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Papers of the Rev. David Colville Lusk (1881-1960)

 Fonds
Identifier: GD17

Scope and Contents

The collection is composed of: letters from various correspondents to Lusk in connection with proposal to establish a congregation of the Presbyterian Church of England at Oxford, 1929; other letters and material relating to proposal for forming a permanent congregation at St. Columba's, Oxford, for Presbyterians coming to live and work in Oxford; letters from Lady Dorothy Haig, 1921-1929; various printed materials on St. Columba's, Oxford, including historical outline, history of the Chapel and its architecture; orders of service, newsletter, terminal cards, miscellaneous stationery from St. Columba's, Oxford; list of members and adherents, St. Columba's, elders' districts, and annual reports, 1915-1934; addresses, including one by Lady Haig; and, material relating to petition by the Ferguson Bequest Fund, 1896-1898.

Dates

  • 1896-1959

Language of Materials

English.

Physical Description

16 letters (approx), 1 folder letters, 4 folders, miscellaneous envelopes, 2 boxes, miscellaneous printed items. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Conditions Governing Access

Generally open for consultation to bona fide researchers, but please contact repository for details in advance.

Biographical / Historical

David Colville Lusk was born in 1881. He was Chaplain to Presbyterian members of Oxford University, 1914-1933, and Minister of West Coates Church, Edinburgh, 1933-1946. The Rev. David Colville Lusk died in 1960.

Extent

16 letters (approx), 1 folder letters, 4 folders, miscellaneous envelopes, 2 boxes, miscellaneous printed items.

Physical Location

MSS LUS 1.1-3

Other Finding Aids

Local lists.

Accruals

Check the local Indexes for details of any additions.

Related Materials

The UK National Register of Archives (NRA), updated by the Historical Manuscripts Commission, notes: personal and family correspondence and papers, Private, Ref. NRAS 3956 NRA 43688 Lusk

Physical Description

16 letters (approx), 1 folder letters, 4 folders, miscellaneous envelopes, 2 boxes, miscellaneous printed items. Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

Physical Facet

Access to records in a fragile condition may be restricted.

General

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Title
Papers of the Rev. David Colville Lusk (1881-1960)

Repository Details

Part of the New College Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
New College
Mound Place
Edinburgh EH1 2LU. Scotland
+44(0)131 650 8379