Jenkyns Collection: Catalogue 65-94
65. Printed ephemera (11 packets) newspaper cuttings, lists of visitors, invitations, etc., mostly collected by her, concerning major University events, e.g. the visit of the Prince Regent (1814), the installations of Chancellors in 1834 and 1853, and parliamentary elections in 1847 and 1853. [I.5-14; VIA.23 & 33]
66. Notes by her, and newspaper cuttings, concerning the proceedings following a controversial sermon by EB Pusey, 1843. [VIA.21]
67. Papers (1 packet) concerning her estate, 1863. [VIA.5]
68. Letters (26) from Charles Manners-Sutton, 1821-1833. [VA.1-4 & 7-9]
Fellow of Oriel
69. Correspondence with various Oriel dons (that of 1827-8 is of particular interest as it relates to the election of Provost Hawkins), including:
Professor and Canon of Durham
70. Papers (1 packet) of William van Mildert (Bishop of Durham 1826-1838) concerning the foundation of the University of Durham, 1831-1832:
71. William van Mildert's notes for his speech moving the second reading of the Durham University Bill in the House of Lords, ND (1832). [IVA.6a]
72. Extracts from the Chapter minutes 1831-3, made by WvM. [IVA.6b]
73. Notes and drafts (1 packet) by HJ concerning the history of the foundation of the University of Durham. [IVA.7]
74.Papers (5 boxes) concerning the foundation and early days of the University of Durham, 1831 - ca 1875; correspondence, accounts, regulations, circulars, parliamentary papers etc. [IVA&B]
75. Further papers (1 packet) concerning the foundation, first appointments, and initial affairs of the University of Durham 1831-5, compromising largely letters written to William van Mildert, whose correspondents include:
76. Letters to HJ concerning the Durham business, including:
77. Drafts by HJ of a letter to the Archbishop of Canterbury , and a petition to parliament about the Durham canonry which had been promised to him by WvM, ND (ca 1838). [IVA.4]
78. HJ's certificate of his collation to the third stall at Durham, 21 Oct 1839. [VA.1e]
79. Detailed accounts rendered to HJ or his representatives annually 1839-1879 by S Rowlandson, concerning the income and estate attached to his canonry. [VA.1a]
80. Minutes of Evidence taken before the Durham University Commissioners; HJ's examination, 27 Feb 1862 (printed). [IVB]
81. HJ's copy of a letter to Charles Baring, ND (ca 1877), and a letter from Baring, 7 Jan 1878, about HJ's canonry. It appears that HJ's income from the canonry was ca £3900 pa (about four times as much as his successor under reformed arrangements was to receive), out of which he had been paying the cost of his replacement as Divinity Professor @ £1000 pa since 1864. [VA.1e]
Death and Estate
82. A copy of HJ's will (1876) and codicil (1877). [IVC.E]
83. Material (7 boxes), very miscellaneous but mostly concerning HJ's estate, including legal and financial papers from about 1840. [IVC.A-K; VA.1ae]
A more detailed description of Henry Jenkyns' papers can be found online here.
84. Detailed accounts and other records (ca 60 leaves) concerning a charitable trust established by the will of Gertrude Pyncombe (made 1730; spinster of Welsbeare, probably in or near the parish of Poughill, Devon). The trust was a substantial one (with an income of over £1300 in 1776); its principal purpose was the provision of schooling and the augmentation of poor livings in the West Country. Henry Lockett was a trustee. [III.9] Detailed description of this item here.
85. Accounts (1 vol: rents, tithes, mortuaries, outgoings etc) concerning Crowcombe Rectory 1731-1774, kept by Henry Lockett, Rector. [III.6] Detailed description of this item here.
86. A tithe account book (1741-1751) for Lullington, of which Richard Jenkyns (1714-1764) was Rector. [VII.15a]
87. Printed papers concerning a controversial parliamentary election at Wells, 1765. Detailed description of this item here.
88. Minutes (1 vol) of the proceedings at the Wells parliamentary election (ie a poll-book) of March 1768; 282 electors are listed, with details of their qualifications, votes, and objections thereto; in the hand of Richard Jenkyns (of Wells; buried 1806).
The University of London
89. Opinions (8pp) concerning the application of the University of London for a Charter, by Charles Wetherell (MPl sometime Attorney-General), 29 Jan and 23 Feb 1831. [IVA.5]
The University of Oxford
90. The out-letter book (1 vol) of John Wills as Vice-Chancellor, with copies of over 300 official letters written by him, 12 Nov 1792 - 23 Dec 1796. [VIA.2] Detailed description of this item here.
91. Printed papers concerning the Oxford University Volunteers 1798-1804:
92. A notebook in the hand of Henry Richards (Vice-Chancellor 1806-1807) containing lists of Doctors 1797-1803, and of sermons preached in the University 1798-1807; with notes on the deaths of University dignitaries and other matters of interest (eg on p.26, the Examination Statute of 1800) in the same period. This volume has been described previously as 'Richard Jenkyns' Diary.' [VIA.12] Detailed description of this item here.
93. A letter from the 4th Duke of Portland (WH Bentinck) to the Vice-Chancellor, 4 July 1816, concerning the presentation of a portrait (number 348 in Mrs Poole's catalogue, vol. 1) of the 3rd Duke (WHC Bentinck, Chancellor).
94. Sermons (about a dozen small vols) mostly preached by various members of the Jenkyns family during the 18th century. [III.1a & b, 3 & 10]
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