Catalogue of papers of The Oxford Chatham Club, 1870-1956

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Table of Contents

Introduction
A   Minute Books 1876-1956
B   Miscellaneous papers and correspondence 1870-1954


Papers of The Oxford Chatham Club

1870-1956

Abstract:
Papers of the Oxford Chatham Club, 1870-1956.

Extent: 2.2 Linear metres, 22 physical shelfmarks
Language(s) of Material: English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. a. 82, c. 664-7, d. 718-733, e. 527

Organisational History

The Oxford Chatham Club was a political club.

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers of The Oxford Chatham Club, 1870-1956. Includes minute books.

Acquisition

Presented by Maurice Keen, former secretary of the club, 1977

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Top. Oxon. e. 527, fols. 1-2].

Corporate name(s) (NCA Rules)

Chatham Club | Oxford

Subject(s)

Great Britain -- Politics and government

A   Minute Books 1876-1956

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. e. 527, d. 718-729


Minute book
Date: 1876-1884
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. e. 527
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 181 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1884-1889
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 718
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 228 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1889-1891
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 719
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 246 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1891-1895
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 720
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 254 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1895-1897
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 721
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 229 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1897-1900
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 722
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 238 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1900-1905
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 723
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 231 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1905-1910
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 724
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 227 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1910-1914
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 725
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 231 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1921-1924
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 726
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 241 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1924-1926
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 727
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 250 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1934-1946
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 728
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 172 leaves

Minute book
Date: 1946-1956
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 729
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 190 leaves

B   Miscellaneous papers and correspondence 1870-1954

Full range of shelf marks:

MSS. Top. Oxon. a. 82; c. 664-7; d. 730-3


Proposals for membership, Trinity Term, Hilary term
Date: 1944, 1954
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 730
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 174 leaves

Album of photographs of Chatham Club members, incomplete series
Date: 1949-1950
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. c. 664
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 46 leaves

History of the Chatham Club
Date: 1864-1914
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 731
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 51 leaves

Scope and Content

Typescript.

Miscellaneous papers relating to the history of the Chatham Club
Date: 1900-1921
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. c. 665
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 259 leaves

Scope and Content

Mainly membership lists and proofs, with (fols. 156-169) correspondence relating to the rule book and revised list of members.

Outsize papers relating to the history and membership of the club
Date: Not recorded at time of cataloguing
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. a. 82
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 31 leaves

Scope and Content

Including (fols. 1-25) galley proofs of rules and list of members, 1901, n.d.

Correspondence and papers relating to the annual dinner of the Oxford Canning and Chatham Clubs
Date: 1870-1954
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. c. 666
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 226 leaves

Correspondence and papers
Date: 1903-1948
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 732
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 79 leaves

Scope and Content

Mainly (fols. 1-53) relating to the proposed war memorial, 1921-2.

Accounts, receipts and cheques of the Canning Club
Date: 1883-1951
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. d. 733
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 101 leaves

Scope and Content

Of which (fols. 95-101) were removed from the account book MS. Top. Oxon. c. 667.

Accounts of the Canning Club Committee
Date: 1947-1951
Shelfmark: MS. Top. Oxon. c. 667
Language(s) of Material: English
Extent: 26 leaves


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