Papers of David Thomas, Rector of Garsington, Oxfordshire

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of David Thomas and members of his family, including mathematical exercises; correspondence relating to parish, school and personal affairs; plans of Garsington rectory; notebooks; accounts; a recipe book; photographs; newspaper cuttings; and miscellaneous papers of the Thomas family.

Administrative / Biographical History

David Thomas (1836-1911) was rector of Garsington, Oxfordshire.

Conditions Governing Access

Entry to read in the Library is permitted only on presentation of a valid reader's card (for admissions procedures see http://www.bodleian.ox.ac.uk/specialcollections).

Acquisition Information

The papers were bought from Robin Waterfield Ltd. in 1978, except MSS. Top. Oxon. d. 755, e. 538-9, g. 20, which were given by Robin Waterfield in 1978, and MS. Top. Oxon. d. 739, which was bought from H.M. Colvin in 1977.

Note

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.