Additional papers of the Radcliffe Trust, relating to Trust business, the Radcliffe Observatory, and Wolverton estate.
Additional Papers of the Radcliffe Trust
- This material is held at
- ReferenceGB 161 MSS. D.D. Radcliffe a. 5-6 (R), b. 9-29, c. 76-92, e. 5-6
- Dates of Creation1834-1971
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish.
- Physical Description42 shelfmarks
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Scope and Content
Administrative / Biographical History
John Radcliffe (1650-1714) was a physician who left money in trust for, among other things, the foundation of the Radcliffe Library, Radcliffe Infirmary and Radcliffe Observatory at Oxford. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.
Conditions Governing Access
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The papers were deposited by the Radcliffe Trustees in 1976, 1977, 1979 and 1982.
Collection level description created by Emily Tarrant, Department of Special Collections and Western Manuscripts.
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