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Register of the Acts of William Frere, as Master of Downing College, 1821-10 - 1834-04

Reference Code: GBR/0269/DCPP/FRE/4

Scope and Contents

Commencing in Michaelmas Term A.D. 1821 being the second Term of the College being opened for the residence of undergraduates. Includes details of the appointment of College Officers (Dean, Chaplain, Tutor, Bursar etc) and College servants [staff]: Butler (John Gooch and Samual Peeling, Under-Butler then Butler from 4 May 1826), Cook (Lawrence, appointed Easter Term, 1821) and Porter (Thomas Howe, 1820).
Handwritten by Frere.


  • Creation: 1821-10 - 1834-04


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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.


1 volume(s) (Volume) : Paper

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Frere, William

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2001-09-28 09:48:38+00:00

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