Bourne, Thomas

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

A manuscript Bible containing both Old and New Testaments copied out in shorthand, 1846-50. Included is a treatise on the system of shorthand used and a watercolour portrait of Thomas Bourne.

Administrative / Biographical History

No information was available at the time of compilation.

Conditions Governing Access

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Access to archive collections may be restricted under the Freedom of Information Act. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Archivist's Note

Conditions Governing Use

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Custodial History

Presented by Dr. P. Dunsheath, Chairman of Convocation, 1955, the great-nephew of Thomas Bourne and with an inscription by him on one of the preliminary blank leaves.