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Mayor, John Edward Bickersteth, 1825-1910 (classical scholar and divine)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1825 - 1910

Biography

John Edward Bickersteth Mayor (1825-1910), classical scholar and divine, was educated at Christ's Hospital, Shrewsbury, and St John's College, Cambridge, of which he became a fellow in 1849. He was master at Marlborough, 1849-1853, and classical tutor at St John's from 1853, and published Baker's History of St John's College (2 vols.) in 1869. Ecclesiastical history, in collaboration with J.R. Lumby (1878); and edited works by Cicero, Homer, Pliny, and Quintilian. His other publications include Mayor was Cambridge University Librarian, 1864-1867, and in 1872 was made Professor of Latin at the university, a position he held until his death. He published biographies of Nicholas Ferrar (1855), Matthew Robinson (1856), Ambrose Benwicke (1870), and William Bedell (1870); edited books iii and iv of Bede's A biography of Latin literature (1875), A first Greek reader (1868), and First German reader (1910).

Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Annals of the University of Cambridge, 1500-1700, 1875 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6670
Scope and Contents

A year-by-year collection of notes and quotations, in English and Latin, 287 folios.

Dates: 1875 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Athenae Britannicae, 1875 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6671
Scope and Contents

A list of notables, mostly connected in some way to Oxford and Cambridge Universities, arranged in alphabetical order, with biographical and other references, 320 folios.

Dates: 1875 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Brooke Foss Westcott: Letter to J.E.B. Mayor, 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1475
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1884
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Correspondence to Francis J.H. Jenkinson, 17 Apr. 1884-18 July 1884

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/217-218
Dates: 17 Apr. 1884-18 July 1884
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Correspondence to Jenkinson, 16 Oct. 1904-12 Sep. 1909

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8781/238-289
Dates: 16 Oct. 1904-12 Sep. 1909
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Edwin Abbott Abbott: Correspondence to J.E.B. Mayor, 1890-1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1-2
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1890-1892
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

Hugh Fraser Stewart and family: Correspondence and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7671
Scope and Contents The collection contains letters and papers relating to the life and career of Hugh Fraser Stewart and to the lives of the members of his family. The papers include correspondence of Stewart's wife Jessie, and of her father, mother and sisters. There is also correspondence of Stewart's brother-in-law Francis Jenkinson, as well as papers acquired by Stewart for his Memoir of the late librarian, published in 1926. The Stewart and Crum families's shared interest in music is represented in the...
Dates: 1850-1950 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

J.E.B. Mayor: Bibliographical papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8427-8429
Scope and Contents

A bibliography, historical notes for 1251-1495 and notes on published books.

Dates: c 1875-1881
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John Edward Bickersteth Mayor: Historical papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6670-6671
Scope and Contents

Historical notes, mostly connected to Cambridge and Oxford Universities

Dates: 1875 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor: Correspondence to H.R. Luard, Henry Bradshaw and Francis Jenkinson, 1870-1910

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/947-952
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1870-1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John Venn: Letter to J.E.B. Mayor, 1881

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1416
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1881
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

John William Cooper: Letter to J.E.B. Mayor, with extract from will of Mrs Jane Cooper, 1891

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/307
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1891
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 File

Letter from J.B. Mayor to J. Peile, 4 Mar. 1901

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.5944/20/20
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Includes correspondence, verses, notes and miscellaneous papers.

Dates: 4 Mar. 1901
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Item

Letter from John Eyton Bickersteth Mayor to J.C. Maxwell, 20 Apr. 1875

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.7655/II/96
Scope and Contents From the Series:

A principal series of scientific correspondence, drafts and notes totalling 242 items, letters written to J.C. Maxwell from many scientists and institutions of Maxwell's day dating from his early days at Cambridge University until the day of his death.

Dates: 20 Apr. 1875
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: RESTRICTED - Use Microfilms CMO5028-CMO5042. List in catalogue
 Fonds

Maria Betts: Letter to J.E.B. Mayor

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/104
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

William Conyngham Plunket, 4th Baron Plunket: Correspondence to Miss Mayor and J.E.B. Mayor, 1892-1894

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.4251/1107-1110
Scope and Contents From the Fonds:

Artificial collection of single item or small collection accessions. Mainly correspondence but includes other papers.

Dates: 1892-1894
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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