Guardbook of miscellaneous items, 19th-20th cent.

Extent: 154 leaves


Letters to Richard William Church from various correspondents, with a few printed items, and notes on theology, 1834-82
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 1-49
Extent: 49 leaves
Separated Material: Removed from MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1209-16, notebooks and diaries of R.W. Church, 1832-84.
Acquisition: Given with MSS. Eng. misc. e. 1209-16, by Col. Humphrey Paget, 1977 and reserved from use until 1990.

Travel diaries of Godfrey Boyd Shannon, British Deputy High Commissioner in Calcutta, duplicated typescript, with a few manuscript additions, 1953-5
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 50-65
Extent: 16 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fols. 51-7) diary of an official visit to Assam, 15-28 Mar. 1953
  • (fols. 58-65) diary of an official visit to Orissa, 23 Jan.-11 Feb. 1955
Separated Material: Photographs have been removed and placed in MS. Photogr. c. 150, fols. 21-7.
Related Material:

See also the catalogue of the papers of Godfrey Boyd Shannon.


Acquisition: Given by G.B. Shannon through Professor Robinson, 1978 and reserved from use until 1990.

Subjects (LCSH)
Diaries
India--Description and travel

Notes and case studies for a pathology catalogue, 1815-40
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 66-105
Extent: 41 leaves
Separated Material: Removed from MS. Eng. b. 2111, a 'Provisional Catalogue of Pathological Preparations Distributed in the Hunterian Series' by Sir Henry Acland.
Acquisition: Given with MS. Eng. b. 2111, by the Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, 1995.

Subjects (LCSH)
Pathology

Papers of Thomas Cowper Hincks, 1856-61
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 106-19
Extent: 14 leaves

Scope and Content:

Comprises

  • (fols. 106-7, 110-11) letters to his father, T.C. Hincks, 1856-7
  • (fols. 108-9, 113-14) letters from his father, 1857-8
  • (fol. 112) list of expenses on leaving Eton College, 1858
  • (fols. 115-19) press cuttings about his military career, 1858-61
Acquisition: Bought with printed lists of staff and pupils at Eton College, 1853-60, from Marlborough Rare Books Ltd., cat. 186 (2001), probably item 147.

Papers of the Oxford University Law Society, including minutes, correspondence, event accounts, term programmes and invitations to events, 1984-93
Shelfmark: MS. Eng. c. 7021, fols. 120-54
Extent: 35 leaves
Separated Material: Removed from MSS. Eng. d. 3543-4, minute books of the Society.
Acquisition: Found in the Library, 2002.

Subjects (LCSH)
Universities and Colleges--Great Britain--Societies

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