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Guard-book of letters and papers relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire

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MS. Top. Oxon. d. 511

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Guard-book of letters and papers relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire, 18th-20th century, including:
  1. (fol. 1) receipt for payment for carriage of Burford stone to Woodstock Park, 1710;
  2. (fols. 2-3) squib on imaginary Oxford contributions to building a ship, 1782;
  3. (fols. 4-11) 'Portrait of a disappearing village' [Great Tew] by Diana Kendall, c.1954;
  4. (fols. 12-60) letters to J. L. Dampier, 1850-1852, n.d., mainly concerning the Royal Commission on Oxford University;
  5. (fols. 61-79) letters from William Newcome to his brother, 1764-1771;
  6. (fols. 80-127) letters and papers of The Club, 1893-1938;
  7. (fols. 128-130) letter of the Earl of Tyrconnell concerning Bernard Hodgson, 1799 and receipt signed by Benjamin Blayney, 1796;
  8. (fol. 132) pencil sketch of the Duke of Wellington in the Sheldonian theatre, Oxford, 1834;
  9. (fol. 133) typescript copy of a letter of Nicholas Hawksmoor to Henry Jaynes, 1715;
  10. (fol. 134) letter of Richard Poole to W. D. Macray, 1912;
  11. (fols. 135-138) copy of monumental inscriptions in Bloxham Church, 1965;
  12. (fols. 139-140) sepia wash drawing of Black Hall and pencil drawing of houses on North side of St Mary Magdalen Church, Oxford, n.d., 19th century;
  13. (fols. 142-181) letters concerning a presentation to Strickland Gibson, 1943;
  14. (fol. 230) letter of William Buckland concerning his candidature for the post of Radcliffe Librarian, 1834.

Dates

  • 18th-20th century

Extent

246 Leaves

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. d. 511, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon. d. 511

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9384

Abstract

Guard-book of letters and papers relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire, 18th-20th century.

Biographical / Historical

Diana Kendall (fl. c.1954).

John Lucius Dampier (1792-1853) was Vice-Warden of the Stannaries Court.

William Newcome (1729–1800) was the Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh and a theologian.

George Carpenter, 2nd Earl of Tyrconnell (1750–1805) was a British politician.

Benjamin Blayney (1727/8–1801) was a Church of England clergyman and Hebraist.

Nicholas Hawksmoor (1662?–1736) was a British architect.

William Buckland (1784–1856) was a British geologist and the dean of Westminster.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Acquired, 1961-1974.
Title
Guard-book of letters and papers 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

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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