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Mastership and Fellowship records, [1804-1903]

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCGB/5

Scope and Contents

Records concerning the offices and elections of these positions, not the papers, administrative or personal, of people who have filled them.


  • Creation: [1804-1903]

Conditions Governing Access

Election / appointment records are closed for 100 years from date of creation.

Biographical / Historical

Masters of Downing College: 1800-1812 Francis Annesley; 1812-1836 William Frere; 1836-1885 Thomas Worsley; 1885-1888 William Birkbeck; 1888-1907 Alex Hill; 1907-1915 Howard Marsh; 1915-1936 Albert Seward; 1936-1946 Herbert Richmond; 1947-1956 Lionel Whitby; 1957-1972 William Keith Chambers Guthrie; 1972-1978 Morien Morgan; 1978-1987 John Butterfield; 1987-1995 Peter Mathias; 1995-2000; David King; 2000-2003 Stephen Fleet; 2003-Sep 2013 Barry Everitt; Oct 2013-Sep 2018 Geoffrey Grimmett; Oct 2018-date Alan Bookbinder.


c. 10 archive box(es) : Paper

Language of Materials


Related Materials

See DCPP/FRE/4 for Acts of William Frere as Master; DCPP for papers of past Masters and Fellows.


Downing College

Finding aid date

2001-09-28 09:54:10+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
Downing College
Cambridge Cambridgeshire CB2 1DQ United Kingdom
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