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Papers of the Paget and Thompson Families


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Papers of the Paget and Thompson families, including:
  1. Diaries of Mary Maude Paget, daughter of Sir James Paget, 1895-1899
  2. Albums of photographs, 19th cent.
  3. Diaries of J.M. Thompson, mainly of holiday tours, 1891-1936
  4. Sketch-books of J.M. Thompson, containing watercolour, pen and pencil sketches, 1901-1927, n.d.


  • 19th-20th cent.


52 shelfmarks

Language of Materials


Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 748].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. c. 748-751, d. 1174-1180, e. 1217-1235, f. 655-668, g. 232-233; Autogr. e. 14; Eng. lett. c. 495-498, d. 477

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13734

Biographical / Historical

Paget and Thompson families. The Thompson family included James Matthew Thompson (1878-1956), historian and Fellow of Magdalen College, Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library, 1974-1975.

Related Materials

The Library also holds related correspondence, see catalogue entry for further details.

See also Letters and Autographs collected by Mary Maud Paget, (Shelfmarks: MSS. Autogr. b. 13-15).
Papers of the Paget and Thompson Families
Emily Tarrant
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Repository Details

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