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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Oxford University Mermaid Club

Reference: MSS. Eng. c. 2271-5, d. 2096-7, e. 2305-11
Title: Papers of the Oxford University Mermaid Club
Dates of Creation: 1921-[c. 1974]
Extent: 14 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Oxford University Mermaid Club was a small undergraduate society founded in 1902 for reading 16th- and 17th-century English drama. The Club went into abeyance during both World Wars and was 'revived' at various dates.

Scope and Content

Minutes, accounts, correspondence and general papers of the Club.

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were given by Dr. J.M. Thomas, New College, in 1989.

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Related Units of Description

See also Papers of the Mermaid Club, 1902-13.

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Universities and colleges | Great Britain | Societies

Oxford University Mermaid Club

University of Oxford

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