Peter Parham: Memoranda on Cambridge University

Scope and Content

Manuscript memoranda concerning Cambridge University affairs.

Administrative / Biographical History

Peter Parham was born at Swanton Morley, Norfolk, and educated at Swanton Morley, Mattishall and Norwich. He was admitted a pensioner at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, in 1653, aged 17 (B.A., 1657; M.A., 1660; M.D., 1679), and was a Fellow, 1659-1679. Parham practised medicine in Norwich. He died in 1723.

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Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased from S. Crowe Ltd, London, 12 June 1974.

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Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Peter Parham in John Venn and J.A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, part I, vol. III (Cambridge University Press, 1924), p. 304.

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