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Collection Level Description: Records of the Oxford Canning Club

Reference: Dep. c. 724-30, d. 781-9, e. 334-5
Title: Records of the Oxford Canning Club
Dates of Creation: 1882-1987
Extent: 18 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 records include an incomplete run of minute-books, with some correspondence and printed papers.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The papers were deposited by the secretary of the Club in 1980 and 1987.

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Related Units of Description

See also the Papers of the Oxford Canning Club (Dep. b. 251, c. 782-3, e. 382). 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.

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Universities and colleges | Great Britain | Societies

Canning Club, Oxford

University of Oxford

Great Britain | Politics and government

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