Guard-book of letters and papers relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire
Guard-book of letters and papers relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire, 18th-20th century, including:
- (fol. 1) receipt for payment for carriage of Burford stone to Woodstock Park, 1710;
- (fols. 2-3) squib on imaginary Oxford contributions to building a ship, 1782;
- (fols. 4-11) 'Portrait of a disappearing village' [Great Tew] by Diana Kendall, c.1954;
- (fols. 12-60) letters to J. L. Dampier, 1850-1852, n.d., mainly concerning the Royal Commission on Oxford University;
- (fols. 61-79) letters from William Newcome to his brother, 1764-1771;
- (fols. 80-127) letters and papers of The Club, 1893-1938;
- (fols. 128-130) letter of the Earl of Tyrconnell concerning Bernard Hodgson, 1799 and receipt signed by Benjamin Blayney, 1796;
- (fol. 132) pencil sketch of the Duke of Wellington in the Sheldonian theatre, Oxford, 1834;
- (fol. 133) typescript copy of a letter of Nicholas Hawksmoor to Henry Jaynes, 1715;
- (fol. 134) letter of Richard Poole to W. D. Macray, 1912;
- (fols. 135-138) copy of monumental inscriptions in Bloxham Church, 1965;
- (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;
- (fols. 142-181) letters concerning a presentation to Strickland Gibson, 1943;
- (fol. 230) letter of William Buckland concerning his candidature for the post of Radcliffe Librarian, 1834.
- Creation: 18th-20th century
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. d. 511, fols. 1-2]
MS. Top. Oxon. d. 511
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 9384
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.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. II, no. 55084.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
- Kendall | Diana | fl. c.1954 (Person)
- Dampier | John Lucius | 1792-1853 | Vice-Warden of the Stannaries Court (Person)
- Newcome | William | 1729-1800 | Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh and theologian (Person)
- University of Oxford | The Club (Organisation)
- Carpenter | George | 1750-1805 | 2nd Earl of Tyrconnell | politician (Person)
- Hodgson | Bernard | bap. 1743-1805 | college head (Person)
- Blayney | Benjamin | 1727/8-1801 | Hebraist and Church of England clergyman (Person)
- Wellesley | Arthur | 1769-1852 | 1st Duke of Wellington | Field Marshal, statesman (Person)
- Hawksmoor | Nicholas | 1661-1736 | Architect (Person)
- Jaynes | Henry | fl. 1715 (Person)
- Poole | Richard | fl. 1912 (Person)
- Macray | William Dunn | 1826-1916 | Rector of Ducklington, Antiquary, and Archivist (Person)
- Gibson | Strickland | 1877-1958 | Librarian and Bibliographer (Person)
- Buckland | William | 1784-1856 | Dean of Westminster, geologist (Person)
- Guard-book of letters and papers relating to Oxford and Oxfordshire
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