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F.W. Maitland manuscripts, 1884 - 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/MAI

Scope and Contents

Also with a scrapbook compiled by Fredegond Shove


  • Creation: 1884 - 1920

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.


6 archive box(es) : Paper

Language of Materials


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transferred from Rare Books and Special Collections, Downing College, November 2000. GB Minutes, 22 October 1927: The Librarian reported that Dr Kenny had transferred to the Library various MSS of the late Prof. Maitland, which had been placed in his charge by the Professor's Executors; and had offered to the Library the gift of a succession of Law Reports extending over fifty one years.

Related Materials

DCPP/KEN/4/03b; DCAR/4/2/3 for library catalogue reference; Exhibition; DCHR/1/2/MAI for reference file; DCHR/1/17 for 'Fredegond and Gerald Shove' by Fredegond, with a preface by Ermengard Maitland.


The Collected Papers of Frederic William Maitland, edited in three volumes by H.A.L. Fisher (Cambridge 1911)


Maitland, Frederick William (1850-1906)

Finding aid date

2001-07-12 12:41:19+00:00

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

Downing College Archive
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