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William Lloyd Birkbeck papers, 1844 - 1866

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/BIR

Scope and Contents

From the Management Group:

Including papers of Masters, Professors and Fellows of Downing College, and gifts from past members. Includes academic administrative records but not estates correspondence.


  • Creation: 1844 - 1866


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

William Lloyd Birkbeck was elected as Downing Professor of the Laws of England in 1860. In 1885 he was elected Master of Downing and died in May 1888.


8 item(s) : Paper

Language of Materials



Birkbeck, William Lloyd (1807-1888) Master of Downing College, 1885-1888

Finding aid date

2001-09-18 14:54:45+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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