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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Morton, Dorville and Gorham Families

Reference: MSS. Eng. misc. b. 303-10, c. 729, d. 350-2, e. 363-7, e. 398, e. 1197-9, 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
Title: Papers of the Morton, Dorville and Gorham Families
Dates of Creation: 18th-20th cent.
Extent: 70 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Morton, Dorville and Gorham families.

Scope and Content

Papers of the Morton, Dorville and Gorham families, including journals and diaries, correspondence, accounts, catalogues of books, notebooks, and wills and settlements, including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library in 1953 and 1955.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

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. I, nos. 43145-214.

Access Points

Library catalogues

Diaries | 18th century

Diaries | 19th century

Dorville | Anne | b 1755

Dorville | Elizabeth | fl 1800-1899 | of Hammersmith

D'Orville | Jacques Philippe | 1696-1751 | Classical Scholar

Gorham | Clara Dorville Morton | 1886-1907

Morton | Joseph | fl 1789-1791

Dorville | family

Gorham | family

Morton | family



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