Catalogue of the letters and papers of Patrick Halsey (1905-1988), with some family correspondence, 1877-1988

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Archive of Patrick Halsey (1905-1988)

1877-1988

Abstract:
Letters and papers of Patrick Halsey (1905-1988), master at Lancing College, East Sussex.

Extent: 0.66 Linear metres, 6 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. c. 2284-2288; Photogr. e. 1

Biographical/Historical

Patrick Halsey (1905-1988) was a master at Lancing College, East Sussex.

Scope and Content

The archive consists of Halsey family correspondence, 1877-1917; the letters of Patrick Halsey, an order of service for his Requiem Eucharist, 1988, and family photographs, 1855-1922.

Acquisition

The papers were given to the Library by his sister, Mrs B. Curgenven, 14th March 1989.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 2284, fols. 1-2].

Personal name(s) (NCA Rules)

Halsey | Patrick |1905-1988

Subject(s)

19th century
20th century
Schools -- Great Britain

Descriptive List

Halsey family correspondence
Date: 1877-1917
Shelfmark: Ms. Eng. c. 2284
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 175 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises:

Letters from Patrick to his parents from Eton College
Date: 1918-1920
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. c. 2285
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 169 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes some to his grandparents, references and letters to his father from his house-master, Hubert Brinton, and letters to Patrick from his father and a Cothill House master.

Letters from Patrick to his parents from Eton College
Date: 1920-1923
Shelfmark: MSS. Eng. c. 2286
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 257 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes some from an Industrial Camp, 1923, and some to his grandparents, references and letters to his father from his house-master, Hubert Brinton, and letters to Patrick from his father and a Cothill House master.

Letters from Patrick to his parents from Eton, Magdalen College, Oxford, and abroad
Date: 1923-1925
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2287
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 149 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes letters to Patrick and his father from Hubert Brinton and a letter to Patrick from his father.

Letters from Patrick to his parents from Magdalen, Lancing College (where he was a master) and abroad
Date: 1925-1988
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 2288
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 164 leaves

Scope and Content

Includes some miscellaneous correspondence, and an order of service for his Requiem Eucharist, 1988.

Photographs of Walter Halsey (Patrick's uncle)
Date: 1885-1922
Shelfmark: MS. Photogr. e. 1
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 7 leaves

Scope and Content

Comprises:


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