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Archive of the Morton, Dorville and Gorham Families

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Papers of the Morton, Dorville and Gorham families, including journals and diaries, correspondence, accounts, catalogues of books, notebooks, and wills and settlements, including:
  1. Journal by Joseph Morton of voyages to Holland, 1789, and Denmark, 1791
  2. Catalogues of the libraries of J.P. D'Orville, late 18th cent., and George and Elizabeth Dorville, early 19th cent.
  3. Diary of Anne Dorville, 1825-1837
  4. Diaries of Mrs H.S. Gorham (Clara Dorville Morton), 1886-1907

Dates

  • 18th-20th century

Extent

2.66 Linear metres (46 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. b. 303, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 303-10, c. 729, d. 350-352, e. 363-367, e. 398, e. 1197-1199, f. 651, g. 18-58, g. 231; Eng. hist. e. 213; Eng. lett. d. 142, e. 195; Eng. th. d. 40, d. 42; Top. gen. c. 113

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 17248, 8057, 8080

Abstract

Archive of the Morton, Dorville and Gorham Families

Biographical / Historical

Morton, Dorville and Gorham families.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1953 and 1955.
Title
Catalogue of the archive of the Morton, Dorville and Gorham Families
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom