Catalogue of papers of Rachel Trickett relating to the promotion of the Book of Common Prayer, 1978-91

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Papers of Rachel Trickett relating to the promotion of the Book of Common Prayer, 1978-91

Correspondence of Rachel Trickett relating to the promotion of the use of the Book of Common Prayer, with related newspaper cuttings and printed articles, 1978-91

Shelfmarks: MSS. Eng. c. 7114-15

Extent: 2 shelfmarks

Biographical History

Rachel Trickett (1923-1999) was educated at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford. She became a lecturer in English at the University of Hull in 1946 and in 1954 she returned to Oxford as a fellow and tutor at St Hugh's College. She became the Principal of St. Hugh's College in 1973.

Scope and Content

The papers relate to a campaign to promote the use of the Authorized Version of the Bible and the Book of Common Prayer in Anglican church services.


Given by Rachel Trickett, 1991.

Preferred Form of Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Library [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. b. 2070, fols. 1-2].

Personal names (NCA Rules)

Trickett | Mabel Rachel | 1923-1999 | Principal of St. Hugh's College, Oxford

Subjects (LCSH)

Church of England. Alternative service book 1980
Church of England. Book of common prayer

Descriptive List

Correspondence of Rachel Trickett, 1978-91
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7114
Extent: 250 leaves
Arrangement: Chronological.

Scope and Content:

Includes correspondence with

  • (fols. 68-9) Robert Blake, 1979
  • (fol. 233) Charles, Prince of Wales, 1989
  • (fols. 32-4, 71) Helen Gardner, 1979
  • (fols. 82, 121-2, 140) William Rees-Mogg, 1979-80
  • (fols. 42-4) Iris Murdoch, 1979
  • (fols. 150-1) Robert Runcie, 1981
  • (fol. 38) Richard Southern, 1979
  • (fols. 45-7, 56) Mary Warnock, 1979

Newspaper cuttings, printed articles and miscellaneous papers, 1978-90
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7115
Extent: 157 leaves

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02 June 2011