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Collection Level Description: Papers of the British Records Association (West Indies)

Reference: GB 0162 MSS. W. Ind. s. 60
Title: Papers of the British Records Association (West Indies)
Dates of Creation: 1815-1896
Extent: 2 boxes

Language of Material: Eng



Administrative/Biographical History

Founded in 1932, the British Records Association exists to encourage and assist with the preservation, care, use and publication of historical records.

Scope and Content

Wills, probates, title deeds, etc. relating to estates in the West Indies, 1815-1896.

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The papers were initially deposited with the British Records Association as follows

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited at the library by the British Records Association on 14th August 1981 and 9th March 1982, except for the probate of John Groscourt, which was deposited on 16th June 1986.

Access Conditions

Bodleian reader's ticket required.

Reproduction Restrictions

No reproduction or publication of personal papers without permission. Contact the library in the first instance.

Further Information

Finding Aids

Listed as no. 774 in Manuscript Collections in Rhodes House Library Oxford, Accessions 1978-1994 (Oxford, Bodleian Library, 1996).

Access Points

British Records Association

West Indies | History | 19th century


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08 February 2012