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Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson

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MS. Autogr. d. 20

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Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson, with a list of contents at fol. 1. Several of the letters are addressed to Francis Baily, Augustus De Morgan, and William Frend. At fol. 219 is a printed 6 pound note of New Jersey.

Dates

  • 18th-20th century

Extent

226 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Autogr. d. 20, fols 1-2].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Autogr. d. 20

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 16221

Overview

Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Baily, 1774-1844, was an English Astronomer. William Frend, 1757-1841, was an English clergyman, social reformer and writer. Augustus De Morgan, 1806-1871, was a English mathematician and logician who was married to writer and activist, Sophia De Morgan. R. Campbell Thompson, 1876-1941, is the grandson of Augustus De Morgan, and a British archaeologist, assyriologist, and cuneiformist.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by R. Campbell Thompson, 1925.
Title
Letters and autographs, 18th-20th century, collected by R. Campbell Thompson
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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