Collection Ainslie MSS - Alexander Colvin Ainslie Collection

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Ainslie MSS

Title

Alexander Colvin Ainslie Collection

Date(s)

  • 1853 (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

1 album

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Name of creator

(1830-1903)

Biographical history

British clergyman. Born, unknown. Died, 1903. Studied mathematics at University College, Oxford, graduating in 1852. Ordained Deacon to the curacy of Sopworth, Wiltshire, 1853. Deacon, Corfe, near Taunton, 1854. Prebendary of Wells Cathedral, 1871. Vicar of Henstridge, 1871. Vicar of Langport, 1883. Canon of Wells, 1895. Archdeacon of Taunton, 1896. He was acclaimed for his work connected with Church Education, Church and State relations, and Ecclesiastical Courts. Editor of the <i>Chronicle of Convocation</i>. In recognition of his contributions to the Church, the Archbishop of Canterbury conferred on him the degree of LL.D in 1886.

Archival history

In the possession of Miss Margaret Ainslie in 1962.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Presented by Miss Margaret Ainslie in 1962.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Album of drawings and watercolour sketches made in Italy, Greece, Egypt, Syria, and Palestine in 1853.

Appraisal, destruction and scheduling

Accruals

System of arrangement

Kept as received.

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Conditions governing access

Property of the Griffith Institute. No restrictions.

Conditions governing reproduction

Copyright Griffith Institute, Oxford.

Language of material

  • English

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No problems.

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None.

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Existence and location of originals

These are originals.

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Not published.

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Physical storage

  • Shelf: 0517A