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W.E. Beaumont Papers, 1909 - 1919

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/BEA

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, research notes and mss.


  • Creation: 1909 - 1919


Conditions Governing Access

From the Management Group:

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

Rev. William Edwin Beaumont, an old Downing man himself (admitted 1878), remained greatly interested in Downing history and personalities, writing articles for The Griffin and raising money for the College.


3 file(s) : Paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

All transferred from Rare Books in 2000 and 2001.

Related Materials

Obituary in The Griffin, May 1921.


Beaumont, William Edwin (c1860-1921) clergyman

Finding aid date

2001-08-01 13:57:25+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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