 4 Officer Cadet Bn.’ and is inscribed ‘L. Rice-Oxley / Lieut. No. 4 O.C.B. / Keble College Oxford’ [Keble was requisitioned as a military barracks during the war]. Some pages have been torn from the book between folios 2 and 3, and again between folios 46 and 47. The alphabetical listing of recruits starts at folio 3 with the letter ‘D’. The notebook includes entries relating to:
  1. (fols. 14v-15) C.S. Lewis
  2. (fols. 17v-18) E.F.C. (‘Paddy’) Moore
  3. (fols. 42v-43) ‘Casualties’
  4. (fols. 45-46v) ‘Education Courses’
  5. (fols. 56v-60) ‘Officers’
  6. (fols. 61v-62) ‘N.C.O.s’

Dates

  • 1917, 1987-1988

Extent

65 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries MS. Eng. d. 4160, fols. 1-2
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. d. 4160

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6153

Overview

Notebook of Leonard Rice-Oxley

Biographical / Historical

Leonard Rice-Oxley was a tutor in English at Keble College from 1921-1960.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Walter Hooper, 26 Jan 2007.
Title
Notebook of Leonard Rice-Oxley
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Original catalogue by Judith Priestman; EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
Date
2016
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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