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Collection Level Description: Letters and Autographs collected by Mary Maud Paget

Reference: MSS. Autogr. b. 13-15
Title: Letters and Autographs collected by Mary Maud Paget
Dates of Creation: 19th cent.
Extent: 3 shelfmarks

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Mary Maud Paget (d 1945) was the daughter of Sir James Paget.

Scope and Content

Three volumes of letters and autographs, mainly 19th century, collected by Mary Maud Paget, with some additions by her great-nephew J.D.A. Thompson. The collection includes biographical notes, newspaper cuttings, portraits and photographs, arranged in the following categories: divines; political, military and naval; and peers of the United Kingdom.

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library by J.D.A. Thompson in 1960.

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Further Information

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. I, nos. 37795-7.

Related Units of Description

See also Papers of the Paget and Thompson Families.

Access Points

Autographs | Collections

Paget | Mary Maud | d 1945

Thompson | James David Anthony | 1914-1970

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