Diaries and Notebooks of Margaret Norah Crompton, 1914-1980

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A   Diaries 1914-1980
B   Engagement books 1971-1980
C   Miscellaneous papers 1917-1963


Diaries and Notebooks of Margaret Norah Crompton, 1914-1980

1911-80

Abstract:
Diaries and Notebooks of Margaret Norah Crompton (fl.1914-1982)

Extent: 4.4 Linear metres, 60 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1237-45, e. 1341, f. 670-719, f. 797, g. 234-60

Biographical history

Margaret Norah Crompton, formerly Sinclair, née Mair, was the daughter of R.J.B. Mair.

Scope and Content

Diaries and personal notebooks of Margaret Norah Crompton, 1914-80, with the diary of R.J.B. Mair, 1911, and diaries of Margaret Crompton's sister Mary, 1947, Jan. 1948.

Restrictions on Access

Restricted (=Res.) material is indicated in the catalogue.

Acquisition

Given, with MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1339-40, e. 1342-3, by Mrs. Crompton, 1982.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. misc. e. 1237, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Crompton | Margaret Norah | fl 1914-1982
Mair | Mary | fl 1947-1948
Mair | R J B | fl 1911

Subject(s)

Diaries -- 20th century

A   Diaries 1914-1980

Full range of shelfmarks

MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1237-40, f. 670-714, g. 234-50


Diary
Date: 1914
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 670
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 199 leaves

Diary
Date: 1916
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 234
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Diary
Date: 1917
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 671
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1918
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 672
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1919
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 235
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 203 leaves

Diary
Date: 1920
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 673
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 674
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 213 leaves

Diary
Date: 1922
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 675
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

Diary
Date: 1923
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 676
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1924
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 677
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 209 leaves

Diary
Date: 1925
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 678
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

Diary
Date: 1926
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1237
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1927
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 679
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1928
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 236
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 79 leaves

Diary
Date: 1929
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 680
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Diary
Date: 1930
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 681
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Diary
Date: 1931
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 682
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Diary
Date: 1932
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 683
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 201 leaves

Diary
Date: 1933
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 684
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Diary
Date: 1934
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 685
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Diary
Date: 1935
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 237
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 235 leaves

Diary
Date: 1936
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 686
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Diary
Date: 1937
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 687
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Diary
Date: 1938
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 688
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 176 leaves

Diary
Date: 1939
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 689
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 206 leaves

Diary
Date: 1940
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 690
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Diary
Date: 1941
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 691
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 209 leaves

Diary
Date: 1942
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 692
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1943
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1238
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 100 leaves

Diary
Date: 1944
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1239
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 64 leaves

Diary
Date: 1945
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1240
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 55 leaves

Diary
Date: 1946
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 693
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 205 leaves

Diary
Date: 1947
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 238
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

Diary
Date: 1948
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 239
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

Diary
Date: 1949
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 694
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 209 leaves

Diary
Date: 1950
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 695
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 197 leaves

Diary
Date: 1951
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 696
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1952
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 697
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1953
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 698
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1954
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 699
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1955
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 700
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1956
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 701
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1957
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 240
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 212 leaves

Diary
Date: 1958
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 702
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Restrictions on Access:

Closed.


Diary
Date: 1959
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 703
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 193 leaves

Restrictions on Access:

Closed.


Diary
Date: 1960
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 704
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Restrictions on Access:

Closed.


Diary
Date: 1961
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 705
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Restrictions on Access:

Closed.


Diary
Date: 1962
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 706
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 193 leaves

Restrictions on Access:

Closed.


Diary
Date: 1963
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 707
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 193 leaves

Restrictions on Access:

Closed.


Diary
Date: 1964
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 708
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 193 leaves

Diary
Date: 1965
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 709
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1966
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 710
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 194 leaves

Diary
Date: 1967
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 711
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1968
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 712
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 202 leaves

Diary
Date: 1969
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 713
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 202 leaves

Diary
Date: 1970
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 714
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 202 leaves

Diary
Date: 1971
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 241
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1972
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 242
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1973
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 243
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1974
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 244
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 212 leaves

Diary
Date: 1975
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 245
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 210 leaves

Diary
Date: 1976
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 246
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 201 leaves

Diary
Date: 1977
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 247
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 201 leaves

Diary
Date: 1978
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 248
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 192 leaves

Diary
Date: 1979
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 249
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 200 leaves

Diary
Date: 1980
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 250
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 208 leaves

B   Engagement books 1971-1980

Full range of shelfmarks

MSS. Eng. misc. g. 251-60


Engagement book
Date: 1971
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 251
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 81 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1972
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 252
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 74 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1973
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 253
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1974
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 254
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1975
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 255
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1976
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 256
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1977
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 257
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1978
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 258
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1979
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 259
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 66 leaves

Engagement book
Date: 1980
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. g. 260
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 113 leaves

C   Miscellaneous papers 1917-1963

Full range of shelfmarks

MSS. Eng. misc. f. 715-797, e. 1241-1341


Volume of 'Notes', including lists of letters received, dreams and 'reflections'
Date: 1917
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. misc. f. 715
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 62 leaves

Volume of 'Notes', including lists of letters received, dreams and 'reflections'
Date: 1918-19
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. misc. f. 716
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 50 leaves

Volume of 'Notes', including lists of letters received, dreams and 'reflections'
Date: 1920
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1241
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 42 leaves

Copies by Margaret Crompton of passages from her diaries
Date: Nov. 1918 - Nov. 1921
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1242
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 140 leaves

Reflections, including (fols. 1-8) 'My religion',
Date: 1926
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 797
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 122 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 16-116) are blank.

Reflections by Margaret Crompton on her life and feelings
Date: 1927-47
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1243
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 138 leaves

Extracts, made by Margaret Crompton from her diaries, relating to her daughter
Date: 1958-60
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1244
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 98 leaves

Extracts, made by Margaret Crompton from her diaries, relating to her daughter
Date: 1962-3
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1245
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 76 leaves

Notes for books, including lists of flowers and their seasons, names, characters and conversations overheard
Date: 1950s?
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. e. 1341
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 76 leaves

Diary of Margaret Crompton's father, R. J. B. Mair
Date: 1911
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. misc. f. 717
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 211 leaves

Diary of Margaret Crompton's sister Mary
Date: 1947
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. misc. f. 718
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 198 leaves

Diary of Margaret Crompton's sister Mary
Date: Jan. 1948
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. misc. f. 719
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 207 leaves

Scope and Content

(fols. 19-207) are blank.


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