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WHITBY, Thomas (fl 1834)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0074 CLC/515
Held at: London Metropolitan Archives
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Full title: WHITBY, Thomas (fl 1834)
Date(s): 1804?-1844?
Level of description: Collection
Extent: 4 production units.
Name of creator(s): Whitby | Thomas | fl 1834 | patron of Guildhall Library


Administrative/Biographical history:

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 & Use

Language/scripts of material:

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.

Finding aids:

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Archival Information

Archival history:

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.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:

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.

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