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Coates, Thomas: letter (1847)

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL27
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Coates, Thomas: letter (1847)
Date(s): 1847
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Coates | Thomas | fl 1828-1854 | university administrator


Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Coates was appointed as Secretary of the University of London [afterwards University College London] in 1831.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Thomas Coates of 42 Bedford Square, [London] to Augustus De Morgan, 3 Mar 1847. '... I am growing prosperous and successful; but, without any sentimentalism, I often look back with regret upon my old associates, from whom I am as much severed as though I were with Dives and they in Abraham's bosom.' Autograph, with signature.

Access & Use

Language/scripts of material:

System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue

Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Please contact the University Archivist for details. 24 hours notice is required for research visits.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

Finding aids:

Catalogue of the manuscripts and autograph letters in the University Library at the central building of the University of London (1921). A copy is available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Bought from Tregaskis in 1912, about 2 months after Ludlow's books were sold at Hodgson's.

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Publication note:

Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Anya Turner.

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:
Aug 2008

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