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Bazley, Sir Thomas: letter

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 AL419
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Bazley, Sir Thomas: letter
Date(s): 1871
Level of description: fonds
Extent: 2 leaves
Name of creator(s): Bazley | Sir | Thomas | 1797-1885 | 1st Baronet | cotton spinner and politician


Administrative/Biographical history:

Thomas Bazley was born and educated in Bolton, Lancashire. He became successful in the textile industry in Manchester and was heavily involved in local politics. He became an MP in 1857 and a baronet in 1869. Bazley was also deeply interested in education, supporting the Manchester School system and becoming one the founding governors and a trustee of the Victoria University of Manchster. From the 17870s he lived mainly in Gloucestershire, at his country estate at Eyford Park.


Scope and content/abstract:

Letter from Sir Thomas Bazley of Eyford Park, Stow-on-the-Wold, [Gloucestershire] to C Manley, Esq, 13 May 1871. Thanking him for a 'further communication'. Bazley has come to Eyford Park for a few days to be among some workmen who are 'defining' his water stream. Hopes to meet Mr Buckland when he returns to town. Autograph, with signature. Headed with a crest and the motto 'Finem respice'.

Access & Use

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System of arrangement:

See hard copy catalogue.

Conditions governing access:

Access to the items in the collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the controlled 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:

Typescript catalogue available in the Library's Palaeography Room.

Archival Information

Archival history:

See archivist

Immediate source of acquisition:

Purchased from E Hall, 1966.

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Comiled 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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