Papers of Joseph Toynbee, FRS, and George Toynbee

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 161 MSS. Eng. lett. c. 535, e. 210-11; Eng. misc. d. 1211, e. 1328
  • Dates of Creation
      1821-66, 1944
  • Language of Material
  • Physical Description
      5 shelfmarks

Scope and Content

Correspondence and papers relating to Joseph Toynbee and George Toynbee, including two volumes and a notebook compiled by Joseph's eldest daughter, Gertrude.

Administrative / Biographical History

Joseph Toynbee (1815-1866) was an aural surgeon. George Toynbee (d ? 1841), a landowner and a large tenant-farmer in Lincolnshire, was his father. Details for Joseph Toynbee are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

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Acquisition Information

The papers were given to the Library in 1982.


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

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