Papers concerning a cholera epidemic in Oxford

Scope and Content

Papers concerning a cholera epidemic in Oxford, 1832, comprising:

  • pass-book of the Rev. Vaughan Thomas as chairman of the Oxford board of health
  • account of payments by W. Thorp, secretary of the Oxford Board of Health.

Administrative / Biographical History

Oxford Board of Health.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

Presented to the Library by the Radcliffe Infirmiary in 1925.


Collection level description created by Susan Thomas, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

P.S. Spokes, Summary Catalogue of Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library relating to the city, county, and university of Oxford. Accessions from 1916 to 1962 (Oxford, 1964).

Related Material

Papers relating to a cholera epidemic in Oxford, 1831-3 (MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 268-72, d. 245, e. 206-10, e. 212).

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