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Collection Level Description: Papers of the Oxford Canning Club

Reference: Dep. b. 251, c. 782-3, e. 382
Title: Papers of the Oxford Canning Club
Dates of Creation: [c.1940]-1990
Extent: 4 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

The Oxford Canning Club, a university club to promote and discuss Tory principles, was founded in 1861.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, term cards, papers, photogrographs, and a card index of members.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1990.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Units of Description

See also the Records of the Oxford Canning Club (Dep. c. 724-30, d. 781-9, e. 334-5). For further correspondence relating to the annual dinner of the Oxford Canning and Chatham Clubs, 1870-1954 and Canning Club committee accounts, 1883-1951, see MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 666-7, d. 733.

Access Points

Universities and colleges | Great Britain | Societies

Canning Club, Oxford

University of Oxford

Great Britain | Politics and government

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