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Archive of Cecil John Cadoux, and Cadoux family papers


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The collection is divided into three sections: (A) the papers of C. J. Cadoux, many relating to the congregational church; (B) the papers of his father W. H. Cadoux, a general merchant in Turkey, including a run of 'out-letters', 1876-1881 (MSS. Cadoux 120-129) concerning his business activities especially in the liquorice trade; (C) family papers, including letters relating to genealogical research, and (MS. Cadoux 166) family trees


  • Creation: Mainly 1866-1948


16.8 Linear metres (168 shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

  • English
  • French

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Cadoux 1, fols. 1-2].

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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS Cadoux 1-168

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 12508


Papers of Cecil John Cadoux (1883-1947), theologian, with family papers

Biographical / Historical

Cecil John Cadoux (1883-1947) was born in Smyrna (Turkey), the third son of William H. Cadoux and Emma Temple Cadoux. He was a student at Mansfield College, Oxford, where he was appointed (1914) Isherwood Fellow and Lecturer in Hebrew. He moved to the Yorkshire United Independent College at Shipley, in 1919, as professor of New Testament Criticism, Exegesis and Theology and of Christian Sociology. In 1933 he returned to Oxford as Mackennal professor of Church History and vice-principal at Mansfield College. He was married to Marguerite Asplin. Further details are in the Dictionary of National Biography

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by T. J. Cadoux, 1984

Archive of Cecil John Cadoux, and Cadoux family papers, mainly 1866-1948
EAD verison 2017
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Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom