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Papers received by dr. John Collier Jones as Vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford

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MS. Top. Oxon b. 23

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Papers received by dr. John Collier Jones as Vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford 1828-1832, with a few earlier and later, in chronological order. These papers cannot be described summarily, being of the most varied description:
  1. accounts,
  2. tables,
  3. arrangements for public functions,
  4. letters from the Chancellor and other officials,
  5. private communications from graduate members of the University, parents of undergraduates and the like,
  6. draft addresses,
  7. notes by the Vice-chancellor, etc.
At fol. 3b are some papers relating to the royal banquet in the Radcliffe library in 1814.

Foliated to '694'.

Dates

  • written in A.D. 1814, 1827-1835

Extent

828 Leaves

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon b. 23, fols. 1-2]
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Shelfmark:

MS. Top. Oxon b. 23

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 20302

Overview

Papers received by dr. John Collier Jones as Vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford, written in A.D. 1814, 1827-1835.

Biographical / Historical

John Collier Jones (1770-1838) was an academic administrator at the University of Oxford.

Other Finding Aids

Falconer Madan, et al., A summary catalogue of western manuscripts in the Bodleian Library at Oxford which have not hitherto been catalogued in the Quarto series (7 vols. in 8 [vol. II in 2 parts], Oxford, 1895-1953; reprinted, with corrections in vols. I and VII, Munich, 1980), vol. V, no. 29867.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was presented to the Library on March 15, 1888, by dr. W. W. Jackson, rector of Exeter college, having been part of a mass of papers found in an old trunk belonging to dr. Jones in the rector's house. About 130 of the papers came from the same source in Jan. 1889.

Physical Facet

On paper

Dimensions

15 × 10 in.
Title
Papers received by dr. John Collier Jones as Vice-chancellor of the University of Oxford
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2020 by Pauline Soum-Paris
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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