File 600 - Trinity College menus presented by Simon Keynes

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Add. MS a/600


Trinity College menus presented by Simon Keynes


  • 1973-1984 (Creation)

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1 box; paper

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Gift of Simon Douglas Keynes, 1983-1984.

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59 menus, many of them accompanied by seating charts; with 3 seating charts unaccompanied by menus, and a letter regarding the feast and invitation nights in the academical year 1978-79 [Item 1/23].

Menus for the regular feasts and dinners of the Trinity calendar, as well as the farewell dinner for Lord Butler 17 June 1978 [Item 1/20], and the Installation of the next Master, Sir Alan Hodgkin on 5 Oct. 1978 [Item 1/24], and his farewell dinner 24 June 1984 [Item 7/1] . Includes a menu of the luncheon to mark the opening of the Cambridge Consultants Building at the Cambridge Science Park by The Prince of Wales, 1 Aug. 1979 [Item 1/33], and a menu for the Annual Gathering Dinner for 1968-1969 in Sept. 1981, with an accompanying booklet listing the names of Fellows and Members of College present [Item 1/50].

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600/1: 51 menus, a letter, and 2 loose seating charts given Sept. 1983.
600/2: 1 menu given Dec. 1983
600/3: 1 menu given Jan. 1984
600/4: 1 menu given Feb. 1984
600/5: 1 menu given Mar. 1984
600/6: 2 menus and a loose seating chart given June 1984
600/7: 2 menus given July 1984

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