Papers of the Oxford Canning Club

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 Dep. b. 251, c. 782-3, e. 382
  • Dates of Creation
      [ca. 1940]-1990
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      4 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

The collection consists of correspondence, term cards, papers, photogrographs, and a card index of members.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Oxford Canning Club, a university club to promote and discuss Tory principles, was founded in 1861.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

The papers were deposited in the Library in 1990.


Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.

Other Finding Aids

A full description is available in the Library.

Related Material

See also the Records of the Oxford Canning Club (Dep. c. 724-30, d. 781-9, e. 334-5). For further correspondence relating to the annual dinner of the Oxford Canning and Chatham Clubs, 1870-1954 and Canning Club committee accounts, 1883-1951, see MSS. Top. Oxon. c. 666-7, d. 733.