Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/515
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
Title: WHITBY, Thomas (fl 1834)
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4 production units.
Name of creator(s): Whitby | Thomas | fl 1834 | patron of Guildhall Library
Thomas Whitby, deputy of Vintry Ward, was described in 1849 as having been very generous towards Guildhall Library during his lifetime.
Scope and content/abstract:
Records of Thomas Whitby, comprising commonplace books, [1804-1844]; scrapbook containing autographs, mostly of people connected with the Corporation of London, [1830-1835]; and catalogue of Whitby's library, 1834-1836.
ACCESS AND USE
Language/scripts of material: English
System of arrangement:
Records arranged by MS number, assigned during cataloguing at the Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.
Conditions governing access:
Access by appointment only. Please contact staff.
Conditions governing reproduction:
Copyright to this collection rests with the City of London.
Please see online catalogues at: http://search.lma.gov.uk/opac_lma/index.htm
Immediate source of acquisition:
Ms 01625 was donated to Guildhall Library in 1849. No accession details are available for Ms 00202-3, but they were probably also a 19th century gift or purchase. The Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section merged with the London Metropolitan Archives in 2009.
Rules or conventions: Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.
Date(s) of descriptions: Records prepared May to September 2011.