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Finding Aid for the Society of Noviomagus Records, 1828-1892
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Description
The Society of Noviomagus was founded in 1828 in England by a small circle of members of the Society of Antiquaries. The collection consists of correspondence, invitations, minutes of meetings, holographs of both serious and humorous addresses, membership rosters of the Society, and colored engravings and ink and wash drawings. Correspondence includes letters from Henry Stevens and copies of letters from William Gladstone and Lord Randolph Churchill to Henry Stevens, Jr.
Background
The Society of Noviomagus was founded in 1828 in England by a small circle of members of the Society of Antiquaries; meetings featured dinner, drinking, and usually a “roasting” of one of the members, who included: Thomas Saunders, Samuel Carter Hall, Joseph Durham, George R. Corner, William Henry Brooke, Thomas Crofton Croker, Alfred John Kempe, Robert Lemon, William Jerdan, James Robinson Planche, George Godwin, Sir Francis Graham Moon, Henry Stevens, and John Noble.
Extent
2 boxes (1 linear ft.)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.