John Collier Jones

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John Collier Jones (1770 – 7 August 1838) was an academic administrator at the University of Oxford in England.

Jones was Rector of Exeter College, Oxford from 6 November 1819 until his death in 1838.[1] He was also Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University from 1828 to 1832.[2]

His portrait was painted by Thomas Phillips and a mezzotint engraving was produced by Samuel Cousins and published by James Ryman in 1834.[3] His papers are in the Bodleian Library at Oxford.[4]


  1. ^ H. E. Salter and Mary D. Lobel, eds. (1954). "Exeter College". A History of the County of Oxford: Volume 3: The University of Oxford. Victoria County History, UK. pp. 107–118. Retrieved July 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Previous Vice-Chancellors". University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 13, 2011. 
  3. ^ "John Collier Jones". NPG D36717. National Portrait Gallery, London, UK. Retrieved July 13, 2011. 
  4. ^ "University of Oxford Vice-Chancellor's papers, chiefly concerning the Vice-Chancellorships of two Rectors of Exeter College, Dr John Collier Jones, October 1828-October 1832, and Dr John Prideaux Lightfoot, October 1862-October 1866, with some Curators' papers". Collection Level Description: Oxford University Papers. Bodleian Library, University of Oxford, UK. Retrieved July 13, 2011. 
Academic offices
Preceded by
John Cole
Rector of Exeter College, Oxford
Succeeded by
Preceded by
Richard Jenkyns
Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University
Succeeded by
George Rowley