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Francis Annesley correspondence and papers, 1766 - 1808

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/ANN

Scope and Contents

Very little personal correspondence is extant in the archive. These letters were mainly preserved amongst the correspondence of Sir Busick Harwood and any order or reason for their survival separate to other Annesley correspondence is lost.


  • 1766 - 1808

Conditions Governing Access

Some records series are subject to confidentiality restrictions with the following closure periods: 30 years from date of creation for general administration files, legal records and financial files; 50 years from date of creation for governmental records, including papers of the College Governing Body and College Council, and constituent committees; 100 years from date of creation for personal and personnel records, including tutorial files, staff and fellows files and appointment records, personal finance and pension records. In addition sensitive correspondence and papers concerning College affairs such as disputes and disciplinary matters are closed for 100 years. Restrictions apply on some personal and private papers.

Biographical / Historical

Francis Annesley was the first Master of Downing College, from its inception to his death in 1812.


16 item(s) (16 letters) : Paper

Language of Materials


Related Materials

DCAR/1/1/06/02/01 and DCAR/1/2/1/D3/1 for other Annesley correspondence. See DCHR/1/2/AN for reference file.


Annesley, Francis

Finding aid date

2001-06-18 15:40:51+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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