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Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire

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MS. Top. Oxon. e. 290

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Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire, 19th century:
  1. (fols. 1-14) 'A week at the University, or recollections of Oxford by an M.D. and B.D. and S.D. and Hy. S.D, May 1853' An account of a visit to Oxford by the daughters of William Dalby, Rector of Compton Bassett, formerly Subrector of Exeter College;
  2. (fols. 15-16) letter from Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington, to Philip Wynter, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford, 29 Oct. 1841;
  3. (fols. 17-18) letter from Albert, Prince Consort, to Spencer Walpole concerning the Report of the Oxford Commission, 14 May 1852;
  4. (fols. 19-20) letter from Sir Charles Firth to [Sir Richard] Livingstone, 22 Oct. 1921;
  5. (fol. 21) photograph of water-colour drawing 'Pulled down Old Tithe Barn [at Wheatley] now part of The Elms Garden' [Now (1956) known as Mulberry Court] 19th century;
  6. (fols. 22-23) letter from Annie M. A. H. Rogers, Fellow of St. Hugh's College, to L. H. D. Buxton, Secretary to the Curators of the University Parks, 12 Sept. 1931;
  7. (fol. 24) photograph of water-colour drawing of south-east view of Yarnton church by J. Buckler, 1826;
  8. (fol. 25) drawing of Duke Humphrey's library from Selden End, 1816;
  9. (fol. 26) verses on Brasenose College, by G. M., 1852.

Dates

  • 19th century

Extent

26 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. e. 290, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon. e. 290

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 7354

Abstract

Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire, 19th century.

Biographical / Historical

Arthur Wellesley [formerly Wesley], first duke of Wellington (1769–1852) was an English army officer and prime minister

Philip Wynter (1793–1871) was an English clergyman and academic. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford.

Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1819–1861) was Prince Consort to Queen Victoria.

Spencer Horatio Walpole (1806–1898) was an English politician.

Sir Charles Harding Firth (1857–1936) was a British historian.

Sir Richard Winn Livingstone (1880–1960) was a British classical scholar and university administrator.

Annie Mary Anne Henley Rogers (1856–1937) was a British promoter of women's higher education. She was a Fellow of St. Hugh's College, Oxford.

Leonard Halford Dudley Buxton (1889–1939) was an anthropologist and the Secretary to the Curators of the University Parks.

John Buckler (1770–1851) wsa an English artist and architect.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1945-1969.

Bibliography

  • (fols. 1-24) are described in Spokes, p. 110.
Title
Guard-book of material relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

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