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'Abolitionist societies 1787-1838: a half-century of abolition': University of London MA thesis

Reference Code: GBR/0115/RCS/RCMS 28

Scope and Contents

380 pages.


  • Creation: 1935


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Biographical / Historical

Ernest Clement Toye (1903-1978) was born in Sussex and studied History at King's College, London. He trained as a teacher at St Paul's College, Cheltenham, and moved to Rugeley Grammar School in Staffordshire 1931 as master of History and Latin. He was a founder member of the Landor Local History Society and lectured and published on local history. (Biographical detail supplied by Emma Rodger, Toye's great-granddaughter).


1 volume(s) : paper

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Former / Other Reference

MSS 11

Other Finding Aids

Donald H. Simpson, ed., 'The manuscript catalogue of the library of the Royal Commonwealth Society' (London, 1975), p. 36.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Presented by the Imperial Studies Committee, 1947 (probably originally from Professor A.P. Newton).


This collection level description was created by RAS.

Includes index.
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