Records of the Oxford Canning Club

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      GB 161 Dep. c. 724-30, d. 781-9, e. 334-5
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Scope and Content

The records include an incomplete run of minute-books, with some correspondence and printed papers.

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 by the secretary of the Club in 1980 and 1987.


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 Papers of the Oxford Canning Club (Dep. b. 251, c. 782-3, e. 382). 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.