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Ref No IE TCD MS 5102
Title Arnold family correspondence and miscellanea
Creation Dates 1812-1919
Extent And Medium 112 items
Level Of Description Collection
Author Various members of the Arnold family, including Dr Thomas Arnold, his wife Mary (née Penrose), and their children, as well as other members of the extended family.
Admin Biographical History Dr Thomas Arnold of Rugby was a British educator and traveler. He became headmaster of Rugby School in 1828 and revived the school by reforming its curriculum, athletics program, and social structure. He married Mary Penrose in 1820, and they had five sons and four daughters: Matthew (poet), Thomas, Edward Penrose, William Delafield, Walter, Jane Martha, Mary Hayes, Susannah and Frances. Branches which emerged from this family are the Arnold-Forsters and the Vere O'Briens.
Scope And Content This collection contains the papers of various members of the Arnold family, including correspondence, poems, memoirs and other prose, testamentary documents, newspaper cuttings, genealogical material and photographs. Some of the papers relate to land belonging to the family in Western Australia and some of the correspondence involves William Delafield Arnold and his wife Frances (née Hodgson) writing from India to various people.
Document T.C.D.MS5102Arnoldfamilycorrespondence.pdf
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Mgt Group Family & estate papers
Related Material Hugh Oakley and Mary Arnold Forster: correspondence (1859-1921), Trinity College Library, Dublin: IE TCD MSS 5000-1
Thomas Arnold papers, Trinity College Library, Dublin: IE TCD MS 7101
Thomas Arnold: letters, papers and diaries (1826-42), Rugby School: NRA 5282 Rugby School
Thomas Arnold: letters, family papers and diaries (1799-1863), Special Collections, Leeds University Library: NRA 10085 Arnold
Thomas Arnold: Schoolboy letters from Warminster School and Winchester College (1804-10), Winchester College Archives: NRA 7893 Winchester Coll
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