Wyndham Damer Clark (1884-1961), formerly of Talygarn, Glamorgan.
This is a collection of mainly 18th- and 19th-century family papers. The main groups are:
This collection descended from Lady Louisa Stuart (1757-1851) to her niece Lady Anna Maria Dawson (d. 1866), and then, gathering further papers at each generation, from aunt to niece: Caroline Stuart Erskine, daughter of H.D. Erskine, Dean of Ripon; Alice Strong (Mrs Godfrey Clark); finally to her son W.D. Clark.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library by W.D. Clark, 1954-60.Access Conditions
Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/services/admissions/).
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 40533-692
A fuller description and detailed index are available in the LibraryPublication Note
Many of Lady Louisa Stuart's papers were printed by Mrs Godfrey Clark in Gleanings from an old portfolio (3 vols., privately printed, Edinburgh, 1896-8).
Crimean War, 1853-1856
Bromley | Louisa Mary Davenport | d 1845
Clark | Wyndham Damer | 1884-1961
Dawson | Anna Maria | d 1866 | Lady | daughter of 1st Earl of Portarlington
Erskine | Caroline Stuart | d 1890
Erskine | Henry David | 1786-1859 | Dean of Ripon
Macartney | George | 1737-1806 | Earl Macartney
Macartney | Jane | 1742-1828 | wife of 1st Earl Macartney
Strong | Clement William | 1820-69
Stuart | Louisa | 1757-1851 | Lady | daughter of 3rd Earl of Bute
Townshend | Charles | 1725-1767 | Statesman
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