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University of Cambridge Celibacy Debate

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.725

Scope and Contents

A collection of signatures, correspondence, financial papers and other material concerning the Celibacy Debate, 1857, compiled by Robert Potts, secretary to the Memorial Committee, c. 1853-70. Various hands. The collection includes original letters and signatures of many Cambridge figures from the period.


  • Creation: 1857

Conditions Governing Access

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1 volume(s) (1 volume paper) : paper

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Other Finding Aids

A full listing is available in the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Probably deposited by Robert Potts of Trinity College, c. 1870.

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Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge University Library Repository

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