MC:P112 Letter to P.V.M. Benecke from the College Servants
This document was found in Eastbourne among some papers which had once belonged to Margaret Benecke, sister of Paul Benecke., and was given to the Archives in September 1999 as Acc. 99/194.
Paul Victor Mendelssohn Benecke (1868–1944) was a grandson of the composer Felix Mendelssohn) was a Demy of Magdalen College in 1886, and then a Fellow from 1891–1944. Several of his personal papers are preserved elsewhere in the archives. It is presumed that this document was sent by Benecke to his sister.
Catalogued in September 1999.
MC:P112/MS1/1 n.d. (1920?)
Letter to Benecke from all the servants of Magdalen College (listed in alphabetical order), offering him a clock to thank him for his work as Home Bursar. Benecke was Home Bursar in 1902–1920, so the letter probably dates from 1920, when he retired.