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Collection Level Description: Papers of P.A. Landon

Reference: MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 504/1-2, c. 505
Title: Papers of P.A. Landon
Dates of Creation: 1939-48
Extent: 3 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Philip Aislabie Landon

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Philip Aislabie Landon (1888-1961) was bursar of Trinity College, Oxford, see Who Was Who for details.

Scope and Content

Papers of P.A. Landon, bursar of Trinity College, relating to Oxford during the war, 1939-48, including papers of the committee on the use of university and college buildings, 1941-7; papers relating to the Catering Wages Board, 1944; correspondence with the Ministry of Food, 1941-6; and papers of the Domestic Bursars' Committee, 1940-5.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library by P.A. Landon in 1957.

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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. II, nos. 54636-8.

Access Points

World War, 1939-1945 | England | Oxford

Landon | Philip Aislabie | 1888-1961 | Bursar of Trinity College

Ministry of Food | 1939-1955

University of Oxford | Catering Wages Board

University of Oxford | Domestic Bursars' Committee

Oxford (England)

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