- 1849 - 1935 (Creation)
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Acquisition history of this collection is unknown.
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Scope and content
The personal archive of Thomas Hodgkin (b.1831 - d.1913), barrister and later a partner in the banking house 'Hodgkin, Barnett, Pease and Spence', Newcastle upon Tyne. Hodgkin also devoted much time to historical studies, specialising particularly in the history of the early middle ages, and published a number of historical texts during his lifetime. Much of the Hodgkin family papers are held in the Welcome Library in London. The archive held within Newcastle University Special Collections is the personal archive of Thomas Hodgkin and comprises of notes and draft editions relating to his historical research; travel journals, photographs and slides; diaries; a small number of letters; and other published and unpublished material relating to his historical research.
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No further accruals are expected.
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As deposited - by material type and then approximately chronological
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Conditions governing reproduction
Copyright relating to all works created by Thomas Hodgkin has been passed to Newcastle University. In all other cases, UK copyright rules apply.
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Preferred citation: Hodgkin (Thomas) (Historian) Archive, TH, held at Special Collections Newcastle University Library.
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This EAD description created 9/19/2019.