Notebook of Leonard Rice-Oxley

Bodleian Library, University of Oxford

Original catalogue by Judith Priestman; EAD version by Harriet Costelloe
2016


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Shelfmark: MS. Eng. d. 4160
Title: Notebook of Leonard Rice-Oxley
Dates of Creation: 1917, 1987-1988
Extent: 65 leaves
Language(s) of Material: English



Biographical/Historical

Leonard Rice-Oxley was a tutor in English at Keble College from 1921-1960.


Scope and Content

The notebook contains lists of Officer Cadet Battalion recruits and other notes, a few of which are unrelated to the war and date from 1987-1988. It is stamped ‘ “E” Company, No. 4 Officer Cadet Bn.’ and is inscribed ‘L. Rice-Oxley / Lieut. No. 4 O.C.B. / Keble College Oxford’ [Keble was requisitioned as a military barracks during the war]. Some pages have been torn from the book between folios 2 and 3, and again between folios 46 and 47. The alphabetical listing of recruits starts at folio 3 with the letter ‘D’. The notebook includes entries relating to:


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given by Walter Hooper, 26 Jan 2007.


Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library MS. Eng. d. 4160, fols. 1-2


Access Point(s)

Rice-Oxley | Leonard | fl 1917-1988 | academic

University of Oxford -- Intellectual life

World War, 1914-1918


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