The Tomkinson-Dauglish Album

Scope and Content

A collection of letters from eighteenth and nineteenth century political, literary and clerical notabilities, such as Robert Browning, George Crabbe, Coleridge, Gladstone and Ruskin. The letters were collected Michael Tomkinson.

Administrative / Biographical History

Michael Tomkinson (1841-1921) was Mayor of Kidderminster, Sheriff of Worcestershire, member of the Council and Court of Governors of the University of Birmingham.

Reference: Finding aid to The Tomkinson-Dauglish Album


The album maintains its original order.

Access Information

Open. Access to all registered researchers.

Acquisition Information

The album was presented by his daughter, Mrs A. F. [Gertrude] Dauglish, who was an active member of the Friends of the Birmingham University Library. The gift is reported in the Librarian's annual report for 1957/58.

Other Finding Aids

See full catalogue for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to make any published use of any material from the collection must be sought in advance in writing from the University Archivist, Special Collections. Identification of copyright holders of unpublished material is often difficult. Special Collections will assist where possible with identifying copyright owners, but responsibility for ensuring copyright clearance rests with the user of the material.


Further deposits are not expected.