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Archive 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.


  • Creation: 19th-20th century


3.08 Linear metres (52 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 748, fols. 1-2].

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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


Archive of the Paget and Thompson Families

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).

Catalogue of the archive of the Paget and Thompson Families
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
EAD version 2019
Language of description
Script of description

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom