Pembroke College Matriculation Register

ID: 2005-33523

Creator: Pembroke College (Oxford University)

Form/Genre: Photographic print

Date: 1782

Citation: Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7000 Box 1 Folder 1

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Pembroke College, Oxford University, matriculation register, 1782. The entry for James Smithson reads, "Jacobus Ludovicus Macie, Col. Peur Avons Fils," which translates as James Lewis Macie. He was listed as a Gentleman Commoner, as he enrolled at Pembroke College, Oxford, May 7, 1782. Note that he wrote his name in Latin and used his mother's name, Macie (see item no. 7). He left the entry for father's name blank. He began using Smithson c. 1800.


  • Smithson, James 1765-1829
  • Oxford University
  • Pembroke College (Oxford University)


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  • Our photo was donated in October 1974 by Pembroke College, Oxford University Archives. This is a small segment of a larger register.
  • The old negative number for this photograph of the register page is 96-1664.

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Smithsonian Institution Archives Record Unit 7000 Box 1 Folder 1

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