Finding Number (Click this to view full catalogue structure)JC6/6/2/1-14
TitlePapers relating to the award of honorary degrees to Joseph Chamberlain by Oxford University and Trinity College Dublin, and the appointment of Joseph Chamberlain to the rectorship of Glasgow University
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DescriptionCorrespondence between Joseph Chamberlain and officials of Trinity College Dublin, and Oxford and Glasgow Universities relating to nomination of Chamberlain for awards of D. C. L. at Oxford, honorary degree at Trinity College and rectorship at Glasgow, and his inaugural addresses at Trinity College and Glasgow; with correspondence of Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] relating to the above, memoranda, printed material [including press cuttings] and envelope
Including /1 Printed letter from W. Craig Henderson and A. J. Fleming [President and Sec, Glasgow University Conservative Club] to the students of Glasgow University offering support to Chamberlain as Liberal Unionist candidate for Lord Rectorship, Mar 1896; /2-4 Letter from Francis Paget [Dean, Christ Church, Oxford] relating to speech by Henry Goudy [Public Orator, Oxford University] presenting Chamberlain for D. C. L., with copy of speech [in Latin], and letter from Goudy to Paget, Jun 1896; /5-7 Memorandum by Austen Chamberlain [son of Joseph Chamberlain] and letter from Herbert Fisher [MP; President of the Board of Education, 1916-1922] to Austen Chamberlain relating to enclosed memoranda by Joseph Chamberlain concerning his inaugural address as Lord Rector at Glasgow University, with press cuttings, and Joseph Chamberlain's memoranda, 1897-1921; /11 Letter from Lord Cadogan [George Henry Cadogan, 5th Earl Cadogan: MP; Lord-Lieut. of Ireland, 1895-1902] relating to invitation from Provost of Trinity College Dublin for Chamberlain to receive honorary degree, Nov 1899; /12 Printed address [in Latin] by the Public Orator, Trinity College Dublin, with memorandum by Chamberlain relating to address, Dec 1899
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