MC:P180 Papers of Albert Henry Tomlinson (1918-2002)
Albert Henry Tomlinson (1918–2002) was a Demy at Magdalen in 1936–9, reading Chemistry. He returned to the College in 1946–52 to do postgraduate research, obtaining a BSc in 1951 and a DPhil in 1956. From 1947–83 he was a microbiologist at the Public Health Laboratory in Oxford.
MC:P180/N1/1, MC:P180/P1/1–2 and MC:P180/X1/1 were given to the Archives in February 1995 as Accession No. 95/31; all other items were given in December 2001 as Accession No. 01/232.
Catalogued in December 2001.
MC:P180/N1 – NEWSPAPER CUTTINGS
Extracts from The Times and the Independent, containing obituaries of the Revd. Halsey Colchester (C.1936–9), died 27 Jan 1995.
MC:P180/P1 – PHOTOGRAPHS
Black and white photograph of three leading members of the cast of a Magdalen College Dramatic Society production of The Castle Spectre, on stage in costume. The cast members are Halsey Sparrowe Colchester, Peter Truelove and Leila Stevens.
Size: 200 by 150 mm
Copyright: Magdalen College (presumed)
Black and white group photograph showing eight members of the production team, some holding scripts, for the MCDS production of The Castle Spectre. They comprise Nevill Coghill (producer), C.E. “Tom Brown” Stevens (electrician), Tomlinson, G. Keith H. Hodgkin, Bryan Matthews, H. Gwynne Vevers and Richard B. Freeman (one member of the team is unnamed)
Size: 200 by 150 mm.
Copyright: Organisation: Magdalen College (presumed)
MC:P180/X1 – EPHEMERA
MC:P180/X1/1 29 Nov 1938
Menu card for dinner of Magdalen College Dramatic Society, following their performance of The Castle Spectre. It bears numerous signatures including Robert Blake, Robert Kee, Nevill Coghill (producer), and Peter Truelove.
MC:P180/X2 – PHOTOCOPIED MATERIAL
MC:P180/X2/1 24 Feb 1937
Photocopy of a (signed) menu for a dinner to celebrate Magdalen becoming Head of the River in Torpids that year.
MC:P180/X2/2 25 May 1938
Photocopy of a (signed) menu for a dinner to celebrate Eights Week.
Photocopy of a photograph of the Second Torpid of 1937. Tomlinson was rowing no. 5.
Photocopy of a photograph of the First Torpid of 1938. Tomlinson was rowing no. 3.
Photocopies of two photographs of the Second Eight of 1938 in action on the river.
Photocopy of a comic poem, “Hiawatha’s Lipid”, by Hugh Sinclair [3 pages].
Termcard for the Oxford University Junior Scientific Club for Trinity Term 1939, when Tomlinson was President.
MC:P180/X2/9 27 May 1939
Programme for the Triennial Exhibition and Conversazione of the Oxford University Junior Scientific Club, held on 27 May 1939.