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Letters of Austin Marsden Farrer

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Includes letters to Farrer's parents, from 1923-1953.

Dates

  • 1923-1953

Extent

0.2 Linear metres (2 physical shelfmarks)

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. lett. c. 270, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. lett. c. 270; Eng. lett. d. 272

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 15132

Overview

Letters from Austin Marsden Farrer to his parents, 1923-53.

Biographical / Historical

Austin Marsden Farrer (1904-68) was educated at St Paul's, London and Balliol College, Oxford. He was ordained a priest in 1929 and served at All Saints', Dewsbury until 1931. In this year he returned to Oxford and remained there for the rest of his life. From 1931 to 1935 he was chaplain and tutor at St. Edmund's Hall; from 1935 to 1960 he was a fellow and chaplain of Trinity College, and from 1960 to 1968 he was Warden of Keble College. For further details, see Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Miss Eleanor Farrer, 1969.
Title
Catalogue of letters of Austin Marsden Farrer, 1923-53
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by C. Parker
Date
May 2003
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom