MC:P2/2/1C Correspondence on Magdalen Matters after 1930
MC:P2/2/1C/1 12 Feb 1930
Letter to E.D. Horsfall from G.L. Day concerning plans for an L.M.B.C. Henley Fund.
MC:P2/2/1C/2 Feb 1967
Correspondence between John Tilney, Dodds-Parker and Harold Macmillan, expressing worries about the pressure of work on Oxford Undergraduates [7 items].
MC:P2/2/1C/3 Feb 1977–Nov 1994
Folder of correspondence and papers relating to fund-raising activities at Magdalen College, including drafts for campaign brochures for the rebuilding of the Great Tower, aid to the Magdalen College Boat Club and the drafting of a message from the College on the death of Charles Saltzman [21 items].
MC:P2/2/1C/4 Mar 1987
Invitation to a reception in support of Edward Heath’s candidature for the Chancellorship of Oxford University.
MC:P2/2/1C/5 May 1991–Jul 1994
Folder of correspondence relating to the affairs of Magdalen College. Subjects include the writing of a history of Magdalen College Boat Club (for which Dodds-Parker was interviewed; these include thoughts on the loss of pre-World War II records), some gifts to the College, including a Magdalen Boat Club pennant and money for chairs in the library, the erection of a memorial tablet to Ernst Stadler, Dodds-Parker’s assistance in raising money for the Grove Buildings and his memories of Edward VIII. There is also a photograph of a reunion in 1993 of the 1953 Boat Crew who were Head of the River. [41 items].
NOTE: This file is closed during the lifetimes of certain people mentioned therein.
Letter from Dodds-Parker about Adam Fox (Dean of Divinity 1929–1942) to Dr. J. Cottis, former Archivist of Magdalen College, with a photocopy of a letter to Oxford Today about the Boat Club’s singing in Chapel.
MC:P2/2/1C/7 Jan–Aug 1994
Correspondence about Magdalen College Boat Club, and also about Dodds-Parker’s presentation to the College of a signed photograph of Edward VIII, which had been presented to his father [4 items]. [Found in Roger Hutchins, “Well Rowed, Magdalen!”: a History of Magdalen College Boat Club 1859–1993 (Oxford, 1993)]
MC:P2/2/1C/8 May 1997–Nov 1998
Bundle of correspondence between Dodds-Parker and the Magdalen Society, on Magdalen matters [6 items].
MC:P2/2/1C/9 Jan 2005
Correspondence with Anthony Hichens (C. 1956–9) about his father, who was at Magdalen in 1927–30, and notes made of an interview he had with Dodds-Parker about life at Magdalen [3 items].
MC:P2/2/1C/10 Mar 2005
Notes on a second interview with Dodds-Parker conducted by Anthony Hichens about life at Magdalen.
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