Fonds Foster - Memorabilia of Thomas Hartley Foster

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GB 275 Foster


Memorabilia of Thomas Hartley Foster


  • 1920 (Creation)

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1 box of artefacts and 1 framed photograph

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BA mathematics 1923. Schoolmaster.

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Given by THF's daughter, Daphne Thomas, August 2018.

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Memorabilia from THF's time at St John's: a framed matriculation photograph for 1920, two sets of mathematical instruments, a slide rule, a wooden ruler with initials C.F.H., a printed booklet of logarithms, a silver cigarette case embossed with the College crest, a small wooden box with the College crest on the top.

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Two framed prints of the College which were received as part of this donation have been added to the College's pictures collection.

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