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Thomas Worsley papers, 1825 - 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/WOR

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: 1825 - 1927

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

Thomas Worsley was Master of Downing College 1836-1885. He was first elected Clerical Fellow by Downing College in 1824.


c. 143 item(s) : Paper

Language of Materials


Related Materials

Worsley collection in Rare Books. See DCHR/1/2/WOR for reference file and DCPH/1/34 for photo. See DCAR/1/1/6/2/7 for bursarship / estates correspondence and DCAR/1/6/1f/3 for financial papers.


Worsley, Thomas

Repository Details

Part of the Downing College Repository

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