Catalogue of correspondence and papers of Philip Wynter (1793-1871)

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Papers of Philip Wynter (1793-1871) as Fellow and President of St. John's College, Oxford, and as Vice-Chancellor of the University from 1840 to 1844, n.d.

Abstract:
Correspondence and papers of Philip Wynter relating to his association with the University of Oxford.

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 6071-6073, d. 2916, e. 3047
Extent: 5 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Philip Wynter (1793-1871) was Fellow and President of St. John's College, Oxford, and Vice-Chancellor of the University, 1840-1844.

Custodial History

The papers were deposited by E. Lister, 1920.

Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by Clement and Anthony Lister, 1997.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 6071, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Wynter | Philip | 1793-1871 | President of St John's College Oxford

Corporate names (NCA Rules)

University of Oxford -- St John's College

Descriptive List


Correspondence, 1835-1844
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6071
Extent: 181 leaves

Scope and Content:

Mainly (fols. 10-156) relating to the condemnation of E. B. Pusey's sermon of 14 May 1843, with

  • (fols. 4-6) printed papers concerning J. H. Newman's 'Tract XC', 1841
  • (fols. 182-184) letter from Newman acknowledging his authorship of the tract, 1841

Correspondence, 1841-1869
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6072/1-3
Extent: 525 leaves

Scope and Content:

Correspondence, mainly with

  • (fols. 3-5, 10-445 passim) Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington as Chancellor of the University, 1841-1844
  • (fols. 446-525) Edward Stanley, 14th Earl of Derby, 1861-1869

Correspondence on University affairs, 1821-1869
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 6073/1-2
Extent: 380 leaves

Scope and Content:

Includes (fols. 20-81) letters concerning the dispute between R. G. Macmullen and R. D. Hampden, Regius Professor of Divinity over the selection of disputation subjects for the B. D. degree, 1842.


Papers, 1772-1869
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 2916
Extent: 158 leaves

Scope and Content:

Papers, many relating to St. John's College, including

  • (fols. 11-32) 'book accounts', 1772-1828
  • (fols. 58-61) counsel's opinion on the dispute between the University and the Guardians of the Poor about the payment of poor rate, 1843
  • (fols. 71-107) draft by Wynter of his reply to the pamphlet 'A Statement of the Facts etc.' during the election of a Member of Parliament for the University, [1847]
  • (fols. 112-113) list of subscribers to the repair of the chapel, 1843

Five notebooks
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. e. 3047
Extent: 5 items

Scope and Content:
  • (item 1) personal accounts, 1816-1827 (43 leaves; limp calf)
  • (items 2-4) tuition books, Nov 1825, Michaelmas and Lent Terms, 1826, listing students and subjects taught, with totals of students 'withdrawn, classed, passed [and] rejected' (46, 39, 39 leaves; quarter blue calf with stiffened paper wrappers, limp red calf, limp calf)
  • (item 5) J. Simmons & Co., New commercial memorandum book (1823) containing lists of students taught and fees paid, Lent Term 1823 to Act 1828 (41 leaves; limp calf)

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