Fonds Carrighan - Papers of Arthur Carrighan

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GB 275 Carrighan


Papers of Arthur Carrighan


  • 1802–1953 (Creation)

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2 boxes

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Biographical history

Admitted pensioner at St John's College, 1798; B.A. 1803; M.A. 1806; Fellow, 1804-33; Senior Dean, 1814-16; Sacrist, 1822-3; Steward, 1823-4 and 1826-33; Rector of Barrow, Suffolk, 1832-45.

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The papers were deposited in what became Lloyd's Bank, St James St., London in circa 1887 by the executors of Mrs Julia Carrighan. They were permanently loaned to the College by Lloyd's Bank in 1993.

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Letters, diaries of travels, papers relating to legal and financial matters. Includes some material relating to Mrs Julia Carrighan, AJC's wife.

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Arranged by document type; papers relating to legal and financial matters are in one box, letters to and from AJC, documents relating to his travels and miscellaneous papers in another.

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  • English
  • Italian

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Preferred citation: St John's College Library, Papers of Arthur Carrighan

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Dates of creation revision deletion

10 Nov 2005




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