Typescript Copies of Papers of C.M. Remey

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      GB 161 MSS. Eng. misc. d. 317-28, d. 903-7
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Scope and Content

Typescript copies (one of at least eight copies) of diaries and other papers of C.M. Remey, illustrated with photographs, and photocopies of newspaper cuttings. Including:  

  • Diaries, 1940-9, covering travels in 'South America', 'Latin America' and Europe
  • Architectural design for the Baha'i temple to be built on Mount Carmel, 1948
  • Description of the mausoleum of the Remey family, n.d.
  • Copies of 'Letters treating of Baha'i activites', 1910-47
  • Diary of Herbert H. Smith, travels to some centres of Baha'i teaching, 1949
  • 'The biography of a house', 2440 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC, n.d.

Administrative / Biographical History

Charles Mason Remey was a teacher of the Baha'i faith.

Access Information

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 copies were given to the Library by C.M. Remey in 1949.


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

Other Finding Aids

M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45320-48.